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Palacio de Monserrate

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R. Visc. de Monserrate, Sintra 2710-591, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Simply stunning. Very few visitors compared to the other places, pleasant cafe. Also if you have mobility issues there is a little bus that you can get from the entrance down to the palace and back. I only found that out after staggering down lots...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kazlet
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In stark and pleasant contrast with Quinta da Regaleira and the Pena palace, there were very few visitors there, even though it was a Monday. It is a bit of a journey from the other main palaces and a time-consuming detour (ca. 1,5 extra hours...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived fairly early in the morning. From the moment we walked into this magical place we felt transported not only to a different age, but to a place where nature has been turned into poetry. The plant life is staggering in its diversity and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eric M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very well restored palace and gardens. The walk is amazing make sure you go to the mexico gardens and enjoy this beautiful place. When in the palace go to the second floor as there are many posters explaining the history of it...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Gary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This palace was incredible, not so much for the building, but the grounds. The gardens are incredible. They take you around the globe, through the rainbow and really inspire you. Definitely spend some time here!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Believed to be the home of the rich alchemist who built himself a city.... Well if you aren't yet rushing there then don't blame me. Lovely quaint place and my favourite was the initiation well and the gardens. Ofcourse the palace is as attractive

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I could live here. If you plan going to only one palace in Sintra (why?!) you MUST go here. It's sooo quiet.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to go there bus 435 which goes to every 20 min. Romatic palace with big garden. Outside in nice looking but inside is nothing to see. Waste of time and money like whole Sintra!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So the ride to get here is through a tight little road, but once you’re here, it’s a magical hidden gem. The scenery is breathtaking with wide space of green perfect for picnics and quiet time. The palace itself is embellished in rich design, quite...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank nkb96
Reviewed July 19, 2019

For 8 Euros, you get to see spectacular gardens that won't disappoint. Afterwards you will be treated to a recently renovated palace that is just spectacular. The ceramic work is not to be believed.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Anna K
July 10, 2019|
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Response from munkyfaz79 | Reviewed this property |
Its quite a distance to the house down a steep valley through stunning gardens, however there is a hop on hop off buggy thing that takes you if you don’t want to walk . The house itself isn’t that big you could probably go... More
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Rafael M
June 21, 2019|
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Response from Global792556 | Reviewed this property |
At the palace you can park the stroller under the stairs on the first floor, and then use the stairs to get to the second floor and the basement. It is challenging as you walk uphill as it is steep, but overall I would... More
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Git_98
March 12, 2019|
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Response from expedition_master | Reviewed this property |
We walked from the Monserrate Palace to the centre of Sintra in about 40 minutes, from whence there are regular buses to Cabo de Roca. Alternatively there's a circular route bus that drops off and picks up from Monserrate... More
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