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Where is Quinta da Regaleira located?

What makes Sintra's Quinta da Regaleira so special?

  • Sintra is filled with many extravagant 19th century villas, but none are more intriguing than the Quinta da Regaleira. The main building (house) is a fusion of eccentric neo-gothic architecture and ornately carved pinnacles, but the main attraction are the gardens.

Is the Quinta do Relógio in Portugal Open to the public?

  • It’s the Islamic-inspired palace of Quinta do Relógio, which dates back to 1860. It’s not open to the public, but made news in 2017 when popstar Madonna expressed interest in buying it. Quinta da Regaleira has become quite a popular attraction, now second to Pena Palace, so it can be quite crowded.

What kind of building is the Regaleira Palace?

  • The Regaleira Palace (Portuguese: Palácio da Regaleira) bears the same name as the entire estate. The structure's façade is characterized by exuberantly Gothic pinnacles, gargoyles, capitals, and an impressive octagonal tower.