Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Spain and Portugal, Volume 15

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Page 186 - To make amends for this, the village of Cintra, about fifteen miles from the capital, is, perhaps in every respect, the most delightful in Europe ; it contains beauties of every description, natural and artificial. Palaces and gardens rising in the midst of rocks, cataracts, and precipices ; convents on stupendous heights — a distant view of the sea and the Tagus...
Page 23 - Proprietor. This favourite and first-class Hotel, situated near the Kursaal, Promenade, and Theatre, commands one of the most charming views in Baden. The Hotel and Dépendance consist of One Hundred and Sixty Sleeping Apartments, elegant Sitting-rooms, and a Garden for the use of visitors.
Page 187 - Roses of white marble and wreaths of palm-branches, most exquisitely sculptured, enrich every part of the edifice. I never saw Corinthian capitals better modelled, or executed with more precision and sharpness, than those of the columns which support the nave.
Page 23 - HOTEL D'EUROPE.— Highly recommended to English Travellers on their journey to Nice, Italy, &c. First-class, and moderate prices. The Proprietor and his Wife, having lived in England, are aware of the wants of English Travellers, and he assures them that their comfon shall be studied.
Page 58 - First-class Establishment, built and furnished with taste and according to all the latest improvements. In a southern aspect, overlooking the sea, and a beautiful Garden giving access to the public "Promenade dU MidU
Page 23 - Establishment, with extensive Gardens, Warm, Mineral, and other Baths; enjoying a well-merited reputation for its great comfort and attention. It is patronised by the most distinguished families. Manager, Mr. F. ZIEGLER.
Page 25 - HOTEL DE RUSSIE.— This well-known First-class Hotel, overlooking the residence of the Crown Prince, is situated in the most attractive part of the city, near the Imperial Palace, the principal promenades, nnd public institutions, and recommends itself as much for its excellent position as for Its interior eomfort.
Page 31 - CITUATED at the West end of Cannes, adjoining Lord Brougham's property ; the finest part of the Town. Newly enlarged. 200 Booms.
Page 53 - ... rudely carved. Over this basin a smaller one rises, from which a large body of water spouts into the air, and falling from one basin into the other is sent forth through the mouths of the lions. This court is surrounded by a gallery supported by above 100 slender and elegant columns, 9 feet high, and 8J inches in diameter. These columns are very irregularly placed ; sometimes they are single, and sometimes in groups of two or three. The walls, up to the height of fifteen feet from the ground,...

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