Queluz Palace

Queluz Palace: Top Tours & Activities

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About Queluz Palace

The Palace of Queluz and its gardens, represents one of the finest examples of late 18th-century Portuguese architecture. Built at the orders of Pedro III, the husband of D. Maria I (1734-1816), and used as a royal residence, this palace is one of the finest examples of Portuguese architecture in the late 18C. It has been further enriched by an important museum of decorative art, whose collections mostly belonged to the royal family and are exhibited in an appropriate setting. Many of the rooms are decorated in the rocaille style, such as the superb Throne Room, its walls lined with mirrors and magnificent carved gilded woodwork. The surrounding gardens are embellished with fountains and ornamental ponds, where sparkling water spouts forth from mythological figures. Particularly impressive is the group of sculptures around the Neptune Basin.

What People Are Saying

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"Tolle Mischung aus Kultur, Geschichte, Natur gespickt mit etwas Offroad-Abenteuer! Unser Fahrer war sehr bemüht und brachte uns auch an Plätze die nicht im Reiseführer beschrieben waren! Dieser Trip war jeden Cent wert! Steht als Fixpunkt bei unserem nächsten Besuch fest!!!"
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"We had a great time with the day tour. Our guide - Mr Feliciano was nice and accomodated to our needs. We enjoyed the 4×4 experience and seafood lunch by the beach! Thank you for the pastel da nata, a truly amazing dessert!"
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"This tour is a wonderful way to see Sintra and miss all the hassles of group tours, busses and tourists. The guide is local and friendly. He took us places off the beaten path that we both agreed were amazing. He knows the countryside and best spots for lunch, photos and site seeing. "
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"Our family of 6 enjoyed the great sights and places where our driver took us. Freedom of time spent has been appreciated to adjust to our likings. Our 5 year old could not stop giggling when off-road."

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