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“From a fairy tale” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Quinta da Regaleira

Quinta da Regaleira
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US$120.89*
and up
Private Sintra Tour from Lisbon with Regaleira Experience
Ranked #1 of 68 things to do in Sintra
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Classified as World Heritage by UNESCO and built at the turn of the 20th century, this romantic architectural complex is comprised of a Palace, a Chapel, and gardens with grottos.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Stockholm, Sweden
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“From a fairy tale”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Like many visitors before me have written: this is a stunning place. Wonderfully made buildings, towers and details, details, details everywhere. The gardens are lush. Just take in everything and enjoy. Definitely worth a visit!

Visited August 2013
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Uppsala, Sweden
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“Heaven on earth”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

The palace of Regaleira is surrounded by beautiful sceneries and high-class palaces, but it really stands out.
Not for the palace itself actually. Although the outside looks very nice, the inside is somewhat small and not that interesting.
No, the real thing, the thing which explains the 5 stars and the title is the garden. I've simply never seen such an amazing place. It is just heaven, with lush vegetation, beautiful buildings and very inspired "natural" elements everywhere. And the way it is done, you just never know what you will find in the next corner. You pass by a classic alley with statues, go up to an adorable pond with duckies and then go deep inside the maze of caves (bring a pocket lamp!), arrive behind a waterfall, cross a pond by jumping from stone to stone, pass a "natural" bridge... Endless adventures where you feel disconnected from the world for a few hours.
If you have only a short time in Lisbon... just skip Lisbon and go straight to Sintra and especially Regaleira.

Visited July 2014
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Portugal
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57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Magical place full of mistery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

I have seen lot's of greats sings in Sintra, this was the most awesome place that I've visited.
I won't say much because you have to discover and experience by yourself, you won't be disappointed believe me.

The place is huge, lot's of things to discover and see. It's all well taken care off. Prepare your camera with full battery + storage :)

Visited August 2013
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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wonderland”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

Like Groombridge Place in Kent, England. A short walk from the town centre but you do need to be able to walk up hill. Allowa couple of hours.

Visited July 2014
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Limerick, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Historic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

Steeped in history with magnificent gardens one of the must see in Sintra you will be pleasantly surprised by its beauty and charm again like most places in Sintra it was inexpensive and the maps will explain everything to you.

Visited May 2014
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