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Monserrate Palace

Monserrate Palace

The palace was designed by the architects Thomas James Knowles (father and son) and built in 1858, having been commissioned by Sir Francis Cook, Viscount of Monserrate. The design of the gardens took advantage of the unique microclimates of the mountains to produce a magnificent park in which over 3,000…

Moorish Castle

Moorish Castle

Located on one of the hilltops of the Serra de Sintra, the Moorish Castle is a fortress built in around the 10th century after the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula. All along the paths encircling the castle, you can admire spectacular views over a unique landscape, with the town…

Regaleira Palace and Estate

Regaleira Palace and Estate

Palácio da Regaleira (Regaleira Palace and Estate) is the main building and the more common name for Quinta da Regaleira (Estate Regaleira). It is also known as Palácio (palace) do Monteiro dos Milhões, after the nickname (Millions Monteiro) of its former owner, António Augusto Carvalho Monteiro. The palatial villa is…