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"Lisbon Super Saver: Lisbon Sightseeing Tour and Sintra
"Lisbon Super Saver: Lisbon Sightseeing Tour and Sintra Cascais and Estoril Coast Day Trip""Get comfortable on an air-conditioned coach and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Lisbon the first part of your full-day Lisbon combination tour. Relax on the drive down Liberty Avenue to Rossio in the heart of the city and visit Alfama Lisbon’s oldest and picturesque quarter. Stop here for a wine tasting at a local shop.Continue along the Tagus River to Praça do Comércio
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Monuments tour in Sintra from Lisbon - Private Tour
"The first Stop is the Moorish Castle where the construction of the first sections of its wall dates from the 8th and 9th century. From the castle you can enjoy a fantastic view of the whole region. It can’t be missed!The next stop is the Pena Palace where you can admire a mix of architectural styles in the interior as well as in the exterior. The Pena Palace is one of the best examples of Visit to the beautiful and historic town of Sintra a UNESCO world heritage site. Discover the picturesque streets. The Sintra National Palace -This palace is located in the center of Sintra for that reason it is called the Town Palace. Its most notable external feature is the two massive chimneys that protrude from the kitchens and that became Sintra's icon. Inside can be visited wonderful ostentatiously decorated rooms. It is the best preserved medieval royal palace in Portugal and it is the Portuguese nobility's favorite being a highly recommended attraction when visiting Sintra.  Quinta da Regaleira
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Private Guided Tour Lisbon: Sintra Cascais
"Fall in love with magical Sintra the ex-libris of Romanticism in Portugal and it’s stunning landscape classified as UNESCO World Heritage of Humanity. Explore the exotic Pena Park and the magnificent Pena Palace a remarkable building complete with different decorative styles symbols and intriguing features formerly used as the royal family’s official summer residence.Lunchtime will be spent wandering around the historical part of the village followed by a quick stop at the local patisseries where you can try some of Sintra’s well-known delicacies. Next stop admire the western most point of the European Continent
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Palácio Nacional de Sintra - Sintra National Palace Tips (60)

Palàcio Nacional de Sintra.

This palace served as a summer residence for the Portuguese kings since the early 14th century. Probably it has Moorish origin. What you see today mostly consists of the buildings ordered by king Joao...
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Apr 18, 2015

Central Palace

In the centre of the city stands the most discreet of its public palaces, but the richer. Built from a Muslim palace, for several centuries it was suffering modifications and improvements. Its general...
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Mar 23, 2015

Discreet but Important

You must be very attentive when visiting this palace: it is not a common work, but a odd collection of works, for more than 500 years. In this single monument you may find medieval, gothic, manueline,...
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Jul 11, 2014

Palácio Nacional de Sintra

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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Nov 19, 2013

Palacio Nacional de Sintra

In the main square is the National Palace, dating from the 14th century. Its two gigantic conical chimneys are the town's most recognizable landmarks, while the rest of the building is a combination...
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Birsen
Apr 04, 2011

Manueline Hall

This is the last room you'll come to before existing the palace. It's the main hall and was built by Manuel I at the beginning of the 16th century. This wing was the last of the extensive building...
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Dec 11, 2010

Kitchen

Built during the works ordered by Dom João I, at the beginning of the 15th century, the Kitchen was originally a separate part of the palace to prevent fire and smoke from reaching the noble areas of...
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Dec 11, 2010

Palatine Chapel

Founded by Dom Dinis at the beginning of the 14th century, the Palatine Chapel is evocative of the Holy Spirit, whose devotion was started in Portugal by Queen Santa Isabel. In 1470, Dom Afonso V...
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Dec 11, 2010

Chinese Room

Part of the old palace of King Dinis, this room was used as the bedchamber of Joao I, before the monarch carried out extensive construction work at the beginning of the 15th century, Its present name...
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Dec 11, 2010

Bedchamber/prison of Afonso VI

This room was used as a prison, in which King Dom Afonso VI lived for nine years, by the order of his brother (the future Dom Pedro II). The deposed king would eventually die here in 1683, in the...
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Dec 11, 2010

Blazons Hall

Located in westernmost part of the Palace and aligned by the cardinal points, the Blazons Hall was built above the Columns Hall during the reign of Manuel I (1495-1521). This whole area was in...
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Dec 11, 2010

Bedchamber of King Sebastian

Called the Gold Chamber at the beginning of the 15th century, due to decoration which has since disappeared. It was used as a bedchamber by King Sebastian at the end of the 16th century. The tile wall...
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Dec 11, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Palácio Nacional de Sintra - Sintra National Palace

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Castelo dos Mouros - Moorish Castle

The Moorish castle, of Muslim foundation, dates back to the Islamic rule and achievements of D. Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal, never battled because its function was not to defend the...
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Monserrate Palace

Monserrate is a large, romantic and exotic garden. In there are many wonders for you to find out. Small waterfalls, lakes, water plants, plants and trees from every corner of the world, fountains and...
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Quinta da Regaleira

Is the most amazing garden I ever seen! I don't know why the turism in Portugal keep skiping it from the tourist guides. This place is an UNESCO World Heritage! This garden has a lot of details like...
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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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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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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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