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National Palace of Sintra

Address: Largo Rainha D. Amelia, Sintra 2710, Portugal
Phone Number: 351-219-106-840
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Ranked #11 of 26 Attractions in Sintra
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This playful castle with many-coloured domes and spires looks like something a child dreamt up. Definitely worth the trainride from Lisboa. Be sure to take in the park too while you visit the place.

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Go through Lisboa to Cascais then to the Sintra. Sintra Palace is in a national park and environment is amazing. Very colorful and bright place. It is a place that you should go and see.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

If u happen to visit Lisbon, then sintra is a place not to be missed..public transport is not recommended to get to sintra although it's cheaper (€4.50 return ticket).. Bare in mind you'll have to either walk or take another public transport from the train station of sintra up to the hill where you can see all the castles and... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This palace located in the city center and was an interesting look into the life of the royals who lived at the palace until 100 years ago. My favorite room was the kitchen.

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This palace was not so large that it was impossible to see it all. The rooms are beautifully furnished and the ceiling are VERY cool. The tile, like in many places in Portugal, is absolutely beautiful. Definitely a place I'd recommend if you have the time!

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We decided to do this stop to see the National Palace in Sintra the same day as the Pena Palace. Glad that we did. It's a different entry price, but with all that is involved to preserve this palace, we understand. It's all self guided. Easy to follow, not crowded, every room had a placard in English to make it... More 

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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Fine palace in the old town of Sintra with a lot of things to see. Experienced guides tell even more than the exhibition itself. Original furniture, tiles, decorations, the kitchen, good visual information on displays, You can go shopping in the narrow alleys near the palace and get decent food before you take the train back to Lisbon

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

You can reach sintra from lisboa,by train,by bus ,by car.The national palace of sintra is a masterpiece,it has sections dressed in azulejos,there is a room with 71 shields of noble families,one of them has tried to kill the king of portugal,it was caught,and they have loose the right to expose their shield forever.the whole parcs of sintra are impressing...

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

When in Sintra, this is a nice thing to do. Stroll through the former royal palace, sit in the garden, be enchanted of the artistic tiles on the walls. Definitely worth an hour of your time.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

we loved the palace. the view. witnessing the way the king lived a century ago. the decor. beautiful

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