Inside the castle there is a small chapel decorated with many exquisite paintings, stained glass, splendid ceilings. In addition, the area around the castle there are Lakes, caves, stone benches, fountain, tunnel system connects with two spiral wells
The most attractive feature of the Castle are the two wells located deep under the ground. Wells Opened the mind (Initiation Well) was to be the site of the ritual of Freemasonry.
Deep wells near 27 m with twisted stairs look parki unique snail. In the bottom of the wells have only the chart orientation, in the middle of the cross symbolizes the Freemasonry.
The big rigs have 9 floors, evoke associated to the work of the poet Dante who Italy about the 9 circles of hell, 9 part of purgatory, 9 sky create paradise. The smaller fields, also known as "immature Fields" contains a series of attic stairs straig
The cross symbol of triad symbolize life and death.
The Romans occupied the land of Sintra between 2nd century BCE, then to the Moroccan people. Afonso Henriques, first King of Portugal, conquering the land today is control of the Lisbon and Sintra in 1147.
Afonso built the castle of Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra to reside in the summer. However, most of the region's architectural heritage was destroyed after the earthquake in 1755.
The castle of Quinta da Regaleira through several owners since its construction. In 1904, it was sold to António Augusto Carvalho Monteiro, entomologist wealth the Portuguese. Monteiro, renovating the Castle by decorations and engravings add the symb
Freemasonry is among the world's most mysterious secret society, founded in the town of Warrington, England, in 1646. Membership of Freemasons include many politicians and celebrities, including George Washington, Winston Churchill, Mozart, Henry For