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Parques De Sintra Castelo Dos Mouros

The Moorish Castle

A history
between walls.

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Opening times


open - close
09:30AM - 06:00PM


Ticket office closed from 12 pm to 1 pm. Automatic ticket vending machines available



Ticket for adults (18 – 64 years)
12 €
Ticket for youths (6 – 17 years)
10 €
Ticket for seniors (over 65 years)
10 €
Family ticket (2 adults + 2 youths)
33 €

Buy your tickets online to have a 15% discount


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How to arrive

Lisbon > Sintra: Train (CP) – Sintra Line

(Departure stations: Oriente; Rossio; Entrecampos)


Sintra (train station) > Moorish Castle: Bus n.º 434 (Scotturb)


We emphasize that Parques de Sintra's responsibilities are limited to the parks and monuments under its management, and is not responsible for any circumstances occurring outside the heritage sites, namely, access and transport to reach said sites.

You can reach the town of Sintra using:

  • IC19 (from Lisbon)
  • IC30 (from Mafra)
  • EN9 (from Cascais, via the A5)


Please note that access to this monument is not authorized to private vehicles. We recommended the use of the pedestrian trails available or public transportation. You can park your car in the historic center of Sintra or the peripheral car parks available.


GPS Coordinates: 38º 47’ 24.25” N 9º 23’ 21.47” W

Marked hiking trails:



Starting point: “Info Parques de Sintra”, in S. Pedro de Sintra

Distance: 1.770 metres

Duration: 1 hour



Starting point: Palace of Seteais

Distance:  2.410 metres

Castelo Dos Mouros Dogfriendly©PSML Jose Marques Silva
Visiting a unique monument in the company of our best friend is an even more special experience

Dogs are welcome at the Moorish Castle!

See access conditions

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