"National Palace" Palácio Nacional de Sintra - Sintra National Palace Tip by johnsakura

  sintra lisboa portugal
by johnsakura

Consisting of various bodies built during the course of successive epochs on the so-called "Chão da Oliva", the Paço da Vila de Sintra is one of the most important examples of regal architecture in Portugal and for that reason is classified as a National Monument. This gradual multiplication of buildings, with different styles, is largely responsible for the enigmatic enchantment of this ancient palace, dominated by great twin chimneys atop the kitchen that constitute as authentic ex-libris of Sintra.

Address: Pç. da República, 2710-616 Sintra
Directions: Situated in the Old Quarter
Tel +351 351 21 910 68 40
Fax +351 351 21 910 68 51
10.00 - 17.30
The sale of tickets ceases 30 minutes before closing time
Closed on Wednesday
Sunday morning is free!!

Phone: 351-219-106-840
Website: http://www.parquesdesintra.pt/parques-jardins-e-monumentos/palacio-nacional-de-sintra

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  • Written Jan 30, 2004
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