Sintra National Palace (Central)
The millennial history of Sintra National Palace begins during the Muslim rule on the Iberian Peninsula. The town has records dating back to the 8th century showing a rich history of Muslim construction at the time.
D. Afonso Henriques, 1st King of Portugal operated from here. The primitive Moorish palace, property of the Portuguese Crown since 1147 has been the scene of political events of extremely importance to Portuguese history.
Sintra National Palace was a home for Portuguese royal families until the republic formed in 1910, when the royalty was properly disposed of. New construction bodies were added over time , under the reign of King Dinis, John I and Manuel I , keeping its silhouette from the mid-sixteenth century.
Sintra National Palace
The beauty of Sintra starts with its natural surroundings. Sintra National Palace is located in the center of town so it can’t be missed by any visitor.
Other well-known buildings in Sintra mountain include the Moorish Castle, the Pena Palace, the Capuchos Convent, the Palace of Montserrate, the Palace of Ribafrias, the Palace of Seteais, the Quinta de Regaleira and the Town Hall.
Discover a world of fairy tale palaces and gardens. Learn about the architectural styles of the buildings, and admire panoramic views. Do not miss the traditional small cakes at Piriquita coffee shop.
Sintra National Palace Tickets
Prices 29th March to the 24th October
Ticket for adults (18 – 64 yrs) – 10 euros
Ticket for youths (6 – 17 yrs) – 8,50 euros
Ticket for seniors (over 65 yrs) – 8,50 euros
To benefit from a reduction on your visit to several sites, choose our combined tickets.
38º 47’ 50.50” N 9º 23’ 25.87” W