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The National Palace of Sintra, located in the historic town centre, was inhabited for nearly eight centuries by the Portuguese monarchy and its court. It was much used, particularly during the Middle Ages, as a hunting retreat and as a refuge from...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Largo Rainha Dona Amelia, Sintra 2710-616, Portugal
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This can be seen From so many angles that give it a different view. Right in front of it shows how imposing it is but then if you look from afar you can see the beauty of the building much better in my opinion -...More
I like to find a palace with something to look at inside, this was really good. It’s the first palace you come to in Sintra, €8 entrance. Lots of rooms to look at with some beautiful examples of decorated tiles. Really interesting to learn more...More
Sintra is a delightful Portuguese town that is situated within the hills of the Serra de Sintra. Hidden within these pine covered hills are extravagant palaces, opulent mansions and the ruins of an ancient castle. The palace entrance fee is euro 10 per person. Simple...More
Not easy for the handicapped. The guided tour was terrific and the various rooms with their unique features were both fascinating and beautiful in a very different way. The palace was busy that morning, but we were able to see each room pretty thoroughly and...More
The palace doesn’t look grand on the outside and by comparison to other palaces around Europe, seems quite simple. Its close enough to the train station for a walk (steep and hilly). We took an Uber. So well worth doing as it saves a lot...More
When staying in Lisbon, a great day trip is to Sintra to see the palace. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes and be ready for some stairs and inclines. Wonder, colorful palace in the center of this little town.
The Palace was quite interesting; great views but sparsely furnished and minimal gardens. The mix of Gothic & Baroque architecture and use of glazed ceramic tiles in many styles and formats were unique. We especially enjoyed the "Swan and Chinese" rooms. Terrific gift shops throughout...More
There are buses available to take them to the Castle. Will hinder a little because there are a lot of stairs. But it's worth the sacrifice! (Há ônibus disponível para levá-los até o castelo. Vai dificultar um pouco porque... More
There are buses available to take them to the Castle. Will hinder a little because there are a lot of stairs. But it's worth the sacrifice! (Há ônibus disponível para levá-los até o castelo. Vai dificultar um pouco porque há muitas escadas. Mas vale o sacrifício!