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Palacio Nacional da Ajuda

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This is a collection of decorative arts including furniture, tapestries and statues in an unfinished palace.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Largo da Ajuda, Lisbon 1300-018, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Palace is not to be missed; simply a great place to soak up some historical information. Add to that the aesthetic wonder of itnall and hey, well worth the effort. My only advice is either to avoid the nearby restaurants or be very...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Walter W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the day in Belem and wanted to get the most benefit from our Lisboa card so after lunch we headed to the Palace. We were incredibly fortunate to have the place to ourselves. It was an extremely hot day and the palace is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank saltykat10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

….of the intended palace was built, originally on the site of the tented encampment of the Royal family after the great earthquake of 1755, when the King refused to live in a proper building again. The plans were grandiose and what was built was indeed...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

Is a very nice place, we can feel the respect and history. The sillenc and Architecture is fantastic . One place to see and return a lot of times

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Francisco L
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful palace well kept and a bit off the beaten path,, well worth the visit. I visited on a weekday and there were no lines , the rooms are amazingly decorated with fine tapestries on the walls. Best way to get there is Uber or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank miguel c
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful building (still used from time to time for important official state business) and a rich source of historical information. It was a bit of a hike (mostly up hill) to walk their from the Monastery of Jerónimos/ Pasteis de Belém but worth it!...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank L5325GJdanielleh
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful old palace now a museum. A good palace to visit and spend time enjoying the olden days Royalty.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SENTHOOR
Reviewed May 11, 2019

The palace has a number of very impressive rooms, well furnished and decorated, although some are too dark since not all chandeliers are always on. Well worth a visit. Plenty of information on the visitor cards in every room, explaining both the artifacts and the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank IlyaNJ
Reviewed April 22, 2019

We were recommended to visit the place by our hotel receptionist we are so glad she suggested we went we travelled up from Belem on the bus using the 24 hour Lisbon travel card the tour covers two floors of the palace which was once...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

Arrived at 15:30 having walked uphill from belem for 30 minutes. Sign said open until 17:30. Security said closed. I pointed out the sign. He said that was for the museum. The sign outside the museum said open until 18:00. That was closed as well....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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deepalidas2015
January 11, 2018|
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Response from Helder S | Reviewed this property |
Hello Deepalidas! There are several options for your question. We consider palaces and castles in a separated way, and we consider the region of Lisbon as a whole wich might joint several places where you could see those... More
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