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Park and National Palace of Pena

Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609, Portugal
+351 21 923 7300
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Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609, Portugal
+351 21 923 7300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well let's start with the palace which is the highest building in the whole of Sintra to get there is about an hours trek from Sintra I took a tuk tuk up there which cost around 5 euros and was better than travelling on a...More

Thank Aimz789
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pena Palace looks like something right out of a book - so colourful and grand! We walked from the train to the palace and ruins which was enjoyable but very difficult. We reached the top by 10.30 but it was already having and we had...More

Thank Gabby D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This incredible castle remodeled by King Fernando II has amazing views. The architecture will leave you speechless. We went on a private tour, with an incredible guide, he took us in the castle before all the long line of people waiting, he explained everything and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited Pena Palace with my family and unless you are very keen to go inside, do not pay to enter the palace just get a ticket for the gardens. You still get to see lots of the palace - the wall walk, the kitchen,...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 2 days ago

This palace is worth to visit. It is charming, lots of arts in every room, diverse collection of architecture, playful colours, amazing view etc. Enjoy some time there to explore every corner of rooms and of course view from the Pena (hill).

Thank Lillgha
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you go to Sintra you have to make time to visit this palace. We were on a tour day which did not allow time to include a visit so we opted to make our own way back to Lisbon to give us time. The...More

Thank George P
Reviewed 2 days ago

After nearly two years of living in Colares and looking up at the magical Pena Palace on the hill, I finally made a visit during the height of the August tourist season. Though we certainly were amongst the crowds, only in certain areas did I...More

Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed 2 days ago

Even if there may much older and historically meaningful palaces in Europe, nonetheless this very creative palace that reminds a little bit Gaudi' buildings is really worth a visit. The two major aspects that make it unique in my view are the astonishing position (and...More

Thank Janemanina
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you go to Portugal, you MUST make Sintra part of your travel plans. We found an incredible taxi driver at the airport who took us to our hotel and offered to take us to Sintra the next day. Jose Carlos showed up the next...More

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited here on what we later found out was a national holiday. We visited Quinta first then the palace and fort after. In hindsight we would have split it over two days arriving early to both as it gets extremely busy by lunch time....More

Thank townsend4
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Toni P
27 July 2017|
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Response from shahrzadsedghi | Reviewed this property |
I was there a month ago, yeah it was a construction, but it wasn't bothering us.
25 July 2017|
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Response from WiMadcitytraveler | Reviewed this property |
We did not go to Cruz Alto so cannot answer that question. The park ticket would allow you to see the Chalet (perfect not worth going in), the Moorish fortress (we did not go in because it was raining very hard (you do not... More
10 July 2017|
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Response from RAWZ1 | Reviewed this property |
I really am not sure I'm from South Africa