Moorish Castle Tour
The Moorish Castle tour takes you to a hilltop medieval castle located in Sintra.
During the invasion of the Muslim Moors from North Africa, it was an important strategic point in the 9th century. The position of this castle provided an advantageous point over the River Tagus and protection to the town.
This castle with high fortified stone walls, which can be fully explored, is a highly recommended tourist attraction. A romantic ruin with a spectacular panoramic view towards Sintra, the Palace of Pena, the hills and beyond the Atlantic Ocean.
The Moors Castle is a National Monument and part of the Sintra Cultural Landscape that became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995.
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