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- Address: Largo Rainha Dona Amélia, 2710-616 Sintra, Portugal
- Timings: 09:30 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: +35121-9106840
- Ticket Price: 9 EUR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
There is no dearth of royal castles and palaces in Portugal. But 15th century National Palace at Sintra is probably the best maintained palace in the country not to mention the most visited palace in all of Portugal. Visitors will find the palace grand both in size and beauty.
The architectural beauty of the National Palace can be attributed to the eclectic designs chosen to adorn it. Visitors can find a mixture of Gothic, Moorish and Manueline styles throughout the palace. It remained well preserved by its royal residents and regular renovations and redesigns were added every few years.
Each room of the National Palace has a unique design and environment. The Royal Bedchambers still exude the magnificence and charm of days gone by. The Pegas Room, Pagoda Room and the Coat of Arms Room are some of the most beautiful sections of the Palace.
The Swan’s Hall: The largest room of the National Palace, the Swan’s Hall was used by the royal family for special occasions and continues to be used to host official receptions of the State.
King Joao’s Central Patio is a gorgeous work of art. Decorated in Arabic architecture, the Central Patio has its own water grotto and is covered with ornately decorated tiles depicting religious themes.
The two large chimneys of the estate’s kitchen are now a marked feature of the Sintra skyline. The Pegas room has an amusing history behind it. The Queen caught King Joao kissing a lady-in-waiting in that very room. To quell notorious gossip, the King had magpies (Pegas) painted over the entire room and gave the court something else to talk about.
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National Palace Of Sintra Travel Tips
- Opening hours may vary from season to season.
- The National Palace is a 10 minute walk from the Sintra train station.
Entrance Ticket Details For National Palace Of Sintra
- Discounted ticket prices are available for children and senior citizens.
- Entry into the Palace is free until 2:00 pm on Sundays and other holidays.
How to Reach National Palace Of Sintra
- By Bus: Sintra Villa – Bus 434.
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95% of people who visit Sintra include National Palace Of Sintra in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
73.01% of people start their National Palace Of Sintra visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see National Palace Of Sintra
73.31% of people prefer walking in order to reach National Palace Of Sintra