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The National Palace of Sintra, located in the historic town centre, was inhabited for nearly eight centuries by the Portuguese monarchy and its court. It was much used, particularly during the Middle Ages, as a hunting retreat and as a refuge from...more
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Largo Rainha Dona Amelia, Sintra 2710-616, Portugal
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This is a very interesting palace with so many styles of architecture! I would suggest taking a tour from Lisbon and not going on your own. the lines can be very long if you don't have special access. We actually visited in August or 2017....More
Amazing place, the heart of Sintra! So many beautiful buildings! A lot of people, restaurants, I formation centre! Ticket return for the day is E15 and gives you hop on and hop off option, so basically no need to handle driving there!
The national palacio of Sintra is worth the money and time to visit as it gives you a good impression how the royals of Portugal have lived and build and extended their palaces
through the ages. If there are no clouds you have magnificent views...More
Toured the palace whilst in Sintra. Unfortunately on the day of our visit there was low cloud with a misty damp atmosphere making the views from and of the palace poor. Having said that it was well worth the visit to tour the interesting interior...More
Beautiful palace, which unfortunately sank a bit in the fog - so maybe you should adjust your visit to the weather.
The palace itself is gigantic and especially beautiful from the outside because of its variety of colors!
In our opinion a visit of the...More
Waiting for an hour to see a lot of very bad taste furniture is not my idea of value for money. Don't bother paying and queuing to go inside unless furniture from the late 1800's/early 1900's is your thing. Really can't beleive that so many...More
Whilst holidaying in Lisbon we took a day tour to Sintra including this Palace..it was very interesting and informative with our guide Jamie (English version)... completely different in decor and architecture to say Palaces in France...from the Swans and would you believe Magpies (we have...More
Sintra is a small township close to Lisbon. The palace here is accessible to tourists for a entry fee. The town itself is cute with small cobbled lanes with somewhat steep climbs. Lots of souvenir shops for tourists to buy.
We booked a tour in the USA for our first day in Portugal before taking a 22 days tour with Globus to Portugal,Morocco &Spain.At 8:30 on July 5th ,2019 our tour guide came to pick us up at our hotel ,she was very friendly spoke...More
There are buses available to take them to the Castle. Will hinder a little because there are a lot of stairs. But it's worth the sacrifice! (Há ônibus disponível para levá-los até o castelo. Vai dificultar um pouco porque... More
There are buses available to take them to the Castle. Will hinder a little because there are a lot of stairs. But it's worth the sacrifice! (Há ônibus disponível para levá-los até o castelo. Vai dificultar um pouco porque há muitas escadas. Mas vale o sacrifício!