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The exotic Park and National Palace of Pena, a World Heritage Site known for its Romanticist architecture, is listed as one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal. While the foundation of this palace dates back to a chapel in the Middle Ages, the current appearance is mostly the work of German architect Baron Wilhelm Ludwig von Eschwege. He mixed Neo-Gothic, Neo-Manueline, Neo-Islamic, and Neo-Renaissance styles to create this dramatic structure. Tour the palace to admire the building's restored red and yellow facade, interior design, and antique furniture. Use our Sintra trip planning website to visit Park and National Palace of Pena on your trip to Sintra, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Tours to Park and National Palace of Pena
$88 BOOK WITH VIATOR Sintra Small-Group Tour from Lisbon with Cabo da Roca and Cascais
Duration: 9 hours
$217 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour: Sintra, Cabo da Roca and Cascais Day Trip from Lisbon
Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Park and National Palace of Pena reviews
This is Disney-like castle in Portugal. For everyone, this is a highlight of Portugal and is a part of four castles build close-by that are no so tourisitc. What makes the experience interesting is... more »
I caught the 434 bus from Sintra Train st by purchasing the €10 one day ticket that allows you to catch all the buses in the area (including the 435 which takes you to Quinta da Regaleira and Palacio.... more »
What a truly spectacular, fairytale palace. The architecture is stunning with magically vibrant colors. This palace and it's surrounding landscape is truly a site not to be missed. The details are breathtaking. Spend the day exploring this well preserved palace and it's grounds. There is a little bus that will take you from the main gate up the hill to the palace if you don't want to or can't do the little walk. There are restrooms, a nice gift shop and food. There is ample parking. You can either do a guided tour or explore the palace and grounds at your leisure. This is truly a lively, historic place that is well maintained and offers visitors a lot to see. The staff are very friendly, helpful and informative. Crowds can get large, so plan accordingly. If visiting Lisbon, I highly recommend coming to see this magnificent place
Awesome place!!! Very well maintained, clean and a pleasure to walk through. The drive to this palace is do scenic,green, and cool. Lots of trees and preserved gardens. Some of the villas and bungalows belong to Hollywood stars !!!! Very interesting history of the royalty of Portugal. The displayed items are magnificent. Senior citizens and wheel chair bound persons be aware. Maybe difficult for them. The view from the top is fabulous!!!! Clean washrooms at strategic places is of great help. You will need a pair of good walking shoes! No heels or stilettos! A must visit for all tourists.
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