Very typical of 854 columns this forest (1,300 initially) of marble, jasper and granite on which are supported by three hundred sixty-five bicolor horseshoe arches. Some are inclined, in response to the earthquake of Lisbon, the first of November 1755.
Red door -- Palacio Belmonte is the oldest still standing palace in Lisbon, built in the 1400s, and miraculously survived the great earthquake of 1755. For 500 years it was the home of Earl of Belmonte, Cabral and the Marquis of Atalaia. Parts of the building have Visigoth carved towers dating back to 123BC and there are remnants of Moorish brick ceilings from the 700s