Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra

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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. For Quinta da Regaleira and beyond, use our Sintra vacation builder app to get the most from your Sintra vacation.
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  • This was a great thing to see in the afternoon. The lines were very short (minutes). What everyone wants to see here is the Initiation Wells (also called initiatic wells or inverted towers. It is... 
    This was a great thing to see in the afternoon. The lines were very short (minutes). What everyone wants to see here is the Initiation Wells (also called initiatic wells or inverted towers. It is...  more »
  • This park was a great to explore and grounds had so much to see. The main well in this park is very popular that you can only travel in one direction - there was quite a line when we were visiting... 
    This park was a great to explore and grounds had so much to see. The main well in this park is very popular that you can only travel in one direction - there was quite a line when we were visiting...  more »
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  • This place is absolutely stunning- like out of a fairytale. I’ve been several times and every time I see something new and still get the same feeling of amazement. It maybe easiest to get tickets in advance because the line is long. Also, I want to point out how lovely the woman that runs the gift shop is. She was such a pleasant and positive person to speak with, and all the gifts are beautiful.
  • In my opinion, this is the best place to visit in Sintra. Wonderful rock structures, labyrinth caves, amazing plants, and a great view of the area. Be aware that there will be a long line to see the famous 'inverted tower'. Parking is pretty much impossible here, so park downtown and walk (10-15 minutes) instead.

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