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Monserrate Palace

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Address: Rua Visconde de Monserrate, Sintra 2710-591, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 923 73 00
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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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Visited Monserrate Palace in the morning and I loved it. I spent hours there admiring the beauty of the palace and park. 4/5 stars because of the lack of signage throughout the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Monserrate Palace in the morning and I loved it. I spent hours there admiring the beauty of the palace and park. 4/5 stars because of the lack of signage throughout the park. Needless to say I did get lost for a bit but it's all good.

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Western Norway, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Monserrate is a vast botanical garden of exotic trees and plants. People who like gardens & parks could easily spend a whole day wanding around. The mansion is a fair walk downhill, although there is a golf-car bringing guests up/down for a small payment. The mansion has a nice location with a view over the valley below. I did not... More 

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Vigo, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The palace of Monserrate is a beautiful place, with gorgeous architecture. It is necessary around 3 hours to view the palace and walk through the gardens, it is ideal doing the visit in first hours of the morning, because lately the sun and the heat could be unpleasent. Excellent place to take pictures and relax.

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Vila Nova de Famalicao, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's walk-able, if you enjoy walking. It's a bit of a stretch, about 4km away from Sintra, but it's surely pleasant to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Montserrate one fresh and foggy morning of August. The palace and garden entrance is on a narrow Street onto the forest. The first glance is a garden of a rare beauty with secular trees embedded in the dog. Suddendly after a short descent the palace appears majestic mixture between an English man or ad an Indian maraja residence.... More 

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Thank marco-tou
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Sintra, this is one of the many places you should visit. This XIX century romanticist palace and gotic, indian and islamic influences in its architecture. Each room is impressively beautiful!! If you're lucky, you can watch concerts in the music room. Last sunday, there was a pianist giving a 2 hours classical music concert. You could really feel... More 

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Thank Manuel F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palace and the park around is very nice and quiet compared to the touristic town Sintra. From inside as well as from outside, the palace beautiful!

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Thank Bluecy5120
Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing park and palace! a must see in Sintra. You can relax in the park before going in the palace, there is so many marvelous things to see

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a relatively new palace built by a rich 19thC merchant, but in my opinion by far the most beautiful and magical palace in Sintra and we went to all of them! Not so many crowds, and pretty small but magical building (can walk around it in 10 minutes) and the gardens are absolutely delightful. Much better experience than... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful palace and gardens, and a lovely little cafe selling coffees and pastries. The gardens and the palace were nice and quiet in comparison to Pena.

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