National Palace Of Sintra

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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

National Palace Of Sintra - Review

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 Information

  • Opening hours may vary from season to season.
  • The National Palace is a 10 minute walk from the Sintra train station.

National Palace Of Sintra Ticket Prices

  • 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 Public Transport

  • By Bus: Sintra Villa – Bus 434.

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  • National Palace Of Sintra Address: Largo Rainha Dona Amélia, 2710-616 Sintra, Portugal
  • National Palace Of Sintra Contact Number: +35121-9106840
  • National Palace Of Sintra Timing: 09:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • National Palace Of Sintra Price: 9 EUR
  • Best time to visit National Palace Of Sintra(preferred time): 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National Palace Of Sintra: 02:00 Hrs
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National Palace Of Sintra, Sintra Reviews

  • My wife and I made a day trip by train from Lisbon to visit Sintra. The town is beautiful and the walk to the National Palace is wonderful. The palace is unique with its medieval kitchen and chimneys. And the interior rooms and art work is nice. However, the entry fee is a bit steep at 10 Euros each. If I had to choose, I would save my money and go to the Pena Palace and Gardens. Get a combined ticket with the Moorish Castle for 22 Euros each.

  • Wow is all I can say. This palace is set in the most amazing gardens with absolutely breathtaking views of Lisbon! The palace itself is not as impressive as other palaces in Europe, but the experience of just being in the magnificent setting surrounding the palace is something I would not advise anyone to miss! Truly one of my favourite towns ever

  • An incredible place, easy to spend a day here. Worth travelling a long way to see, you won't be disappointed. The entry fee is reasonable for a day's visit. We downloaded the dedicated free app, which gave an extra dimension to the visit, with some clever features. I advise taking drinks and snacks, I was offended by the prices at the snack bar, but the whole place is too good to take a star off for that.

  • What a beautiful palace. You pay 14 euros to visite the palace and its gardens. When you get to the top, on a clear sky day, you have a beautiful view over the site, the city of Sintra, and Lisbon a bit for far off. Amazing tour, that takes you to one of the most beautiful and complete official residence that was once of the king of Portugal, D.Fernando II, and where everything remains there the way it was: the king's room, dinning room, visitors hall... The beautiful historical city centre of Sintra also worth a visit.

  • Beautiful architecture and the interior is also well maintained with beautiful ceiling, furniture and art pieces. We spent around 1.5 hours touring this palace. Then visited Pena Palace which is also stunning.

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