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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
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Reviewed today

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 3 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 4 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 5 days 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

Thank SWCHAN
Reviewed 6 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked here from Sintra, was not particularly going there but came across it almost by accident and decided to visit. Fascinating gardens and beautiful small palace. Worth spending a few hours. Not crowded at all.

Thank KevinD2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place. It's got a slightly fairy tale feel to it...a feel that it was abandoned and you are discovering it. (Although not as much as it felt like that when we first visited about 25 yrs ago!)...at that time you could walk...More

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ramona d
21 September 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
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I know they do have mobility options the only thing not sure about is, if it's only for reduced mobility reasons or anyone.
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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
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