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Fenced Off

This house looks like something from the Flintstones. It has been built (squeezed) between two... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Craig M
Porto, Portugal
Original architecture

Casa de pinedo Fafe northern portugal is a truly original piece of architectural ingenuity, allow... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Durham, Canada
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8 Aug 2018
“Fenced Off”
5 Aug 2018
“A fairy tale”
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

This house looks like something from the Flintstones. It has been built (squeezed) between two large boulders on the top of a mountain and has become a tourist attraction. Perhaps in response to the influx of visitors, the owner has now fenced off the entire...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Craig M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Wonderful scenario. It is necessary to book to visit. You have to drive there, is not far from Porto. Is a pity that we can not sleep there. But is worth while just to see and move around and that pictures with this fairy tale...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Maria S
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Casa de pinedo Fafe northern portugal is a truly original piece of architectural ingenuity, allow the owners their privacy. It should ne featured on unusual homes ofmthe world.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 12 July 2017

As other people has written there is a fence around the whole property meaning you can't come close to the house, which was a big lead down. But the Casa is located on top of a hill/mountain, so at least there is a nice view...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Ulse U
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Interesting building because of it originality! Nothing compare to it in the world. A shame that it is closed.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank LuisFafe_Portugal
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Dont't go there. 1: It is hard to find. 2: they built a fence around the house and marked the land as private. so you can only look at it from a distance of about 100 meters, thus not worth it.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Yves T
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The Casa de Penedo (literally 'rock house') is quite extraordinary, a tiny but lived-in house built between large boulders, with the boulders forming part of the structure. It is located close to the top of a treeless hill in a particularly windswept and cold-looking spot,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Made out of enormous stone placed naturally there, someone just build a house in a location with an extremely beuatifull landscapes. Not open to the public, but can be visited in the outside.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank matrixamp
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Constructed on top of a mountain in the middle of four rock is surely one of the strangest houses in the world, take warm clothing because the area is very cold and windy

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Be_My_Guest_in_Porto
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