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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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Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: 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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This is one of the highlights of our journey to Lisbon..we cannot recommend this palace enough.we where shock at the price charged for admission at being only 5euros for such a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This is one of the highlights of our journey to Lisbon..we cannot recommend this palace enough.we where shock at the price charged for admission at being only 5euros for such a stunning palace. Don't let the outside of the palace put you off as when you are in the palace it's like a treasure trove of artefacts and furnishings that... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A fascinating and interesting place. A bit OTT on the taste but well worth a visit. Easy to get to from Monastery. 729 bus at bottom of hill, just a few stops up. very quiet and peaceful. Excellent value for 5 Euros. A great place after the hussle and bussle of the monastery and tower. An excellent little cafe in... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

They were able to host over 150 people without any drama whatsoever. The food and drink selections were diverse and excellent. Well done

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Mission, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stayed in Belem and walked here from our apartment. Apparently there is a bus or tram that can bring you up the hill from the Main Street. I am sure the shop keepers or locals could tell you. A bit hidden away around an older neighbourhood, this former seemingly run down palace was a pleasant way to spend a... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A wonderfully well kept museum, on a promontory up from Belém neighborhood, this wonderful museum takes you back to the last years of the oortuguese royalty, its luxury and good taste. Especially if you are acquainted with the history of Maria Pia, that princess from the Savoya royal house who gave life to this palace, who helped so many people... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We went there because my mother in law insisted and because we were close to Jeronimos Monastery and therefore not far away. From the outside it does not look that impressive, but inside it's simply beautiful!! In particular there are some rooms of the Queen that are pretty unique in Europe - I remember the porcelain pink room and her... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The royal family have not lived in this stately building since 1910 so it is frozen in time, with the furnishings exactly as they were a hundred years ago. It is, however, still used by the President for state banquets etc and is well worth the visit, as you get a great idea of the opulence enjoyed by the king... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Not to be missed for those who love the royal palaces yet fully equipped and furnished as of the time of the last kings. Everything remained: furniture, ornaments, pictures, tables, ... Photos permitted. Low cost 5 euros!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The palace is wonderful, the pieces of furniture worth being seen, but lack of information and of audioguides prevents visitors from fully enjoying the museum. On the pros side, this is on eof the few musums open on Monday in Lisbon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Not many tourists came here which made it quite nice. We were about the only ones at the palace! Its a cool palace to explore and they really let you see all the rooms. Really cheap admission fee as well. Its a bit run down but i think it adds to the charm. I had trouble getting here by public... More 

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