Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra

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World Heritage Site Quinta da Regaleira boasts romantic architecture and a lush park. Walk through the park and past lakes, wells, fountains, and statues. The palace, which was completed in 1910 and nicknamed the Palace of Monteiro the millionaire for its former owner, is the work of Italian architect Luigi Manini using Roman, Gothic, Renaissance, and Manueline influences. Notice the palace's gargoyles and octagonal tower, among other distinctive attributes, as well as its intricate, multi-level chapel. Take in views of the Castle of Moors and Pena Palace. For Quinta da Regaleira and beyond, use our Sintra vacation builder app to get the most from your Sintra vacation.
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  • This park should be visited. The side of a mountain was incorporated into its "Gaudi like" design. The circular inverted staircase is a wonder. Descend into the mysterious depths and exit out a... 
    This park should be visited. The side of a mountain was incorporated into its "Gaudi like" design. The circular inverted staircase is a wonder. Descend into the mysterious depths and exit out a...  more »
  • We were initially bummed to pay for entry, but Quinta da Regaleira easily became our favorite stop. Beautiful gardens that are easy to walk through with waterfalls, grotto, and of course the well... 
    We were initially bummed to pay for entry, but Quinta da Regaleira easily became our favorite stop. Beautiful gardens that are easy to walk through with waterfalls, grotto, and of course the well...  more »
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  • This place is absolutely stunning- like out of a fairytale. I’ve been several times and every time I see something new and still get the same feeling of amazement. It maybe easiest to get tickets in advance because the line is long. Also, I want to point out how lovely the woman that runs the gift shop is. She was such a pleasant and positive person to speak with, and all the gifts are beautiful.
  • In my opinion, this is the best place to visit in Sintra. Wonderful rock structures, labyrinth caves, amazing plants, and a great view of the area. Be aware that there will be a long line to see the famous 'inverted tower'. Parking is pretty much impossible here, so park downtown and walk (10-15 minutes) instead.

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