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Sintra is a town in the municipality of Sintra, Portugal, located in the subregion Great Lisbon Lisbon region. The city is framed arihitecturii UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its romantic 19th century style. Sintra has a population of 33,000 inhabitants according to the latest census.
The settlement became a major tourist attraction with many day trips made by people who came here in Lisbon. Local attractions include Castle dos Mouros Pena Palace, built in the 8th or 9th century and rebuilt in the 19th century, offering a breathtaking view of what the t-Sintra-Cascais Natural Park and the National Palace of Sintra, located in the city, is the former residence summer kings of Portugal. Sintra mountain range is one of the largest parks in the Lisbon area and is also a major tourist attraction.
The region's main economic activities are commerce and tourism. Tourists are attracted here by the site's cultural heritage, the city itself and by the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park which includes the region of Serra de Sintra and extends to the coastal area of the municipality Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of Europe.
Sintra | Sintra is a town in the municipality of Sintra, Portugal, located in the subregion Great Lisbon Lisbon region. The city is framed arihitecturii UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its romantic 19th century style
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