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Address: Sintra 2710-001, Portugal
Phone Number: 351 219 105 340
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Fabulous inside and out.

The bus from Sintra drops off at the gate, there is an entrance fee..can't remember..but wasn't too expensive. We explored the garden first, in March there are obviously not too... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
34 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

The bus from Sintra drops off at the gate, there is an entrance fee..can't remember..but wasn't too expensive. We explored the garden first, in March there are obviously not too many flowers! but the structures and plants are impressive. Inside there is the most fantastic filigree plaster work, so beautiful. The cafe was nice too. FOR THOSE WITH MOBILITY PROBLEMS... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Even we went there on closing time it was more than enough to enjoy the gardens, palace, falls. One of the most beautiful architectural and landscape creations.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Fantastic palace, in Arabic based stylish very well preserved. Recently restored preserving original design.

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Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This architect is inspired by the Persian/Islamic style. The Cook family made this villa to entertain. It is not very big but the architecture, the colours, the gardens, carvings are worth seeing.

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Matosinhos, Portugal
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The gardens are very beautiful, I recommend for 100% but the inside of the palace are very degraded and you will not see too much. You will only see some videos and photos showing how it was and how it will be. For me, the price is to high for the attraction.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

palace is small but nice...it is worth to visit because of the parque...it needs 3 hours to visit all, and also you should be in good shape

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A romantic casle with so many different styles and colours. We had a misty day but the views are spectacular

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We visited here as part of our day trip with We Hate a Tourism tours. The gardens are just breathtaking and the palace is amazing. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

One of the stop of our hop-on-off bus tour. You can if you have time after visiting Pena Palace, Moors Castle and Quinta Da Regaleira. It's beautiful but not a must visit spot in Sintra.

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sintra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Quinta de Monserrate, as it was originally, occupies an especially favourable site along the ‘high’ road between Sintra and Colares. The name is said to derive from a votive chapel put up to the Virgin of Monserrat by a sixteenth century friar on returning from a pilgrimage to the great Benedictine monastery of that name in Catalonia (and around... More 

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