Monserrate Palace And Park

Currently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
  • Address: Monserrate, 2710-405 Sintra, Portugal
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +35121-9237300
  • Ticket Price: 7 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Monserrate Palace And Park - Review

Monuments in Sintra are often found to be built in the Portuguese Romanticist tradition which has a distinctly eclectic approach to design. The Monserrate Palace is no different in this regard. It was built in 1858 by an English architect in Gothic, Moorish and Mughal (Indian) designs.

The Park area houses a wide variety of botanical riches. Plant species from across continents were brought to the garden. Fans of Lord Byron’s poetry would know that the famed poet mentions the Monserrate ruins in ‘Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage’.

You don’t have to be a historian or an aficionado of architectural design to know that you are looking at an overwhelming work of wonder. The octagonal Main Hall of the palace is adorned with alabaster statues and elegantly covered with decorative symbols and themes.

The Indian Drawing Room is a reflection of the love and lavishness that has gone into decorating this Palace. The room is decked with furniture and fabric from India and other porcelain and crystal items from Venice and China.

The Monserrate Park is often used for photography exhibitions, family activities and special events.

Certain sections of the Palace are beautifully illuminated, adding a well-deserved shine to the Palace’s glory.

Monserrate Palace And Park Information

  • Other Ticket Prices: Discounted rates on ticket are available for children (6-17) and senior citizens.
  • They also offer a combo ticket which provides visitors access to several other attractions. 
  • Children under 5 can enter for free.
  • If you hold a Lisbon card, you can avail a discount on the ticket prices. 
  • Tips & Warnings: Monserrate Palace is about an hour by foot from the Sintra centre.

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  • By bus: 435
  • By train: Take the mini –train Monserrate Line from the historic centre. 

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  • Monserrate Palace And Park Address: Monserrate, 2710-405 Sintra, Portugal
  • Monserrate Palace And Park Contact Number: +35121-9237300
  • Monserrate Palace And Park Timing: 09:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • Monserrate Palace And Park Price: 7 EUR
  • Best time to visit Monserrate Palace And Park(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Monserrate Palace And Park: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Sintra include Monserrate Palace And Park in their plan

  • 42.17% of people start their Monserrate Palace And Park visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Monserrate Palace And Park

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

93.19% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Monserrate Palace And Park

People normally club together Quinta Da Regaleira And The Inititation Wells and Guincho Beach while planning their visit to Monserrate Palace And Park.

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Monserrate Palace And Park, Sintra Reviews

  • During a visit to Sintra make sure you visit this place as well. It's a must. The Moorish style, the rich ornaments, the surrounding park: everything is awesome. Well preserved and well maintained. While the building itself is very small, a mansion more like rather than a palace, the interior is breathtaking.

  • This place would be definitely better in case if we wouldn't buy transfer tickets for 2,5€ each. You can die at the most remote hop on stop but bus would come here only in one case: you should give a driver exact time of meet before you drop off the bus on the way to park. We spend about 35 minutes in awaiting.

  • This was a nice change from the crowds at the main tourist attractions. Many shrubs, trees and plants we have never seen before. Beautiful valley that the trail follows. For those that are mobility challenged there is a shuttle to get from place to place. The Palace is equally impressive. Well worth the effort to visit.

  • Amazing place for a afternoon walk full with history. The Palace have a beautiful architecture and the interior is unique and well mantained. The surrounding gardens are a duality between wild fauna and themed gardens with exotic trees.

  • What an absolutely beautiful place - you must visit if you are in Sindra region, take time to walk around the beautiful gardens and take in the smells - divine! The palace itself is full of wonderful information about the history of the building and the surrounding area, well worth a visit!

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