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The National Palace of Sintra, located in the historic town centre, was inhabited for nearly eight centuries by the Portuguese monarchy and its court. It was much used, particularly during the Middle Ages, as a hunting retreat and as a refuge from...more
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Largo Rainha Dona Amelia, Sintra 2710-616, Portugal
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We went in winter so they are doing a lot of refurbishment, which meant a lot of the rooms where shut, which meant it only took us about 15 mins to do it, there just wasn’t a lot to see! And no information panels. We...More
Amazing palace built on mountain top. Lines are longer than Disney World. Pretty good climb up hill to see palace from the gate. Weather can be very cloudy on the mountain, even if warm and sunny in Lisbon. Great spot for photos. Limited parking downhill...More
This palace in Sintra is both beautiful and full of historic artifacts and art. The grounds are magnificent, displaying a range of architecture, and the exploration of the palace itself yields fascinating insights into the history of the region. The cost is very affordable, and...More
I visited Sintra on a City break to Lisbon and spent a day in what I can only describe as a beautiful environment.
There are several palaces to visit and wonderful views everywhere. Really, a day will not get you to see all of Sintra...More
This maybe the national palace of sintra but i have seen better ones. I found the tour expensive . They are maintaining it well and refurbishing it too. The life around the palace is touristy and make the ambience charming.
The whole area is a must see. Take one of the large Air Conditioned buses and do the hop on off thing. Spend some time walking around Sintra then head up to the Palace, Very colorful and feels a little like a Disney structure. And...More
There are buses available to take them to the Castle. Will hinder a little because there are a lot of stairs. But it's worth the sacrifice! (Há ônibus disponível para levá-los até o castelo. Vai dificultar um pouco porque... More
There are buses available to take them to the Castle. Will hinder a little because there are a lot of stairs. But it's worth the sacrifice! (Há ônibus disponível para levá-los até o castelo. Vai dificultar um pouco porque há muitas escadas. Mas vale o sacrifício!