Our hotel in Lisbon was right beside Oriente train station and from there 40 minutes and 2 euro later we arrived in Sintra.

Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sintra is known for its many 19th century architectural monuments.

Below 6 photos from Quinta da Regaleira a huge property with a romantic palace, lakes, fountains, wells including the famous Initiations Wells used for ceremonial purposes

The spacing of these landings, combined with the number of steps in the stairs, are linked to Tarot mysticism.