Looks nice from far away, historical building, tranquil surroundings, not my favorite spot in Lisbon
About Ajuda National Palace
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We stopped here for photos while on one of our tours by car. The driver was able to at least park long enough to make our photos and allow us a closer look at the National Palace in Lisbon. I highly recommend taking the time...More
The palace is located in the Belem district and within walking distance from the President's residence. It is not a stunning palace but there are many interesting aspects that make it attractive, such as the recitals inside the palace, the performance at the courtyard, the...More
We were surprised that there were so few people here. It is uphill but you can take the bus and the walk from the stop is not far. Don't miss this beautiful palace with no crowds.
Because it was built in mid 19thC and the Portugese monarchy was deposed after 1910 the luxurious decor had little time to decay the exhibits. This visit is to immerse yourself in opulence of that period. You learn about the families as you go round...More
Unlike palaces in Sintra, Ajuda palace is not so crowded and that is a main reason why I enjoyed it more than Pena or Maurish palace. Stuff placed on critical places will make sure you will not end up go in circles and that visiting...More
Wow what a Palace. So pleased we were able to go and see such a splendid place. Certainly worth a visit. The ceilings are amazing. The rooms huge and the pink room with all the china is lovely. And you can hire the huge dining...More
You will not spend a better 5 euros anywhere. The palace although impressive outside does not do justice to the splendour you see inside. I simply loved the inside, All the rooms are impressive but my favourites are the throne room and the banqueting hall....More
In my opinion, one of the less important places to visit in Lisbon... I was disappointed. didn't enjoy this place.
We have visited Palace,Monasteries,Castles-the lot. And whilst we are continually amazed by the opulence and indulgence enjoyed by the Royals over the decades, this is the best example and display. It is huge, extremely well preserved and fully furnished that therefore provides a much better...More