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Quinta da Regaleira

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Classified as World Heritage by UNESCO and built at the turn of the 20th century, this romantic architectural complex is comprised of a Palace, a Chapel, and gardens with grottos.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rua Barbosa do Bocage, Sintra 2710-567, Portugal
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+351 21 910 6650
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Right at the entrance is a little faded information board with wifi info and an AR app. GET THE APP! We had a blast. Go discover it for yourself

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dave_aboutown
Reviewed 3 days ago

Quinta da Regaleira is a must-see attraction for sure. It feels like you are exploring the set of a movie, it's so magical. You must make sure to visit the well and you can take some incredible photos from the top of the well looking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bee E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited Quinta da Regaleira as part of a day tour to Sintra. Didn't know too much about this palace except seeing many photos of the Masonic Initiation Well. Every corner is photogenic and perfect for Instagramer. Wish I can spend a moment at the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dougs007
Reviewed 4 days ago

Quinta da Regaleir is another World Heritage site in SIntra, located in the old quarter. The luxurious gardens were a joy to walk through, and a bit of magic as you glance down into the groto. Parking can be limited, but don't let this keep...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bathtravel123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Quinta da Regelaira this past week. We arrived as soon as they opened at 9:30 to avoid any crowds. Upon arriving you have the option to get the audio guide. Highly recommended as the grounds are extensive and have many different exhibits to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank F7957MRchristianr
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have visited this place many times and still feel like going there when we are in Sintra. Sintra is known as the Garden of Portugal and this place must be the garden of Sintra.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joao F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Liked it even better than Pena Palace! We went there first thing in the morning when there weren’t as many people, and went to Pena Palace in the afternoon, when most of the groups were finished with their visits. Went from Sintra to Pena Palace...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Maria P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Sintra from Lisbon. Rail fare 5€ return, excellent value. Sintra is beautiful. We walked up to the Quinta de Regaleira from the station, uphill but relatively easy. The gardens are beautiful, so many quirky areas, follies and pathways. The well is fun, although I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dotty003
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is gorgeous. You must go there if in Sintra. So many beautiful photo opportunities. Its only 8 Euros but worth so much more.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ellina520
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of paths and trails through the gardens take you to lots of interesting and quirky follies and features. Try and find your way to the well where you either walk round and down to tunnels and waterfall or find it from underneath. Cross the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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jessicakay15
March 2, 2019|
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Response from ltrinca | Reviewed this property |
July will definitely involve lines. We were there in September and tried to get to Pena early, but probably should have arrived even earlier -- like when the doors open. Buy tickets before going. We were going to buy our... More
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Constantinoslyk
February 7, 2019|
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Response from skivaz | Reviewed this property |
Is an initiation well and leads into an underground passage that ends up at a pond with stepping stones and bridge under a waterfall. The well is a one way only in the sense that you can only go down and not come up from it.
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ellina520
December 1, 2018|
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Walk up to the main square from the station - head to the tourist office which you can see from the square - go by that to the left and walk uphill - you will see the signs then - it’s about 15 mins from the square so half... More
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