Mafra National Palace

Local namePalácio Nacional de Mafra
LocationLisbon, Portugal

The Palace of Mafra, also known as the Palace-Convent of Mafra and the Royal Building of Mafra, is a monumental Baroque and Neoclassical palace-monastery located in Mafra, Portugal, some 28 kilometres from Lisbon. Construction began in 1717 under King John V of Portugal and was completely concluded in 1755.

The palace was classified as a National Monument in 1910 and was also a finalist in the Seven Wonders of Portugal. On 7 July 2019, the Royal Building of Mafra – Palace, Basilica, Convent, Cerco Garden and Hunting Park was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Mafra: National Palace of Mafra Entry Ticket from 9 USD
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Opening hours

9 am - 6 pm
Last admission is on 5 pm.

Closed on Tuesday.

Check the website for hours of the basilica and the library.


Full circuit: EUR 6
Reduced circuit: EUR 2

1st Sunday of the month: Free

More information and contact


Official Website




Phone +351 261 817 550

Address Terreiro D. João V, 2640 Mafra, Portugal

Coordinates 38°56'12.928" N -9°19'32.885" E

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