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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Largo da Ajuda, Lisbon 1300-018, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is great to see how the rooms were laid out with the original furniture. The function rooms were spectacular with chandeliers paintings on the walls and ceilings. We were fortunate enough to have been able to dine here at a special corporate function. For...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 829nicolac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thinks this is nice palace with nice furnitures and paintings, the fee entry is 5 euro, not much people, the staff is very talkative inside the museum i made two times the note to be more quiet cause it was difficult to concentrate on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank svetlanas33
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see how the latest king of Portugal lived and the rooms with their furniture and special things. An interesting piece of history

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jan v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic former home of the former Portuguese royal family. Wonderful Neoclassical building with great classical, renaissance and asian collections. It a bit of a pain to get to, but reasonably prices as the palace is surprisingly small. The highlights are the Grand Waiting Room and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
27  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Palacio de Ajuda (Ajuda National Palace) is relatively small in comparison to the main papacies in the city. It's located in the Ajuda neighborhood slightly away from the tourist paths and even many locals have never visited it. And they missed a pleasure. Gobelin tapestries...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Mictoronto
Reviewed July 2, 2019

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 June 25, 2019

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 June 15, 2019

….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
1  Thank 956MikeH956
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
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andreahJ9972IU
August 25, 2019|
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Response from L5325GJdanielleh | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember the entrance fee but it was cheaper than other large attractions and they gave student discounts when I visited
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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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