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The Inverted Tower, Sintra, Portugal

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Quinta da Regaleira is located near the historic centre of sintra, Portugal. It is classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO which is considered as one of the principal tourist attractions of Sintra.

The inverted tower is an underground tunnel with a spiral staircase, supported by carved columns, down to the bottom of the well through nine landings. The nine round landings, separated by fifteen steps, evoke references to Dante’s Divine Comedy, and may represent the nine circles of hell, paradise, or purgatory.The well is connected to laberíticas caves that lead to a spooky garden surrounded by a lake.Visiting Quinta da Regaleira in Portugal is like exploring a mystical land with highly popular tourist attraction

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