Parque de Monserrate, Sintra

4.8
#2 of 7 in Nature in Lisbon District
Get to know the 2,500 species of plants found among lakes, waterfalls, and ruins at Parque de Monserrate, a beautiful palace and garden that counts the likes of Lord Byron among its visitors. Masters gardeners and botanists designed the lawns, which bloom with Portuguese native plants as well as flora from five continents. Cork oak trees and holly trees provide shade to visitors strolling the pathways. Do not miss the palace either--one of the finest Romantic structures in Portugal. Highlights include the music room, reception room, and fascinating Indian living room, and you can tour the private living quarters as well. Use our Sintra vacation planner to visit Parque de Monserrate on your trip to Sintra, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • the park was built about 200 years ago by lord byron. he brought with him on his many journeys everything you could plant. a beautiful vegetation, a beautiful castle. a very pleasant afternoon with wenihgen visitors.
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  • Of all the parks I know, and the experience I have of my age, this and the most beautiful ever. I am one of the oldest visitors and I have never had enough to walk him, such as the size of this wonder of nature. Those who come here come with time and prepared to walk a lot, and enjoy this set of palacio lakes gardens and so many areas that can travel, ruins, houses secondary taken by the vegetacao,some tumultuous scattered through various places, but mainly the views and that lake with its nenufares among others, large lawns to sit and comtemplar, finally a large number of trees and plants, all of enchantus us and make us realize the wonder of nature.
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