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Ajuda National Palace

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Address: Largo da Ajuda, Lisbon 1349-021, Portugal
Phone Number: 351 213 637 095
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

This is a collection of decorative arts including furniture, tapestries...

This is a collection of decorative arts including furniture, tapestries and statues in an unfinished palace.

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The dining room!!!!

What a palace! And so few tourists! Easy to get to by bus (nr 28 I believe to remember). The ton sur ton big dining room (not the "small" one) is one of the most impressive rooms... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jurgen B
Brussels, Belgium

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a palace! And so few tourists! Easy to get to by bus (nr 28 I believe to remember). The ton sur ton big dining room (not the "small" one) is one of the most impressive rooms I have ever seen

Thank Jurgen B
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had never visited Ajuda Palace despite being born in Lisbon and many visits. Big mistake, one of best sites in Lisbon, if a bit out of the way (20 mins walk up from Belem, much faster down). Really wish I'd come years ago and will certainly be returning. Entry is just 5 Euros and it was really quiet when... More 

Thank JoeFLondon
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the greatest palaces in Lisbon and one of the most recent. It was built first in wood, because the King Palace was destroyed by an enormous earthquake in 1st November 1755 ( all saints day ) and the king José l, was afraid of having a heavy ceiling above him and his family. So it's started... More 

Thank HelenaCarvalhoPereira
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this palace. Its small so probably don't need to go back again. I loved the pink room! The information was informative and concise. Its not a very busy palace so you can go around at your own pace without feeling rushed or disturbed. Its very peaceful. Everything has been kept well. Took a bus from the monastery... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you love history, if you love kings and queens, you don´t loose your time The building is not the most beautifull but the interier it´s worth the visit Look to the rest of a church near this Palace. The rest of the 1755 tsunami

Thank jose g
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history and collection are very interesting, and the Meissen room is just unbelievable. The staff were so very happy to tell us about this museum since it probably doesn't get enough visitors. They were also very helpful with bus information. We took a taxi there to save time and energy, but used the bus on the way back to... More 

Thank MA9065
Devon, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, lovely cloister and architecture. A bit more information in English about some artefacts would help.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the palaces I have ever been to, it has a pink room unique in my experience, it has the table stools and every covered in pink china. Good destination for Monday, since all the other museums are closed on Monday. Free with Lisbon card!

Thank CristianCandea
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We visited the Ajuda national palace the day before our departure ! What a nice surprise to find a nice palace like this one. I'm socked about people's reviews not to go there! Thank god we didn't take them under consideration!!!! It's a big palace with nice rooms! You can tell each kings/queens influence as you walk through each room.... More 

Thank chris m
Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We felt this was a palace of many contrasts. Some rooms were charming and warm whilst others appeared strange with unusual objects in them. We were impressed by the banqueting and throne rooms. Would definitely recommend.

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