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Royal residence of two generations of monarchs, only fifteen minutes away from Lisbon, the National Palace of Queluz is intimately linked with significant figures in Portuguese history. Today it constitutes a major heritage site in Portuguese...more
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We got the train to Sintra out to Queluz. This train starts in Estacao do Rossio in Lisbon. It's about a 15 minute walk from the train station to the Palace. But believe me, the walk is well worth it, when You arrive in this...More
There are a tremendous number of chateaux, palaces and other royal attractions in Europe but I dare say this one was very impressive and not crowded!! It not only presented an incredible selection 18th and 19th century furniture, decor and artwork, but the ceiling murals...More
This baroque masterpiece created by European craftsmen and designers, was a really good visit in the autumn of 2018.
We had a great conversation with a highly knowlegable guide at the beginning of our self guided tour. This guy really knew his arts & crafts....More
It is worth making the trip out of Lisbon to see this palace and unlike Sintra it is not heaving with tourists. We went to Quelux for the afternoon after visiting visiting the Palacio dos Marqweses de Fronteira in the morning. We caught the train...More
We were here for a farewell dinner of our cruise ship cohort, and had a reception in the lovely garden area, which is very photogenic. The interior of the palace, to my mind, is standard European chateau ilk.
Queluz National Palace is most definitely worth going. Especially in the high season when all the Lisbon monuments are jammed with tourists. To reach it just take the train from Rossio Station to Sintra and exit at Queluz train station. A precious miniature of a...More
This is a small palace but worth a visit and if you can, attend a concert in the ballroom. Attended a piano concert of Boris Berezovsky.....the right ambiance to benefit from an almost private performance
Pena palace is definitely worth visiting, both: exterior and interior are very impressive!!! Wouldn’t bother about Queluz, except of outside view, also a major part of the palace was under renovation when we were there in... More
Pena palace is definitely worth visiting, both: exterior and interior are very impressive!!! Wouldn’t bother about Queluz, except of outside view, also a major part of the palace was under renovation when we were there in April of 2018. In Quinta Regaleira we mostly liked the magical garden whereas the house itself didn’t impress at all!!!