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Tickets for National Palace of Sintra: Skip The Line

Walk the stomping ground of the Portuguese monarchs

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Opening hours
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
Best time to visit
The palace is quietest before 12:00
  • Discover the place where the monarchs of Portuguese society lived during middle ages
  • See the most important collection of Mudéjar Azulejos (coloured glazed tiles) in the world!
  • Visit the Swans Room, the Magpies Room, the Coats of Arms room and more

The National Palace of Sintra in the heart of the old town has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1995. Walk the stomping ground of the Portuguese monarchs and see how they lived in the middle ages. Visit the Coats of Arms room and see the most important collection of Mudéjar Azulejos (colored glazed tiles) in the world!

With its thousand-year history, you'll feel the atmosphere as soon as you skip the line and step inside the National Palace of Sintra. See the stunning architecture and the giant 33-meter high chimneys, built in the 14th century to keep the kitchens free from smoke.

And the hypnotic Mudéjar Azulejos tiles can keep you floorgazing for hours too if you're looking to really relax.

As a bonus, Sintra is generally several degrees cooler than in Lisbon, so get ready to make your escape from the heat into history!

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National Palace of Sintra
Largo Rainha Dona Amélia, 2710-616, Lisbon
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Not all areas are accessible. Please call ahead to ensure the necessary ramps can be installed for your visit
Additional info

Getting There

If travelling from Lisbon, take the Sintra line from Estação do Oriente, Estação do Rossio or Estação de Entrecampos. There are regular buses from Sintra Rail Station to the National Palace.

Sep 8, 2018
Tickets were very convenient, palace was interesting, but over quickly.
Sep 4, 2018
Got the tickets with no discount for a child but at least no queues. However, by 17.00 there were no queues at all, so it might be not necessary at all. :)
Jul 19, 2018
Lovely palace and easy to get to from Sintra station. Interesting history and decoration. A fair amount of renovation work being done so some areas closed. Tiqets app very useful for quick access.
Jul 7, 2018
Jul 6, 2018
I loved the tile work inside the Palace... really beautiful und charming.
I'd say it is worth a visit.
Jun 29, 2018
Very interesting and worth a visit.
Easy to get to by train
Jun 24, 2018
Even though there was no line when we arrived - it was nice to know that we could walk straight in.
May 22, 2018
Very beautifull. A lot to see. You can take a bus inside the park and not travel with the auto. Difficult to catch a parking place
May 15, 2018
Worth seeing
May 8, 2018
I didn’t like the place: I would expect to see a palace in a better condition. Overall visit took less than an hour. Not so memorable place.

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