Paisagem Cultural da Vila Velha e Serra de Sintra

In 1992, UNESCO extended the categories of World Heritage and added the farmlands. Sintra obtained this classification with its typical and rich landscape, from the village up to the mountains. The old town of Sintra was an important center of the romantic architecture in Europe in the 19th century. With its Royal Palace, the Villa has a privileged position and a climate very own. Dozens of monuments make the delights of passers-by Sintra. The Serra de Sintra offers a huge variety of vegetation, paths and lakes and is also rich in cultural level, by the huge set of palaces and other monuments that gathers.




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  • Historical streets & Plazas
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Monuments near Paisagem Cultural da Vila Velha e Serra de Sintra

Busto de Carlos França

Bronze bust of Charles France (great man of science).

Busto de José Alfredo da Costa Azevedo

Bronze bust of José Alfredo da Costa Azevedo, offered by Câmara Municipal de Sintra in 1997.

Busto do Doutor Gregório Rafael da Silva D' Almeida

Bronze bust of Dr. Gregory Rafael da Silva D'almeida (1854-1920), prefaced by an image of a woman and a boy.

Convento dos Capuchos

Built in the middle of cliffs and vegetation, this Convent is also known as convent of Santa Cruz da Serra or Cork. Simple construction of great rusticity was …

Escultura "Os Perseguidos"

Bronze sculpture by Pedro Teixeira, Angels dated 1969. Represents two life-size human figures agachadas and attached.

Fonte da Pipa

Stone source, dated 1788, with tile panels where warriors are represented.

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