A statue of a lion is built on the walkway which starts from the Chapel leading to the other parts of the park

A statue of a lion is built on the walkway which starts from the Chapel leading to the other parts of the park

Fonte de Balneario is located between the lion statue and the Gruta do Labirinto

Fonte de Balneario is located between the lion statue and the Gruta do Labirinto

A closer look at the Fountain of Balneario

A closer look at the Fountain of Balneario

Pond of the Gruta do Labirinto - two artificial lakes and several fountains were added by Monteiro

Pond of the Gruta do Labirinto - two artificial lakes and several fountains were added by Monteiro

One can walk to the other side of the pond, where grottos can be seen

One can walk to the other side of the pond, where grottos can be seen

The estate of Quinta da Regaleira has many wonderful and attractive things on offer in its park

The estate of Quinta da Regaleira has many wonderful and attractive things on offer in its park

Ducks enjoying their day in the pond, seen from the Gruta do Labirinto

Ducks enjoying their day in the pond, seen from the Gruta do Labirinto

Much of the four hectares of land in the surrounding estate consists of a densely trees

Much of the four hectares of land in the surrounding estate consists of a densely trees

Fountain of Regaleira (Fonte da Regaleira) is located close to the Torre da Regaleira, it is also known as the the Fountain of Abundance

Fountain of Regaleira (Fonte da Regaleira) is located close to the Torre da Regaleira, it is also known as the the Fountain of Abundance

The actual fountain of the Regaleira - this fountain is probably one of the most beautiful in the park

The actual fountain of the Regaleira - this fountain is probably one of the most beautiful in the park

A strange looking tree in the park

A strange looking tree in the park

Tower of Regaleira (Torre da Regaleira) can be reached by a walkway from the Fonte da Regaleira

Tower of Regaleira (Torre da Regaleira) can be reached by a walkway from the Fonte da Regaleira

A small path also leads to this attraction - the path itself goes up next to the Chapel

A small path also leads to this attraction - the path itself goes up next to the Chapel

Arches of the Torre da Regaleira - on a cloudy day, they look even more mysterious

Arches of the Torre da Regaleira - on a cloudy day, they look even more mysterious

Sintra town, seen from the Torre da Regaleira

Sintra town, seen from the Torre da Regaleira

Looking up to the Monte da Lua, where the Moorish Castle of Sintra is situated

Looking up to the Monte da Lua, where the Moorish Castle of Sintra is situated

A view of the Lago da Cascata (the Waterfall Lake)

A view of the Lago da Cascata (the Waterfall Lake)

The actual waterfall of the lake - water is falling down from an artificial platform into the lake

The actual waterfall of the lake - water is falling down from an artificial platform into the lake

There are small footsteps placed inside the lake to cross over to the cave

There are small footsteps placed inside the lake to cross over to the cave

This is the best place to lose yourself in the dark labyrinths

This is the best place to lose yourself in the dark labyrinths

Looking at the lake, after crossing the footsteps

Looking at the lake, after crossing the footsteps

A cave goes around the lake and at the back of the waterfall

A cave goes around the lake and at the back of the waterfall

Enchanting waterfall of the Lago da Cascata

Enchanting waterfall of the Lago da Cascata

A beautiful view of the lake, at the top, it appears to be a bridge but it isn't the case

A beautiful view of the lake, at the top, it appears to be a bridge but it isn't the case

This is the Portal of the Guardians - there is a tunnell behind this structure

This is the Portal of the Guardians - there is a tunnell behind this structure

Looking to the opposite side of the Portal of the Guardians

Looking to the opposite side of the Portal of the Guardians

A closer look at the two figures, which probably are referred as the Guardians

A closer look at the two figures, which probably are referred as the Guardians

The couple to the right, was arguing over how to take the photos, rows seemed to be sorted now

The couple to the right, was arguing over how to take the photos, rows seemed to be sorted now

A cat is sleeping or staring at her feet, next to the Portal dos Guardiães

A cat is sleeping or staring at her feet, next to the Portal dos Guardiães

Cisterna (the Cistern) is marked with a tower

Cisterna (the Cistern) is marked with a tower

Inside of the Imperfect Well ( Poço Imperfeito) - it is a spiral well, which leads to the tunnels

Inside of the Imperfect Well ( Poço Imperfeito) - it is a spiral well, which leads to the tunnels

It has a central structure that is well in himself, formed by interleaved rough stones

It has a central structure that is well in himself, formed by interleaved rough stones

Looking upwards from the bottom of the Imperfect Well (also known as the Unfinished Well)

Looking upwards from the bottom of the Imperfect Well (also known as the Unfinished Well)

A structure above the Initiation Well, it is a 9-floor slippery spiral staircase covered with moss, which represents Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso from Dante’s Divine Comedy

A structure above the Initiation Well, it is a 9-floor slippery spiral staircase covered with moss, which represents Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso from Dante’s Divine Comedy

It is a magnificent well, known as

It is a magnificent well, known as "Initiation Well" a sort of inverted tower that plunges deep into the earth

Every fifteen steps going down to the nine levels of this spiral gallery, supported by columns

Every fifteen steps going down to the nine levels of this spiral gallery, supported by columns

The levels of this well is nine and that number is not a chance - the nine is a symbolic figure

The levels of this well is nine and that number is not a chance - the nine is a symbolic figure

There were nine the first Templars, the knights who founded the Temple and those who are at the origin of the Portuguese Order of Christ

There were nine the first Templars, the knights who founded the Temple and those who are at the origin of the Portuguese Order of Christ

Looking upwards from the bottom of the Initiation Well

Looking upwards from the bottom of the Initiation Well

The well fall also means a decline within himself, in search of the depths of his own soul

The well fall also means a decline within himself, in search of the depths of his own soul

From this well, tunnels lead to all’Entrada dos Guardiães (Guardians’ Entrance); to Lago da Cascata (The Waterfall Lake); and to Poço Imperfeito (Unfinished Well), another well

From this well, tunnels lead to all’Entrada dos Guardiães (Guardians’ Entrance); to Lago da Cascata (The Waterfall Lake); and to Poço Imperfeito (Unfinished Well), another well