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Castelo dos Mouros

71 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Paula
Paula
August 19, 2020
Medieval castle in Sintra.
Filipe
Filipe
July 28, 2020
With more than 1000 years, this castle will make travel in time.
Rahim & Ilona
Rahim & Ilona
February 9, 2020
This Moorish Castle built in the 8th century is in the romantic playground of Sintra. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and no more than 25 minutes by car. Our advise would be to take an Uber taxi to avoid winding, narrow roads and difficult parking. Alternatively bus tours are available or we can…
Teresa + Andy
Teresa + Andy
November 23, 2019
Amazing views over Sintra and the coast.
Fernando
Fernando
August 7, 2019
Breathe the clean mountain air as you walk up to the castle. After the visit, go to Sintra city Centre and enjoy a good meal.

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Premise
“Pena Palace is a former monastery destroyed by an earthquake and rebuilt by King Ferdinand and Queen Maria II for get-away from city affairs and recreation. You will be able to learn more about the royal life and see there the personal belongings of the last royal family, which had to flee the country after the overthrow of the monarchy.”
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Park
“Romantic park and palace of Monserrate, where you can enjoy feeling the heart of Sintra Mountain.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Spiritual Center
“Hidden in the woods is this fascinating hobbit-like convent, originally built in 1560 to house friars, who lived in incredibly tight conditions, in small cells with low, narrow doors.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“An amazing beach at 25 minutes by car, between Cascais and Sintra, by the coast !”
  • 66 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
““the place where the earth ends and the sea begins,” as Luis de Camoens, the famous Portuguese poet, wrote. Cape Roca is the westernmost point of continental Europe, which impresses with the beauty of nature and the Atlantic Ocean.”
  • 184 locals recommend
Location
Sintra, Lisbon 2710
Phone+351 21 923 7300