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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 4 days ago

This is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen a the restoration is incredible ! Thanks to Amigo Fred Tours for the recommendation !

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although Monserrate Palace and park is a little further out of Sintra than some of the other attractions it is definitely not to be missed. The palace is beautiful and has an interesting and varied history that is explained well through a number of displays....More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m not sure why other Sintra attractions hold such sway with Aussie visitors yet I rarely hear fellow travellers talk about Monserrate Palace. Here’s a tip: if ever you find yourself in Sintra, you simply MUST visit this attraction; both the palace and the gardens....More

Thank wendyurquia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Palace is very well worth a visit. The building is most impressive & the grounds vast although there are several steep paths to climb/ descend. cafe on site is served by friendly staff.

Thank nodski
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hit the bus queue in Sintra and decided to take a less travelled bus and furthest stop first and this was it. I had previously decided on the 3 main things I wanted to see there - 2 of which required a different bus...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monserrate palace is located on a circular bus route and so is easy to get to from Sintra train station or the old town - just jumped on bus 434 for a circular route for €5. The palace and its grounds are BEAUTIFUL, and in...More

Thank Jacqui T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monserrate Palace is an astonishing fantasy structure, designed by a super rich 19th century Englishman who thought he'd blend together all that's best from Italian Gothic, Spanish Moorish, and Indian architecture. So there's a dome copied from Florence Cathedral adorned with turrets from India above...More

Thank Charlpie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is very beautiful place for some hours for the day with good weather. The park is like the professional botanical park. It is far from city center, take the local bus , not tourist siteseeng red line bus.- You come to this place and...More

Thank Asia V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited 6 sights when I went to Sintra and the Monserrate Palace was my second favorite! Most people don't make it out here when they visit Sintra but it is definitely worth the trip. There were hardly any other tourists here so it was...More

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must do if visiting sintra. A beautiful place with stunning grounds. Visit here if you’re visiting Quinta de Regaleira as they’re very close. The cafes a little odd but nice for a quick stop.

Thank Emma C
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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