Best Things to Do in Sintra, Portugal (with Map & Photos)

Sintra Portugal

Sintra is a town and municipality in the district of Lisbon, Portugal. The population of the town is 507 170 inhabitants (according to data from 2007), and its area is 317 sq. Km. Within its borders, Sintra owns two other cities - Keluz and Kakem.

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Sintra Portugal

Sintra is part of the UNESCO historical heritage. It becomes a major tourist destination with day trips from Lisbon. The sights you can see there are the Pena National Palace (the oldest palace in the Romantic style, is one of the wonders of Portugal.

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Sintra Portugal

It is located on a hill above Sintra. It is sometimes used by the President of Portugal and members of the government for official receptions), the Moorish Palace (located in the city, it provides visitors with breathtaking views), the Sintra National Palace (the best - preserved royal palace in Portugal).

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Sintra Portugal

Sintra National Park - Cascais is also interesting. Twin towns of Sintra are Omura - Jaap them and Honolulu - USA.

Sintra Map