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Beloved by Portuguese royalty and English nobility, its thick forest and startling architecture provide a complete change from Lisbon which is one hour south of Sintra by train.

 

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The very colorful Palacio da Pena.  All the original furnishing still reside inside, but unfortunately, no photos are allowed.

 

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Castelo dos Mouros,  a 3 km climb.  This castle was never conquered and was used mainly as an outpost to protect Lisbon.  Now, this is a manly-man castle - high on a mountain, impenetrable &  medieval stone guard towers.  Now! "That's what I'm talkin' about"!  This castle is just groovy!

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Bruce and Julia, World Travelers and Adventure Seekers Extraordinaire.
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