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Parque de Monserrate

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All reviews huge trees exotic trees nice garden lovely place to visit nice walk sunny day beautiful palace sintra train station park grounds species lakes paths porque castle ruins hill
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The grounds of this castle are beautiful. In order to appreciate it fully, one must spend several hours.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank alburyrae
Reviewed 3 days ago

We hiked up to Monserrate, about an hour and a half from the historic center of Sintra, pausing on the way up to take in breathtaking views of the region. The grounds of the palace are extraordinary, containing a Mexican garden, a rose garden, a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this park! it is one of the less visited attractions so it was nice and quiet especially in the afternoon. There are so interesting plants and some beautiful vistas. The 435 bus here is not as frequent as the 434 but it does...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a lot of tourists and got to walk around almost alone for most of the time we explored the gardens and the building, thanks to our tuk tuk driver for suggesting it! (Ruben 351927055307, text or call him to arrange a tour around the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank loves2travel2000
Reviewed 22 January 2019

Well worth the visit and time taken to see the history of the home as well as the gardens. Parking was good and guaranteed exercise from all the walking paths.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank C1107UEjamest
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

What a beautiful day! Learned about the history of the home while also enjoying the gardens. You can have a lunch here as well. Plan on taking at least 3 hours to fully enjoy all this adventure has to offer

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lesliewin
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Excellent! I was there at dusk, the light was so brilliant to delight the park and to take pictures in it. Everything there was so amazing so I have to come back to immerse in it again. One of the best places I have ever...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aneta K
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Nice walk through the gardens before arriving at the house. Take your time and enjoy the grounds and the Gardens en route. Not spectacular but well wort a visit and not so many tourists as other locations in the area.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Tony H
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Don't drive, much to difficult to find parking. Also, like most sites near Sintra, wear walking shoes as much of the trip is up hill and rocky. This site was completely restored by James T Knowles for the Francis Cook family. Not only is the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rengels
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This was one of the most happy places I ever saw. We were lucky and a wedding was about to start, so we could here music from the park. The park is charming, especially the cactus part where you see the ruins of the old...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Elena257
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No, all good on your back.