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Palace of the Marquises

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Cute garden!

Take a nice walk in this palace garden and enjoy. Such nice colors! You can take an Uber easily to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frankfurt, Germany
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Beautiful palace and gardens

This is one of the places in Lisbon to see some really good blue and white tiles. The palace is... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Reading, United Kingdom
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Seventeenth Century Palace placed in an ancient Quinta de Recreio (recreation farm) which includes a formal garden, an informal garden and woods. The exterior and interiors of the Palace are decorated with the largest and best collection of...more
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Largo Sao Domingos de Benfica 1 | Fronteira Palace, Lisbon 1500-554, Portugal
+351 21 778 4599
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take a nice walk in this palace garden and enjoy. Such nice colors! You can take an Uber easily to get there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joehiroth
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Took a 20 euro taxi ride to be greeted by a gentleman who advised us that the palace was closed for a wedding. The palace is far out of the way from all other attractions so be sure to confirm before going. From the outside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DoingOurPart
Reviewed October 18, 2018

This is one of the places in Lisbon to see some really good blue and white tiles. The palace is only open in the morning with half hourly guided tours. It is well worth fitting in a morning visit to see the palace. The gardens...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ES1211
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We decided we only had time to look around the gardens and these were the main reason for our visit. The gardens are stunning and the tile work is very impressive. The colours of the blue and white tiles, red house, and green shrubbery is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank BlarghBlargh
Reviewed August 12, 2018

A small palace where we can feel the life of a noble portuguese family along the centuries. The country house turned into a palace after the tragic destruction of the city center in the XVII century. The explanations in English, french and Portuguese were helpfull.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank joaoboscoa2017
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This palace is worth the visit for all those who like Portuguese tiles and nice gardens. Entrance to the garden and a guided visit of the palace costs € 9. You should visit the inside of the palace because there are a lot of impressive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank lucd166
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This house is quite difficult to get to, and sadly the interior is not open in the afternoon. The garden is pretty but not very large. Probably best to go if you are doing the inside as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank megroy
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Been to Lisbon a couple of times and always wanted to see this place. Finally got to see it before heading to my cruise. the tour of the villa is worth taking to see the tiles inside and on the top patio.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tcakaren
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

I was lucky to arrive in the morning because there are only guided tours. The tours are every half hour from 10-12. Make sure you go in the morning. The palace is a bit of the beaten path but will worth it.

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank Odyssey571510
Reviewed May 21, 2018

absolutely gorgeous palace. Beautiful gardens and azulejos. One of the nicest places in Lisboa. Chek the hours for visits inside. The transport to the palace is a bit dificult so we decided to take a taxi. from Chiado to the palace and it cost 9...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank beatrizskv
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June 15, 2018|
Response from Odyssey571510 | Reviewed this property |
The guided tour is about 40 minutes and then you can visit the gardens for as long as you want. The gardens aren't that big so figure between and hour to an hour and a half. My tour started about 10 minutes late and took a... More
September 3, 2017|
Response from palaciofronteira | Property representative |
Thank you for your contact. The Palace is open on mondays. In the morning it is possible to combine tours of the interior with visit to the gardens. Welcome!
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April 17, 2017|
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Response from palaciofronteira | Property representative |
Opening hours Closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays. Palace: The interior of the palace is only open to visitors in the morning. All visits to the interior of the Palace are guided tours. June-September: Monday-Saturday... More
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