Sintra Things to Do

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  • 1. Quinta da Regaleira

    "Man of scientific spirit, very large culture and rare sensibility...", is what I read in the leaflet received at the entrance of the park, about the man who conceived the place. I can't follow him!...

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  • 2. Palácio da Pena - Pena Palace

    The most strange element in the complex mixture that is this palace, is the door with the Triton. Willing to represent the world's creation, this door is the theme for the longest talking of the...

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  • 3. Castelo dos Mouros - Moorish Castle

    It's nice to see the castle from the city, and its nice to see the views from the castle. But, compared with the other highlights of Sintra, I can't say that it deserves the 3.50 € charged at the...

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  • 4. Palácio Nacional de Sintra - Sintra National Palace

    The Palácio Nacional de Sintra history goes back to the 14th century when the Royal Chapel, was built during the reign of King Dinis I. Through the ages many add-on rooms and buildings were built....

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  • 5. Monserrate Palace

    Once the summer residence of Francis Cook, the beautiful Monserrate palace was surrounded by a great garden and forest, taking advantage of the favorable climatic conditions. Always improved year...

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  • 6. City Views

    Despite being a small village it is very pleasant to walk trough. You can see the Sintra National Palace and its unusual architecture or appreciate the regional gastronomy in "Piriquita"pastry...

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  • 7. Seteais Palace

    This was always a very special place to me since I was a kid, maybe because my father worked there as a pastry cook, so I spent a lot of time in the kitchen tasting delicious treats! :-) It used to...

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  • 8. details/architecture

    This is a small museum in Sintra village which exhibits a wonderful collection of toys collected over 50 years or more. The collection is owned by Joao Arbues Moreira and he started it when he was...

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  • 9. City Hall

    Considered a fine example of Neo-Manueline architecture (and rightly so), Sintra’s Town Hall is also located on the main road between the train station and the Sintra National Palace. Built between...

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  • 10. Moorish Fountain

    This attractive fountain is located on the main road between the train station and the Sintra National Palace. It belongs to the romantic-revivalist period and was built around 1922 by the master...

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  • 11. Sintra Toy Museum

    Quite good collection of different toys.Interesting to children ( I think,we have none) and to us who have been child one day ;) Toys for different ages in 3 or 4 floors.Only negative thing was how...

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  • 12. St. Maria Church

    Originally built by Dom Afonso Henriques in the 12th century, this church has undergone several alterations over the ages, especially in the late 13th century and early 14th century, and after the...

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  • 13. St. Pedro de Penaferrim Church

    Medieval in origin, already exisiting in 1403, this church was enlarged in the 16th Century (1565) on the initiative of Dom Alvaro de Castro. It has a single nave with a 16th Century lacunar vault and...

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  • 14. Modern Art Museum

    The Museum has gathered together, under the roof of this interesting 1920's building, a permanent collection of international modern and contemporary art, the Bernardo Collection, a fascinating...

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  • 15. Praia Grande

    Beach is not one of the priorities for those visiting Sintra, but for more than the usual short visit, it is a considerable alternative, to mix with the many...

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  • 16. Convento dos Capuchos

    Convento dos Capuchos (the Convent of the Frairs Minor Capuchin) is an old historical convent, which according to a legend is located on the exact spot where...

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  • 17. Capuchos Convent

    Officially named Mosteiro de Santa Cruz da Serra da Sintra, Capuchos Convent is a historical convent from the 16th century it embodies the ideal of fraternity...

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  • 18. The Palace of Pena - Beautiful with lots of green

    This is truly an amazing palace from the time of Romanticism in the 19th century and considered the most important part of the Cultural Landscape of Sintra’s...

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  • 19. Cabo da Roca

    Portugal is located in the most western part of Europe facing the sea that was always the exit and in a certain way a dream for the Portuguese, eager to...

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  • 20. Capucho’s Convent

    This is one of the most mystically looking places in Sintra. Localized deep in the mountain, this is a Franciscan Convent from the XVI century. Here you can...

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  • 21. Church of São Martinho

    Located just to the west of the Sintra National Palace beside the main tourist information office, this church was originally built in the Romanesque style,...

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  • 22. Sabuga Fountain

    Located on the road that leads to the Santa Maria Church and Moorish Castle, this fountain is medieval in origin, but reconstructed in the late eighteenth...

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  • 23. Pipa Fountain

    Located in the old quarter of the town centre by following some backstreets uphill, this fountain existed at least as long ago as the 14th century, but its...

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  • 24. Clock Tower

    This tower originally dates back to the fifteenth century but was rebuilt after the 1755 earthquake. In addition to telling the time, its bells have always...

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  • 25. SINTRA TOURIST TRAIN

    Hans and I just wanted to stay low-key in Sintra, (after a very busy and long day in Lisbon), mostly just visiting the Royal Palace and walking around town. We...

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