Casa dos Bicos
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The related architecture of our Ocean Epopeia (Exploration on the XV th century)
Famous house with beaks on its facade. You can visit Saramago (Literature Nobel Price 1998) exhibition there.
Owing its name to the pyramid-shaped stones covering its façade, this 16th century building was had built by D. Brás de Albuquerque, son of the then governor of Portuguese India. Having served many purposes over the years, been destroyed (like many buildings in Lisbon) by the 1755 earthquake and…
This unusual building was inspired by the palaces of Venice. It was built in 1523 as the home of the Portuguese viceroy of India, Afonso de Albuquerque.