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Tuk tuk vs taxi

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Tuk tuk vs taxi

Can someone explain the advantage of using a tuk tuk vs a taxi in Sintra? Which is easier to hire, how do the prices differ and which is better at getting us to the sites?

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1. Re: Tuk tuk vs taxi

We took the Tuk Tuk to Pena Palace. There were three of us and the cost was €15. By bus we would have paid €9 but it was so much better taking the Tuk Tuk, faster, more scenic and very enjoyable. Everywhere else we went in Sintra was within walking distance.

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2. Re: Tuk tuk vs taxi

We used the tuk tuks. Standard fare is 5 euros per person. They are slower than taxi but make for a very pleasant, open air ride up to Pena Palace. And no waiting for bus. There are tuk tuks waiting at the train station, at city center/National Palace, at Pena Palace and at Moorish Castle.

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