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Tickets for National Palace and Gardens of Queluz: Skip The Line

Live like a royal as you explore this spectacular Designated National Monument

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Overview
Opening hours
Today
09:00 - 19:00
Tomorrow
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Sunday
09:00 - 19:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Best time to visit
Before noon
Highlights
  • Skip the line and enjoy your all-access pass to the Queluz National Palace, where you can relive the opulence of beauty of 18th-century Portuguese royalty!
  • Explore the stunning gardens and discover their many secrets, with maze-like walkways and a glittering tiled canal
  • The grounds also house the National School of Equestrian Art, which practices and preserves the traditional style of Portuguese horseriding
Description

Travel back in time and immerse yourself in the rich history of this ornate palace and garden. Known as Portugal's answer to Versailles, it was originally designed as a summer residence for the royal family, before King Pedro III transformed it into a full-fledged palace. Skip the lines and discover for yourself the majesty of the 18th-century aristocracy!

With the discovery (theft) of Brazilian gold in 1690, the Portuguese royal family was feeling pretty flush. The National Palace and Gardens of Queluz are a perfect example of the opulence and splendor of this period. Described as "a very expensive birthday cake," the palace and its gardens are an exercise in excess, mixing Baroque, Rococo and Neo-Classical styles to stunning effect.

A site of grand celebration and festivities, it was designed to be the perfect synthesis of landscape and architecture. When you step inside the stately interior, you'll understand why - as the star-shaped garden design is echoed throughout the palace.

And if you want to feel your jaw drop even further, check out the glorious 'tiled canal'. This extended artificial lake is decorated with thousands of glazed tiles, depicting scenes of Portuguese legends and victory. Not exactly subtle, those Portuguese royals.

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Skip The Line
What's included
  • Entrance to the National Palace of Queluz
  • Entrance to the Palace Gardens
  • Horse and pony rides
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
National Palace and Gardens of Queluz
Largo Palácio de Queluz, Queluz, 2745-191, Lisbon
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Getting There

Train: Monte Abraão and Queluz-Belas stations. The palace is roughly one kilometer from the stations.

Insider tip

The many statues depict tongue-in-cheek interpretations of classical mythology - see if you can spot them all!

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Reviews
Jul 27, 2018
Well worth a visit and even though I get tickets beforehand there were not queues at the ticket office.
We spent several hours there and were really impressed with both the palace and the gardens. We had a well prepared lunch at the cafe and the cafe staff were very friendly. Altogether a lovely day out.
Jul 2, 2018
Using tigets was great . The National Palace and Gardens is a must see when in Lisbon
Jul 2, 2018
El Palacio en su interior se presenta descuidado en mantenimiento general. Ya hay signos de deterioro como filtraciones, humedades etc. El exterior bien restaurado y los jardines una preciosidad.
Jun 23, 2018
Actually, it worked quite fine...There was no line to skip!
Jun 23, 2018
Easiest way to get in at National Monuments...thanks.
Sep 25, 2018
Fui numa segunda-feira e estava quase vazio. O Palácio é lindo e foi muito tranquilo.
Alguém me falou, depois que comprei as entradas, que eu teria desconto por sermos idosos, mas não percebi esta possibilidade durante a compra pela internet. 😏
Sep 24, 2018
Muito aproveitosa.
Sep 22, 2018
Es el esplendor del siglo XVIII y La Ilustración en Portugal
Muy bien restaurado. Alguna fachada y parte de los jardines en curso de restauración.
Nada que ver con el Palacio de Pena, de Sintra. Visita masiva de un pastiche decadente de finales del XIX
Sep 13, 2018
Superbe endroit c'est à a faire!!!
Sep 4, 2018
A entrada foi mega rápida, já que eu havia comprado antecipado com a Tiqets. O leitor do funcionário do museu consegue reconhecer facilmente o código na tela do celular.
Fora isso, o Palácio é maravilhoso. Bem conservado e visita organizada para tirar o melhor proveito possível. Vale muito a pena.
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What do these tickets include?
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