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Monserrate Palace

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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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Rua Visconde de Monserrate, Sintra 2710-591, Portugal
+351 21 923 7300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the most magical spaces I’ve ever been. It may have been because we went early in the morning, but it was much less busy than the other main attractions in Sintra which was fun because it kind of felt like we had the...More

Thank Honor H
Reviewed yesterday

The palace is beautiful, colorful and authentic. Nice gardens are part of the experience, don't miss it.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Maybe it's just me because I love architecture so much, but my goodness what a beautiful structure with an exquisite interior! I felt like i was in a movie set or something, this place did not seem real because it was so beautiful, and the...More

Thank Kingsley313
Reviewed 5 days ago

I like Moorish architecture, so the palace was quite interesting. There were extensive repairs going on, however, so it took away from the beauty of the house. The ceilings are the highlight. I took some time to really explore the grounds and made some fantastic...More

Thank JHRedSox
Reviewed 6 days ago

The lace corridors, the spiral staircase, the wonderful collection that once was here, all these make Monserrate a wonderful place. We went there is the evening, when they were just about to start a wedding, so the kitchen was really used and you felt the...More

Thank Elena257
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there in the afternoon from the Quinta da Regaleria by Mytaxi. Cost about 5 euros. Totally worth it as the up and down hill walk would have been exhausting. There was no line and no crowds at all. The signages are very clear,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a clear, fog-free day, you can see Monserrate Palace high among the hills of Sintra. Make sure you pay a visit, entry is a modest €8 for adults. The palace itself isn't very big at all, and it is sparsely decorated as it undergoes...More

Thank Chi I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the house is devoid of furniture - sold off many years ago - it is a fascinating piece of architecture both inside and out. It is possible to see past the opulence and appreciate that the house was also a very comfortable home. The...More

Thank familytravel4x4
Reviewed 1 week ago

the palace had a uge make over (restaurantion) in recente years. It is very beautiful, don´t expect to see furniture. The celings, the library wood door is very beautiful. The silence. We didn´t know but there is a piano performence in same sunday´s and (in...More

Thank csgracio
Reviewed 1 week ago

A later afternoon visit - using the 435 bus both ways - which goes on quite a circular route - so you see a bit of Sintra as well. Left the station at 4pm - no queues anywhere and for the rest of the trip!...More

Thank Allan W
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ramona d
September 20, 2018|
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Hello again, after over an hour I found the interview. If anyone is interested, on YouTube: interview with Richard Kingsbury. Enjoy
April 5, 2018|
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Response from dellingermiguel | Reviewed this property |
I know they do have mobility options the only thing not sure about is, if it's only for reduced mobility reasons or anyone.
January 8, 2018|
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Response from 807shercole | Reviewed this property |
Hi thank you for your question. We used the Bus 417 to Cascais via Estorill - Approx 30mins. There is another bus (not sure of number catch outside of train station) that takes you to Cascais via Cabot De Rocha, this is... More