Historical Village


Sintra (Portuguese articulation: [ˈsĩtɾɐ]) is a town and a region in the Grande Lisboa subregion (Lisbon Region) of Portugal. The district contains two urban areas: Queluz and Agualva-Cacém. The populace in 2011 was 377,835, in a territory of 319.23 square kilometers (123.26 sq mi).

Sintra is known for its numerous nineteenth century Romantic building landmarks, which has brought about its grouping as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. In spite of the fact that its legacy in structures and nature is the most noticeable face of the memorable singularity of Sintra, an entire scholarly legacy has made the region an unbelievable reference in Portuguese society. It has turned into a noteworthy vacationer focus, went to by numerous day-trippers who go from the middle and rural areas of the capital Lisbon. Notwithstanding the Sintra Mountains and Sintra-Cascais Nature Park, the areas of the town of Sintra are spotted with imperial retreats, bequests, manors and different structures, including the medieval Castelo dos Mouros, the Pena National Palace and the Sintra National Palace.

The district has an extraordinary number of protected or arranged design structures:

– Dolmen of Adrenunes (Portuguese: Anta de Adrenunes)
– Dolmen of Agualva (Portuguese: Anta de Agualva/Anta do Carrascal)
– Dolmen of Estria (Portuguese: Anta da Estria)
– Dolmen of Monte Abraão (Portuguese: Anta de Monte Abraão)
– Ancient Monument of Praia das Maçãs (Portuguese: Monumento Pré-Hisórico de Praia das Maçãs)
– Tholos tomb of Monge (Portuguese: Tholos do Monge)

– Aguas Livres Aqueduct-Sintra Line (Portuguese: Aqueduto das Águas Livres-Troço de Sintra)
– Domain of Penha Verde (Portuguese: Quinta de Penha Verde/Quinta do Fonte de El’Rei)
– House of Penha Verde (Portuguese: Solar da Quinta de Penha Verde)
– National Palace of Pena (Portuguese: Convento de São Jerónimo/Palácio Nacional de Pena)
– National Palace of Queluz (Portuguese: Palácio Nacional de Queluz)
– National Palace of Sintra (Portuguese: Palácio Nacional de Sintra/Palácio da Vila)
– Palacette of the Counts of Almeida-Araújo (Portuguese: Palácio Pombal/Palacete dos Condos de Almeida Araújo)
– Pillory of Colares (Portuguese: Pelourinho de Colares)
– Quinta da Regaleira including the Palace and the Chapel
– Monserrate Palace
– Seteais Palace
– Ramalhão Palace

– Castle of the Moors (Portuguese: Castelo dos Mouros)

– Church of Santa Maria (Portuguese: Igreja Paroquial de Santa Maria)
– Religious circle of Penha Longa (Portuguese: Convento de Penha Longa)

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