São Lourenço Palace in Funchal, Madeira Island

Palace of Saint Lawrence

Summary:

The Palace of Saint Lawrence presents a Military, Manueline and Mannerist architecture which underwent changes through the ages, progressively transforming it into a “national palace”.

About:

The Palace of Saint Lawrence presents a Military, Manueline and Mannerist architecture which underwent changes through the ages, progressively transforming it into a “national palace”.
In the centre of Funchal we can visit the Palace of Saint Lawrence, also known as Fortress of Saint Lawrence.
This monument is an historical and political symbol of the Autonomous Region of Madeira and has a crenulated tower on the east side, characteristic of the “Manueline” period. During the “Philippine” period, three bulwarks were built facing north.
Currently, the palace serves as the residence of the Representative of the Republic and Headquarters of the Military Zone of Madeira

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Address:

Avenida Zarco 9001- 902 Funchal