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Address: Largo Rainha D. Amelia, Sintra 2710, Portugal
Phone Number: 351-219-106-840
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Least exciting of the 3, but still worth it!

We started with this Palace and it was beautiful, great insight to the history and start of your Sintra journey! Moorish Castle and Pena felt much more exciting afterwards! Well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We started with this Palace and it was beautiful, great insight to the history and start of your Sintra journey! Moorish Castle and Pena felt much more exciting afterwards! Well worth doing all 3!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Wheelchair access limited but staff amazing, we could only visit 4 rooms but was still well worth the visit, we were given personal service at no extra cost and the tour guys were informative, friendly and very approachable

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Good but Pena palace was better. The advantage of the palace is that it is in the middle of the Sintra village. It is not an absolute must see but is well decorated and gives a good sense of local history. The staff are very helpful (for directions, where to get best pastries etc), and knowledgeable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This will be among the NOT-TO-MISS places when you visit Lisbon. The Sintra city in itself is a very beautiful place. The palace is just mind blowing and with round 13-15 Euros that you pay, it is totally worth it. You get to walk through the different rooms present in the palace and every room will have something new and... More 

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Seville, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This place is cool, but expensive to get into (11.5 euros). The staff was also not very friendly. No smiling and kind of rude to foreigners who have questions. The nature is beautiful and the palace is very well preserved, but it feels very touristy. Also- they charge you an EXTRA 3 euros if you want to take the bus... More 

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Little Canfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

The National Palace is well worth a visit.....unique tiles, iconic chimneys and fabulous ceilings! Don't miss the Swan room and the Magpie room with painted ceilings dating back to the 15th century.....amazing!!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

In comparison to the Pena castle and the Quinta da Requeiro the Palace gives you a more realistic approach of Portugals monarchical history. Beautiful rooms, paintings and views make the visit a real pleasure. Don't miss this palace when you are in Sintra!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Sintra and it's sights are geared towards visitors, both foreign and domestic. Foreign tourists have the disadvantage of both being unsure and perhaps having a language barrier and this may make things chaotic at times. What is NOT needed in this mix is guides and/ or staff who treat any visitors with thinly veiled contempt. Certainly our case when we... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We only had time to visit the National Palace , the cathedral and the narrow streets of " downtown " Sintra. Reviews say other palaces in the area are more beautiful but this palace, full of azulejos, detailed ceilings, especially the swan room with 27 wooden panels painted of swans dating to 1570, and the incredibly beautiful Blazons Hall makes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Best thing with castle is the location. Highest point of a city which likes atop a mountain. Palace is not very old, nor all that interesting. Walk over to Moorish castle afterward.

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