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THE THRONE, PART II | Old Portuguese Stuff


The chapel at the ducal palace of the Braganças is, like the rest, more or less made up in the 1930s. It features hand carved linenfold panels at the pews and the double-height galleries surrounding the altar. The two large vertical stone windows (which are original) visually divide the space in two, which only contributes to the cold, uninviting atmosphere of the place. We don’t mind, as the monumental height and great proportions more than make up for it.

Paço dos Duques de Bragança, Guimarães

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