Sintra is a Portuguese village located very close to Lisbon. There are several attractions to know in the city, I suggest spending more than a day in the city.
Pictured is the Palácio da Pena, which on July 7, 2007 was elected as one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal. #historicallandmarks #portugal
Sintra is a small city on the outskirts of the Lisbon region of Portugal, located in the foothills of the Sintra Mountains.
There are a lot of old castles and ruins worth visiting. Moor Castle, Pena Palace and Sintra Palace,
In addition, this is the only way to go to the end of Europe at Cabo da Roca. So in 1995, it was UN UNESCO is listed as a World Heritage Site.
[How to go]
To go to Cabo da Roca. After going through Sintra, you can go to Cascais. So I suggest you go to the 3 cities to go shopping early that day.
Route: Lisbon - Sintra (all major attractions) - Cabo da Roca - Cascais - Lisbon
recommended to buy trains public transport ticket: 16.5 euros (including Lisbon The train also has regional buses)
On the second floor of Rossio Train Station in Lisbon, you can buy
Lisbon-Sintra, Cascais-Lisbon can choose trains
to visit various attractions in Sintra , Sintra to Cabo da Roca, Cabo da Roca to Cascais to choose the bus
fare all covered.
Due to limited time, I need to take 3 places a day. So in Sintra I only chose one of the attractions Pena Palace,
after getting off at the station, I can only take the sightseeing traffic in Sintra. ,
Sintra's traffic is relatively simple, such as going from the train station to the Pena Palace and then going to another place to go back to the Sintra train station or just to go around the road is not very human.
Pena Palace is the king's palace, its dazzling, strange, pretentious posture looks like a paradise castle. The palace itself is a hodgepodge of various architectural styles, with Gothic, Renaissance, Moorish and Manuel styles (Architecture of the Portuguese King Nuer I). It was the 19th century Portuguese Queen Maria. The blood of the husband of II, Ferdinand.
This is not only a Portuguese national monument, but also one of Portugal's seven wonders. It is located on the top of a hill in St. Peter's Church in Sintra, near Lisbon. It is clear in the city of Lisbon in fine weather. visible. In 1995, it was selected as a World Heritage Site as part of the Sintra Cultural Landscape. It is now frequently used for the state affairs of the Portuguese President and other government officials.
While in the Middle Ages, it was just a church of the Virgin. In 1493, the Joao II couple came here for pilgrimage, and the successor Manuel I built the monastery. In 1755, the monastery was razed to the ground during the Lisbon earthquake. In 1842-1854, the summer palace was vigorously built. The architect was the German von Eschwege, and was eventually completed in 1885.
You can take pictures outside the palace of Pena Palace. The colorful castles are also a good place for red and concave shapes.
However, you can't take pictures in the palace, and the backpack needs to be in front. Sometimes there are people who block people taking pictures.
Traveling in Portugal, you must not miss Lisbon, Lisbon is not only for the city, but also the surrounding town is suitable for day trips, such as the town of Sintra, only 40 minutes drive from Lisbon, a full day round trip.
Sintra has many castles, the most worthy of which is the Pena Palace, which is not only a Portuguese national monument, but also one of Portugal's seven wonders. Located on the hilltop in the mountains of St. Peter's Church in Sintra, near Lisbon, it is on the top of the palace overlooking the entire town of Sintra.
Tickets: 109 yuan
Palacio da Pena is recognized as one of the top ten most beautiful castles in the world. In 1995, it was selected as a World Heritage Site as part of the Sintra Cultural Landscape. It is now frequently used for the state affairs of the Portuguese President and other government officials. In the Middle Ages, it was only a church of the Virgin. In 1493, the Joao II couple came here for pilgrimage, and the successor Manuel I built the monastery. In 1755, the monastery was razed to the ground during the Lisbon earthquake. In 1842-1854, the summer palace was vigorously built. The architect was Baron von Eschwege, the German, who was finally completed in 1885. The palace is both Gothic, Renaissance, Moorish and Manuel.