Located next to the sea, it is believed that the first fortification sited on the bar of the River Lima estuary dates from the reign of King Afonso III (13th century). However, the earliest certain date is the 15th century, when a fortress was built (...)
Founded in 1915 by Francisco de Almeida Moreira, who devoted much of his life to collecting Portuguese works of art, especially those that were representative of the best Portuguese modern and contemporary painters, the Grão Vasco Museum is housed (...)
The National Museum of Costume showcases a vast collection of national and international costumes and accessories from the 18th century to the present day. Its exhibits are displayed in permanent and temporary exhibitions at the Palace of (...)
The NewsMuseum invokes and explains the media coverage of episodes of recent history and allows the visitors to interact with Radio and TV. It pays tribute to the journalists immortalized by their work, it presents the main protagonists of the (...)
Park and Palace of Monserrate This fantastic Romantic park was created by William Beckford, who fell in love with the Serra de Sintra.The park and palace of Monserrate, formerly a farm with fruit orchards and crop fields, were first imagined by (...)
Pena National Palace The fantastic Palácio da Pena is one of the best examples of 19th-century Romantic revivalism in Portugal.Situated at the top of the Monte da Pena, the palace was built on the site of an old monastery belonging to the Order of (...)
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