Queluz National Palace

Queluz National Palace
Prince D. Pedro – 1817

The Queluz National Palace was built in 1747 by King Pedro III, for initially, as a summer residence. A place for leisure and entertainment of the Royal Family.

It is located between Sintra and Lisbon, standing out as a architecture benchmark reference of the second half of the 18th century.

The palace would become a permanent residence from 1794 until the King´s departure to Brazil in 1807, following the Napoleonic invasions.

In its interiors, visitors may see the ambience’s of the Portuguese court of the 18th and 19th centuries, a period marked by the Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical styles. A time  of great events, historic relevance in the Ancient Régime to Liberalism.

Queluz National Palace
King D.Pedro Death

King João VI and his Court returned to Portugal in 1821. Queluz National Palace would only again be inhabited by Queen Carlota Joaquina, living in semi-exile accompanied by her sister-in-law Maria Francisca Benedita. Prince Miguel also resided at the Palace of Queluz as the absolutist king, the first Emperor of Brazil and the first constitutional monarch of Portugal. Immediately after the liberal victory, Pedro died in the Don Quixote Room where he had been born. He was aged 35. More Info

Queluz National Palace

The National Palace of Queluz and its historical gardens are one of the most remarkable examples of the harmonious link between landscape and palatial architecture in Portugal.


Ticket for adults (18 – 64 yrs) – 8,50 euros

Ticket for youths (6 – 17 yrs) – 7 euros

Ticket for seniors (over 65 yrs) – 7 euros

Ticket for adults (18 – 64 yrs) – 3,50 euros

Ticket for youths (6 – 17 yrs) – 2,50 euros

Ticket for seniors (over 65 yrs) – 2,50 euros

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GPS » N 38º 44′ 59.25” ,W 9º 15′ 30.53”

Queluz National Palace

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Queluz National Palace 38.749704, -9.256595 Queluz National Palace   Lisboa City Card Palaces Guided Tour  
  • Monument: Queluz National Palace
  • Address: Largo do Palácio Nacional (Queluz)
  • Opening: Open every day of the year, except December 25th and January 1st. 9h00 – 17h30, last ticket 17h00
  • Public Transports: Lisbon > Sintra By train (CP) – Take the Sintra Line Departure stations: • Estação do Oriente • Estação do Rossio • Estação de Entrecampos By car If driving to Sintra from Lisbon, take the IC19 (from Lisbon), IC30 (from Mafra) or EN9 (turning off the A5 motorway to Cascais).
  • Website: http://www.parquesdesintra.pt/parques-jardins-e-monumentos/palacio-nacional-e-jardins-de-queluz/