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Address: Rua Visconde de Monserrate, Sintra 2710-591, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 923 7300
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Not very far from the historic centre of Sintra is one of the most...

Not very far from the historic centre of Sintra is one of the most beautiful architectural and landscape Romantic creations in Portugal: the Park and Palace of Monserrate, unique representatives of 19th century eclecticism.

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Lovely peaceful gardens, which were still nice in November - must be even better in Spring. The house is quirky and interesting. Should be even better when renovations complete... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Carrickfergus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely peaceful gardens, which were still nice in November - must be even better in Spring. The house is quirky and interesting. Should be even better when renovations complete, especially if period furniture put in place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I were pleasantly surprised & more-often-than-expected impressed by the beauty of the Monserrate Palace & Park. Don't skip the grounds! Follow the paths to wander through ancient woods, beautiful streams, and gorgeous architecture. Delights abound all throughout the grounds. We were both delighted by all the plants, views, and ruins. The palace itself was very interesting &... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building has Persian influences. It looks like in 1001 nights story. Small but really nice to visit. The park around it offers nice views. Advisable to visit it on a sunny day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both the palace and the garden were really beautiful, but I especially loved the garden and the small waterfalls. We were there in November, so we were lucky that it wasn't raining that day and we could enjoy all the beautiful views and gardens. Perfect for making pictures.

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Thank StGe08
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose Monseratte Palace as the venue for our wedding ceremony, it's a truly magical place with lovely gardens to explore. The palace itself is beautifully decorated, with amazing views in all directions. Don't miss the ruined chapel in the grounds.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very enjoyable and interesting building to visit, surrounded by beautiful gardens and views. A must do whilst in Sintra.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we visited this palace there were two ladies playing a concert for 4 hands at the piano located in the palace. It was really nice. There were some restoring procedures going in one room but it was interesting to see how they do it. Very nice to wander at the gardens if the weather allows it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The palace itself is quite small but full of intricate detail sadly most of the contents were sold in the 1930s but the house itself is well worth a visit. The gardens are the highlight of the palace and are wonderful if tiring to stroll through, if you have any mobility issues you may wish to consider a different attraction... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

A little way out of town but well worth the effort. Not only are the gardens spectacular (except for the rose garden which was dead and dusty) but the house was unbelievable. I have never seen anything that intricate in my life. If you are short on time, do this and the Pena palace.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

A beautiful palace set in peaceful pretty gardens. The sun shone on the day we visited which showed off the colours of the building and we sat on a bench just looking across the lawn at the palace. Perfect. The inside wasn't too spectacular but still worth a visit.

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