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This is a trully typical northern portuguese manor from the 15th century. Made in baroque style, this building had parts added until the 18th century by the familly that owned the manor. Unfortunately I can’t find a lot of information about this piece of art despite it is a national monument since 1977.

It can be founded and visited at the Ponte de Lima’s municipality.

P.S. – “Solar” does not only mean “related to solar power” in portuguese. It is also a word for “Mansion”/“Manor”.

Near Cárcua, Ponte de Lima – Portugal

25-07-2012

Canon EOS 550D + 50mm lens + CPL filter
f3.5 opening / 1/125 sec exposure

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Coming from Portugal, established in Sweden since 2010. “I tell what I see, I see what I tell.”

Self tought. I am still learning, I allways will be! Landscapes and nature were, are and allways will be my favourite thing to shoot. Other motifs? Yeah, they will come as well…

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Comments

  • Fara
    Faraalmost 2 years ago

    What a beautiful manor house………………….a very pleasing aspect………………love it Joao………………….Joyce

  • Thanks Joyce! Perhaps your next holiday house? :P eheheheheheheh

    – João Figueiredo

  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...almost 2 years ago

    Great looking building… Wonderful angle!

  • Thanks once again Donna! Very much appreciated for such nice feedback! :)

    – João Figueiredo

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...almost 2 years ago


    linda!

  • Muito obrigado Tereza!! É uma pena o palácio não ser sproveitado de outra maneira…

    – João Figueiredo

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you!

    – João Figueiredo

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchalmost 2 years ago

    Amazing looking place, Joao, and beautiful image!!! :)))

  • Once again Laurie, than you so much for the fave and the great feedback I get from you! Much appreciated!

    – João Figueiredo

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