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Park and National Palace of Pena

Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609, Portugal
+351 21 923 7300
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Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609, Portugal
+351 21 923 7300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The palace is fun and quirky to visit, but that's only part of the visit. The palace is surrounded by miles of hiking trails that take you by special places such as the fern garden, lakes, high cross, monks grotto, etc. I spent 3 hours...More

Thank ImeldaMario
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow great palace on top of a small mountain and had its own microclimate very cool on top what a great place to visit and superb for taking photos, can get quite crowded and very close quarters in some parts of the palace

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Disneyland's fairytale castle on steroids. Everything you'd expect from a Royal family removed from everyday reality.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Super crowded, but the tile work is not to be missed. I wish that I had more time to explore the grounds and see some of the other structures within the park. Word to the wise - bug spray!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quiet, peacful and totally majestic. The house isn't very impressive (from the inside anyway) but the gardens are.insanely beautiful and we spent hours there walking around. Skip the house and justw walk around the gardens (bring a picnic!)

Thank dananiv
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must visit in Sintra. A very well preserved and maintained palace. Worth to pay the admission to go inside the palace. Suggest having a drink at the terrace to have a wonderful view and good souvenirs for sales at their shop.

Thank BatesLau
Reviewed 3 days ago

Maybe the strangest castle I've seen. Technicolor outside with Influences of the Middle East and Europe. The gardens have interconnected ponds with fish (Carp) and little grottos to escape the crowds. Worth the admission and fun to explore

Thank sa32de2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Palace of Pena is just beautifull. The walk nearby is a great place to take many photos which I adore doing. My friends and I were just astonished by the sights of nature. Just amazing

Thank Iva I
Reviewed 4 days ago

Since we had only one full day in Sintra, we read what everyone said - and we now agree that if you don't have time for anything else, this is a visit you don't want to miss. The palace is a true eye-candy, and a...More

Thank Arikiis
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I walked here from sintra station as there is a pedestrian route through gardens which is steep and needs a decent level of fitness, but so worth it. Once there the Pena Palace gardens are lovely and I spent a good 2 hours exploring. The...More

Thank Julie B
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How much time do you recommended for visiting the actual Palace of Pena, and also the Park? I Initially thought 2 hours, but perhaps that is too short a visit?
19 May 2017|
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Response from Petra J | Reviewed this property |
I think two ours was good for, but we rather quick visitor in kultur. It depends on interest of everything, maybe three is perfect👍🏽
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Maria K
Where do I buy a combined ticket.? Online I cannot seem to get a combined ticket,just add on each attraction.Is there an office in Sintra for this, will it have a long queue on Monday 1st May when we plan going?
29 April 2017|
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Response from ryanjob | Reviewed this property |
When you arrive at castle of the moors there is a ticket office or a machine outside, we used the machine outside and you pay by card. Very straight forward and fast
I will be visiting Sintra and will be staying approximately 30 in Lisbon (by taxi). Can anyone please tell me if taking a taxi is a good idea? Also, any detailed information about the best way to navigate to Pena place park, Castle of the Moors and Quinta da Regaleira. Any tips are welcome. THANKS!
12 April 2017|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
One more point, if you buy tickets, go to the Tourist office as you can buy combined tickets at a reduced price and then do not have to wait in line at the Palaces. Quinta de La Regaleira is privately owned, so you can only... More