Palácio Nacional de Sintra

Sintra National Palace, also known as Town Palace is an impressive example for the palaces and the only preserved Royal Palace in Portugal from the Middle Age. Its plant is complex and irregular and it is the result from several construction campaigns and periods in which the main ones were during Dom João I and Dom Manuel time and also the third of the 16th century. This Town Palace is the most ambitious project under the Mudéjar style in Portugal. It was quite used by the mediaeval Kings and it possesses several divisions, among which the Archers Room, the Guests Room, the Arab Room, the Chinese Room, Afonso VI Room, the Arms or Coat of Arms Room and Pega´s (magpies) Room.


Largo Rainha Dona Amélia


  • 10.00€
  • Difficult external parking
  • Palaces & Mansions
  • Visitable (no guide), Bar/snack-bar, Shop, Visitable (with a guide)

    opening hours

  • monday: 09:30-18:30
  • tuesday: 09:30-18:30
  • wednesday: 09:30-18:30
  • thursday: 09:30-18:30
  • friday: 09:30-18:30
  • saturday: 09:30-18:30
  • sunday: 09:30-18:30

Monuments near Palácio Nacional 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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