Pena's Palace, Lisbon

















About Pena's Palace

 Pena National Palace, Estrada da Pena, 2710-609 Sintra, Portugal

Pena's Palace and Nearby Sights on Map

Sintra from Lisbon

Nestled in the pine covered hills of the Serra de Sintra to the west of Lisbon, Sintra is a half hour drive from the capital city

Jardim Zoológico

A zoo that is fairly pricey, but has a variety of exotic animals featuring sea-lions and dolphins

Belem Tower

The Belém Tower, also known as the Tower of St Vincent to honor Lisbon's patron saint, is a fortified tower that guards the entrance to the Lisbon Harbour

Ajuda Botanical Gardens

The botanical garden of Ajuda is one of the oldest gardens in Europe and is considered the first in Portugal

Museu Colecção Berardo

The permanent collection of the museum consist of the Berardo Collection, which is made up of modern en contemporary art, with major art movements like abstract expressionism, Abstraction-Création, action painting, body Art, constructivism, cubism, De Stijl, digital art, experimental art, geometric abstraction, kinetic art, minimal art, neo-expressionism, neo-plasticism, neo-Realism, op art, photography, photorealism, pop art, realism, suprematism, surrealism

Museu da Marinha

One of the most important in Europe, evoking Portugal's domination of the seas

Jeronimos Monastery

The 16th century Jerónimos Monastery stands at the entrance to the Lisbon harbour as a testament to Portugal's Golden Age of Exploration

Monument to the Discoveries

The Padrão dos Descobrimentos or Monument to the Discoveries is a tribute to the Portuguese Age of Discovery that peaked during the 15th-16th centuries

Museu dos Coches

Housed in the former riding school of the palace, don't miss the world's largest collection of coaches and royal vehicles

Statue to Afonso de Albuquerque

In front of the former Royal Palace of Belém, now the Presidential Palace, there is a massive statue looking out to sea, representing Afonso de Albuquerque, second ruler of Portuguese India in the early 16th century