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Ajuda National Palace

Largo da Ajuda, Lisbon 1300-018, Portugal
+351 21 363 7095
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This is a collection of decorative arts including furniture, tapestries and statues in an unfinished palace.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Largo da Ajuda, Lisbon 1300-018, Portugal
+351 21 363 7095
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Portuguese monarchy was toppled back in 1910, but for a mere €5 you can see how they lived in this hilltop place which was never completed. Rooms are all a bit faded and the attendants scream at you not to touch anything, but that...More

2  Thank whingypom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply amazing! Not to be missed. Impressive and beautiful. Full of history and culture that transcends time.

3  Thank VIvian666
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

After reading some of the reviews on the site,I had realised that I never had the chance to visit this place. And is simply amazing, the outside can never reveal how amazing and full of history this place is. An iconic place for the Portuguese...More

1  Thank Sonia E
Reviewed 15 August 2017

What a joy this place is. It's easy to get too either by tram or bus both of which stop really near the entrance. It's good value for money and there are masses of glorious rooms to see. And it's not very crowded. All the...More

2  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Very nice palace builted after the 1755 earthquake. It was not finished by the portuguese kings but what exists deserve a visit. A small secret just for you...: inside, there is a small restaurant where you can enjoy a complete decent meal by less than...More

2  Thank Helder S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We walked up from Belem, past the Botanical gardens and several embassies. it is worth the walk. There are several buses that connect it with the centre of the city. The exterior entrance is very impressive and the Queen's rooms are beautiful. There are some...More

1  Thank Kay B
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We really enjoyed the Ajuda palace. The whole thing will take you no more than an hour. It's definitely worth it. If Portuguese monarchy is something that interests you, the trip will be very enjoyable.The palace is beautiful with completely authentic decor and to this...More

1  Thank Kreytzman
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Looks nice from far away, historical building, tranquil surroundings, not my favorite spot in Lisbon

Thank DominikaCK
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We stopped here for photos while on one of our tours by car. The driver was able to at least park long enough to make our photos and allow us a closer look at the National Palace in Lisbon. I highly recommend taking the time...More

1  Thank 12dbryan
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The palace is located in the Belem district and within walking distance from the President's residence. It is not a stunning palace but there are many interesting aspects that make it attractive, such as the recitals inside the palace, the performance at the courtyard, the...More

1  Thank Reviewer W
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