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Initiation Well at Quinta da Regaleira

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to see. Its an amazing photo opportunity. Very narrow and when wet slippery so be careful.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ellina520
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe i was just so jet lagged that my mind was a little off ... but this was an amazing experience. There are Masons in my background and so I approached this tour with a measure of reverence. I thought a lot about what it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mary R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ask for directions to find this amazing feature inside the Qunita da Regaleira park and then find it and walk inside it!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank M P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The well and gardenns are spectacular. I only wish there was more interpretative materials available. Every nook and cranny has a story and Im sure the fact owner was from Brasil, a Rosicrucian and Mason greatly influenced his choice of plants. The material available is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank africanescapes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This construction is a marriage between art, magic, and ritual. It represents the birth experience in the most beautiful, poetic, and romantic way. Try to connect with the energetics of this place.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank franciscadiniz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Masons, knight, initiative... if that is something you are interested in than do not miss this place. I loved it. It is beautiful and mysterious. Initiation well has so much symbolic and it is good to take audio guide to listen the story behind it

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Journey43596
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the view is enthralling, the associated History is dismal - the well wasn't used as a water source but as a place for ceremonial rites. Having said that, it's linked by tunnels to another well and other sites of Quinta da Regaleira which itself...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was magical, mystical, and lived up to the hype! This was a gorgeous spot and totally worth coming to Sintra for. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

We loved this area. The gardens, caves , views and the well are amazing a must see if visiting Sintra

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank novaking
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

If the palaces and sites in Sintra, this was the most reasonably priced. We purchased the family ticket for 22e. The property is beautiful. We wandered through a cave (had lights and easy to walk) and found initiation well. We thought it was amazing and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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MsBojangles8876
21 July 2018|
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Response from N3530RJanna_ | Reviewed this property |
Think that there are toilets near exit. Go when it’s not to hot. A lot of people, bu the park is big.
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Lisa M
12 April 2018|
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Response from joannak704 | Reviewed this property |
It surely depends on the season. We were there in the morning & it wasn’t crowded, at noon there were quite a lot of people. The positive thing is that the whole place is so big that it does not actually matter whether there... More
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