"Obras do Fidalgo" - Rota do Românico

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"Obras do Fidalgo"


Lugar de Pombal, Vila Boa de Quires, Marco de Canaveses

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"Obras do Fidalgo" [Works of the Nobleman], also known as the unfinished house Vila Boa de Quires, is almost solely composed by the main façade of an 18th-century house. Despite being in ruins, it shows a great profusion of decorative details and it is considered as one of the largest and most imposing Baroque façades in Portuguese architecture. The reasons behind the non-completion of this building remain shrouded in mystery...