Graça - the neighborhood that feels Lisbon
The historic district - Graça
In Largo da Graça the day I was born
I heard a bird, I stole the melody
My love from afar has called
Blessing the joy
"My love from afar" the singer Raquel Tavares
On the highest of the seven hills, lies the historic neighborhood of Graça. This can feel the genuine Lisbon atmosphere and its people, who live in this neighborhood in perfect harmony with the locals who most recently gathered, including many foreigners who have allowed themselves to be captivated by this prestigious area of Lisbon.
The Graça neighborhood is located next to the iconic São Jorge Castle, known for superb views offering to its visitors. Also, this neighborhood include are two well- known belvederes, the viewpoint Graça and viewpoint Senhora do Monte.
This is one of the most beautiful old neighborhoods of the Portuguese capital, which saw its population increase after the devastating earthquake that occurred in 1755, when he joined the parishes (now extinct) of St. Andrew and St. Navy.
Today Graça is a very rich and diverse neighborhood containing square, sights and buildings ranging from the simplest of homes to the most imposing palace. It is an area that appeals not only to places like foreigners, for its soul, historical value and top location.
Find out more about Graça
Graça observation deck
Discover the viewpoints of Graca , the Miradouro da Senhora do Monte and Miradouro da Graça! Two best locations to observe Lisbon.
Jardim da Cerca in Graça
In Jardim da Cerca da Graça admire the fabulous view of old Lisbon, from the Castle of St. George to the Mouraria quarter, while enjoying the sun.