Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Castles, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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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. Use our Sintra travel itinerary maker to visit Quinta da Regaleira on your trip to Sintra, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • A must see in Sintra, one of my favourite places. This is a magical garden and palace with mysterious caves and hidden places to explore. There is a colony of cats on sight that give it a special char...  read more »
  • Great place to get to know how they lived the wealthy families of Portugal, by the dimensions of the site it is possible to meet this family greenhouse that inhabited the place until the walks that gave the property in underground caves, chapels, gardens etc.
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  • Quinta da regaleira is beautiful and a must, but deserved a better conservation. The vegetation near the main house is abundant, but as it rises, it becomes more dry and least cared for.
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  • Beautiful gardens with tunnels, caves, walls and turrets. Initiatic well was beautiful. Some of the underground tunnels are lit, at least part way. Bring a torch or your phone for light! There is a small cafe for snacks, a restaurant and a castle you can walk through. I had a lovely time here and definitely recommend it.
  • Genuinely a hidden gem in Sintra. The gardens were built by a wealthy tradesman for his children, and it feels like Alice in Wonderland at times. Tunnels, caves, miniature castles and paths that criss-cross the hilly estate... It's a joy to get lost in here. The park is a ten-minute walk from Sintra, and the entrance is €4 for students and €8 for adults. It's entirely worth it.
  • Amazing place to visit. Pro: Your ticket iallow you to get in an out, so I recommend a picknick over the "Parque das Merendas". Amazing garden to explore as well as caves. Unfinished well was my favorite place. Inside coffee. Cons: Aquarium is not maintained to say the least. Warning: It's dripping inside the caves so beware for cameras.
  • It's amazing place in sintra, portugal. It's better to visit only this place for the whole day. There are many interesting caves and sight signs. You can relax there and enjoy your trip.
  • One of my favourites places in Sintra. The caves and the well are magic. I really enjoyed the visit. The palace forniture and mosaics are great too. It is woth the money you have to pay to visit it
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