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Park and National Palace of Pena

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Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609, Portugal
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 15, 2014

Do not miss Sintra and this incredible palace. Then again I am in love with Portugal as a whole so maybe I am biased. The colors, the vegetation really transport you to a different era. I want to go back. Just keep in mind there...More

46  Thank ticarre
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 11, 2014

As one of the 'big three' of attractions apparent in Sintra, we felt morally obliged to pay a visit to this structure renowned for its' eccentricity and multiple architectural styles. Unfortunately, things didn't work out so well. The Pena Palace is distantly located at the...More

10  Thank John L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I loved walking through the grounds at the Park and National Palace of Pena. The grounds are full of interesting things to see and it was nice to be away from the crowds. We then explored the castle and had a snack in the cafeteria....More

Thank 68lesleyb
Reviewed 2 days ago

The National Palace of Pena is the absolute Highlight of Sintra. The Palace is colorful and gives you a great insight into Royal, living 100 years ago.

Thank dhs9909
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent a wonderful day visiting the National Palace and Moorish Castle above Sintra. Some stiff climbs but well worth it for the tour and views.

Thank Crombers
Reviewed 2 days ago

Many colors, many undefinable styles mixed up and big crowds - that is Pena national palace. In contrary to Disneyland, this place is built from real materials and used by adults, the royals. Touring inside the different mix of furniture, decorations and interiors shows that...More

Thank Janoshka
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are 2 ticket prices, 7.50euro which gets you admission to the gardens and all around the palace, walls, courtyards, restaurant and bistro cafe. There is a 14euro ticket that also gives you admission into the palace rooms. On a wet Sunday in November we...More

Thank Harker69
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Take a walk up the hill through the nice park. Up there you’ll be amazed about the colorful palace! If you just wanna see the outside you don’t have to pay. You can drive up there and park your car. But then you have to...More

Thank joehiroth
Reviewed 4 days ago

The palace and park is a huge area. You could spend days seeing it all, and it would be worth it. It's beautiful. Most tourists will just see Pena Palace and that in and of itself is worth the trip. Pro-Tips. The palace is at...More

Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed 6 days ago

Take a tuk tuk tourist tripit costs approx. 50 euros but we enjoyed it. learnt a lot from a local driver,bit of fun and beat the steep walk up the hill

Thank markhay
Reviewed 6 days ago

We continued our day after the Castle of the Moors, by the time we arrived at the palace it was after twelve noon. Very crowded even in this "off-season" time? I didn't appreciate paying three euros for the shuttle bus ride up, think this should...More

Thank S E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This palace is selfie heaven on a clear day . It has a beautiful park setting and is the crowning jewel on a hilltop in Sintra originally built for Queen Maria II by Ferdinand the King consort.Ferdinand was an artist by nature and cousin to...More

1  Thank jamusaba
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Response from joehiroth | Reviewed this property |
I can’t tell you where the bus drops you because we came by car. But I’m sure that there is a bus going up there, i just don’t know which number. When you enter the park it’s just about 10-20min walking to the palace.
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Response from ge0teach84 | Reviewed this property |
We waited online to get in for over 2 hours. the whole walkthrough through the palace probably only takes 45 minutes .to tell you the truth it wasn't even worth it. the views are better outside you could do the outside tour... More
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Response from dorotag462 | Reviewed this property |
No problem with buying tickets on the spot. You can also buy them in Sintra Train Station - no queues, and helpful ladies there.
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