Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Sintra is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Sintra a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Sintra.
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Sintra 2710-567, Portugal
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Regaleira Palace is a huge, highly ornate structure and one that would put Downton Abbey to shame.
Built in the early 20th century, Quinta Da Regaleira is the result and manifestation of its owner’s wild imagination and the handiwork of a gifted Italian architect. Carvalho Monteiro wanted to use the 10 acres of land to create a place that...
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Estrada Da Pena, Sintra, Portugal
09:30 am - 08:00 pm
Built in Romanticist tradition, the National Palace of Pena stands on a hill above the town of Sintra. During the medieval period, a small chapel was built on top of the hill after a supposed apparition of the Virgin Mary on the site. In the 15th century, the chapel was much revered by King John II and his successors. The structure experienced cons...
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Sao Pedro de Penaferrim, Parques de Sintra, Serra de Sintra, Sintra 2710-405, Portugal
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The meditative calm at Capuchos Convent draws you in.
The 4th Portuguese Viceroy of India, Joao de Castro got lost hunting in these mountains and fell into an exhausted sleep in which he experienced a divine insight to build a convent on the site.
The Convent was established by a group of monks in the 1560s to establish a new religious order in the...
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Av. Heliodoro Salgado, 2710-575 Sintra, Portugal
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Museum of Modern Art, Sintra houses the fine art collection of Joe Berardo one of the richest men in Portugal.
The majority of the Museum is devoted to display the Berardo collection, the landmark art movements since the 1920s to present times. From time to time, visitors will also find special exhibitions on Expressionism, Abstract art, Surrea...