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National Palace of Sintra

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Address: Largo Rainha D. Amelia, Sintra 2710, Portugal
Phone Number: 351-219-106-840
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The palace is very nice. It is attractive and worth a visit. It is not spectacular but there are not many places that are. The audio tour is helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you have ever been to another castle or palace, ever, anywhere in the world, then this one is going to be a HUGE disappointment! The whole time I was there I was waiting for it to get better, but it didn't. There are so many other things I could have done with that tenner...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately once you have visited the Pena Castle all other Castles in Sintra pale by comparison. The National Palace is worth the visit and it is located in the heart of the City

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The palace is very nice. It is attractive and worth a visit. It is not spectacular but there are not many places that are. The audio tour is helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This was just another of the awesome castle/palaces we visited. It was such a great place to wonder around and see all the beautiful artwork and details. We spent a pretty good amount of time here and it was worth it. Definitely recommend stopping in here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Lovely ride to the fabulous moorish palace. Whilst I could only see the place from the terraces due to time constraints.. I would strongly suggest that you do see it from inside as well

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

You have to walk a lot in order to visit an ordinary old palace . visiting the town , old shops & restaurants would be better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

All of Sintra is a must. If you can overnight there, would be magical. Sintra is long home of Portugual's monarchs and lots to discover. Quaint restaurants to dine also

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really interesting place to visit- right in the centre of Sintra - so ideal location!! Beware that the cruise ships are more likely to start their visits by lunch time- so my advice is visit early in the day! Lots of cafés , restaurants & shops nearby!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This Palace is located in the centre of Sintra ans is really the historical palace of the Kings. It existed before Portugal expansion, and you can see marvelous azulejos with 4-5 colours. The National Palace is where one can understand the long standing history of Portugal. Its kitchen chimneys are a landmark, but there are many other rooms to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We spent 2 hours visiting this site with our private driver-guide Dimas from Go2Lisbon tours. He navigated the narrow, winding & hilly roads with care. We didn't have to wait in line and the palace is self-guiding. The site is nestled in the forest above Sintra and it is like no other palace we've ever seen -- it is brilliantly... More 

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