The interesting revivalist architecture of the Mourisca fountain makes it difficult to pass unnoticed. Built by the sculptor ... More
The interesting revivalist architecture of the Mourisca fountain makes it difficult to pass unnoticed. Built by the sculptor Jose da Fonseca in 1922, it becomes a stopping point between the railway station and the village center. Its waters are much appreciated by those who pass by and also by the locals, whom we often see filling water jugs, for domestic supply.
The Pipa's Fountain is located in one of the most ancient street of this village. The houses all around are
some good examples of XVIII century houses. To get there, you have to go through steep and narrow streets, ...
João Carlos Gregório Domingues de Saldanha, grandson of the Marquês de Pombal, ordered this estate built. At the time, it
was Saldanha's vacation home and he visited the property regularly due to his fascination with the region's beauty. An ...
The S. Pedro's chapel, by the main entrance of the Moorish Castle, is today reduced to ruins. This Chapel is
the oldest in Sintra´s region, thus making it the oldest Romanic ruins in the district. This location ceased functioning ...
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