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Do Rossio até Alfama
Gardens and Palace of the Marquis of Pombal and House of Fishing - Oeiras
It’s construction dates back to the second half of the 18th century and it is a project designed by Carlos Mardel, an Hungarian architect who played a major role in the Pombaline rebuilding of Lisbon.
Being integrated in the Quinta de Cima ou Quinta Grande the Fishing House makes up an axial structure along with the wine cellar and other Palace buildings, standing perpendicularly to this one and to the stream.
This precinct owes its name after the tile panels with fishing work motives that cover a squared room walls as well as to the stucco ornaments also subordinated to the fishing theme that as a matter of fact used to take place at the huge tank on the right side of the house.
Preceding the Fishing House whole there is a pond with an eight point star in the center that represents the Carvalho coat of arms. In this garden rises a standard Pombaline tile covered walls staircase.
Most authors claim that the panels were made at Fábrica do Rato (Royal Earthenware Factory). The Taveira Cascade is the highlight of this set. dedicated to the water’s cult with a rock bottom the water flowed to a lake in front of two pillars.