pink balcony - Funchal Daily Photo

2 de junho de 2009

pink balcony

This pink balcony is part of one historic house with big garden, named quinta in the island. It's situated in city of Funchal, capital of Madeira. Has a privileged view to the sea and the bay of the capital. It's a fifth built over the centuries XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX and XX.

Nicholas of the residents here and Tuelière Conde de Lambert, Queen Adelaide of England, Empress Elizabeth of Austria, Archduke Maximilian, the Prince of Oldenburg, the Duke of Leuchtenberg, D. Amélia, Empress of Brazil and his daughter Maria Amelia.
Today is the official residence of the Regional Government of Madeira that acquired it in 1979. His name was then the Quinta das Angústias (anguish). Today is Quinta Vigia.
Since that time it began a series of works, both in gardens and in buildings, before the official residence was a school of music until 1984.
Can be and is visited daily by tourists.

5 comentários:

  1. Beautiful place! I would love to spend some time there sightseeing.

  2. With a view like that, it must have been a truly magnificent residence! Nice to know that it can now be viewed by tourists.

  3. What a peaceful and beautiful place... This world is magnificent and we'll never know it ...



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