"It happened at the Castelo da Pena."


Palácio da Pena,Portugal
Public DomainPalácio da Pena,Portugal - Credit: Tania Fonseca


One of the Seven Wonders of Portugal, Pena National Palace is a wonderful representation of 19th century Romantic architecture and enjoys national monument status in the country.

The palace perches proudly on a hill overlooking Sintra and offers up wonderful views of the surrounding area and is itself visible from Lisbon on a clear day.

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is used by the President of the Portuguese Republic and other government officials for state various occasions.