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Caxias Royal Estate Cascade Gardens

Located by the seaside, this small garden is well an example of the sophisticated social life of the eighteenth century.
The cascade is the prominent feature of the garden with several communicating tunnels arranged in throne.
 

Located by the seaside, this small garden is well an example of the sophisticated social life of the eighteenth century. The cascade is the prominent feature of the garden with several communicating tunnels arranged in throne and crowned by an octogonal pavilion, at mid-plane a tank from where part of the water fall into the pond that boasts a sculptural set of the authorship of Machado de Castro.

The statues represent a mythological scene of Goddess Diana bathing by the grove where her beloved shepherd Endymion slept an eternal sleep. From those statues spout several water effects lending a greater movement to the characters of this gigantic Wagnerian stage.

 

 

Visiting the Caxias Royal Estate is having the opportunity to visit a garden of enormous scenic, architectural and sculptural value.

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​Horário de verão | 9h00 às 21h00
Horário de inverno | 10h00 às 18h00

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Estrada da Gibalta, 2760-064 Caxias map and contacts Close
N 38º 42' 2,37'' ,W 9º 16' 25,92''

Quinta Real de Caxias
Estrada da Gibalta, 2760-064 Caxias
214 410 276

Como chegar

Automóvel
Junto à estação de comboios de Caxias

Comboios

Estação de saída: Caxias
Encontra-se em frente à Estação de Caxias, a aproximadamente 100m. Basta atravessar o Jardim das Palmeiras e a Estrada da Gibalta.

Published 3/9/2017 at 9:45 AM
Caxias Royal Estate Cascade Gardens