Palácio do Raio

This is one of the most representative exemplars of the baroque taste, on the height of its exuberance. It was built in 1754 and the “rocaille” front as well as the staircase stand out.


Rua do Raio, 400


  • Difficult external parking
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    opening hours

  • tuesday: 10:00-13:00, 14:30-18:30
  • wednesday: 10:00-13:00, 14:30-18:30
  • thursday: 10:00-13:00, 14:30-18:30
  • friday: 10:00-13:00, 14:30-18:30
  • saturday: 10:00-13:00, 14:30-18:30

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