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Castelo dos Mouros

69 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Rahim & Ilona
Rahim & Ilona
August 20, 2019
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. My advise would be to take an Uber taxi to avoid winding, narrow roads and difficult parking. Alternatively bus tours are available or I can…
Fernando
Fernando
August 07, 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.
Villa
Villa
April 10, 2019
Super beautiful place, great for taking pictures and enjoying the view! Already the way up to the castle is really nice, and it feels like you're walking through a poetic fairy tale. Small paths under the trees, framed by little blue flowers... The castle itself is 8€, which is OK. You can walk…
Feliciano
Feliciano
March 30, 2019
A reminder of Medieval times.
Tatiana
Tatiana
February 07, 2019
Sintra is a place not to miss, it is scenic, beautiful and with a great feel.

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Location
Sintra, Lisbon 2710
Phone+351 21 923 7300
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM