What to do in Lisbon
You decided to visit the Portuguese capital and do not know where to go?
It is understandable, because the city has a great variety of tourist attractions. But we want to help you to not pass the ones that are absolutely unmissable and find out what to do in Lisbon.
The Castle of São Jorge, for example, is a must visit. The antiquity and magnificence of the monument itself, but especially the view it offers for Lisbon . Then you can not miss to go to the old Moorish quarter, admire the Patriarchal Cathedral, stroll through downtown and visit Jeronimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, and Belem Tower.
Also the Santa Justa elevator is stopping point for those visiting the city of light, as well as the typical Alfama, the belvederes of Graça or the modern Parque das Nações. Other highly appreciated museums are the Tile Museum, the Coach Museum and the National Museum of Ancient Art, where you can learn the origins of Portuguese culture.
To learn what to do in Lisbon, see the list of the monuments and attractions we recommend you below.
Lisbon is the only European capital with Atlantic beaches. Lisbon is located in the encounter of the Tagus River estuary to the Atlantic, being the city tha
Outlets in Lisbon
If you want to enjoy a good shopping during your visit to the Portuguese capital, without having to give up the quality and the famous brand names, we advis
There is a lot you can do in Lisbon at night. Lisbon nightlife is one of the most vibrant and eclectic in Europe and it is definitely where you can find the best nightlife in Portugal. Here is our guide for going out in Lisbon as well as a list of the four best clubs in town.
Bars of Lisbon
Start the evening with a cocktail in one of the city's terraces, listening to live music or sipping a glass of wine and snacking in the bars of Lisbon.
The Lisbon Oceanarium opened for the World Exhibition 1998 and is the most popular attraction of Lisbon, receiving about a million visits per year!
Padrão dos Descobrimentos
The Monument of Discoveries is located in Belém and was opened in 1960 during the dictatorship of Salazar and when the celebrations of the 500th anniversary
São Jorge Castle
Visit the most iconic monument of the capital, which was built in the second century BC and continues to be of the best places to enjoy the view in Lisbon!
The Belém Tower is one of the most magnificent portuguese monuments and , therefore, was recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage.
The Jeronimos Monastery was built in the XVI century and it is one of the most important national buildings, a UNESCO World Heritage.
National Coach Museum
The National Coach Museum in Lisbon brings together a unique collection of ceremonial vehicles and rides of the XVI and XIX, centuries, mostly from the Royal Household collection. It is Lisbon's most visited museum and there are over seventy vehicles to see.
National Azulejo Museum
If there is good Portuguese art is the art of tile, ceramic glazed piece that tells us stories of experiences of old Piortugal.
National Museum of Ancient Art
This is the Portuguese museum that contains the largest number of works classified as "national treasures"
Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum was opened in October 1969 followed up the wish expressed in the will of Calouste Gulbenkian, Armenian businessmanof the oil
Berardo Collection Museum
The Berardo Collection Museum offers an overview of the art of the twentieth century and early twenty-first century, in particular the European and American
Graça observation deck
Discover the viewpoints of Graca , the Miradouro da Senhora do Monte and Miradouro da Graça! Two best locations to observe Lisbon.
The Cristo Rei, or the National Shrine Cristo Rei, is a religious monument dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, inspired by the Christ the Redeemer in Ri
The oldest markets of Lisbon turned into gastronomic markets and are now a meeting point for locals and tourists.Going to the market is not what it ..
Santa Justa Lift
Santa Justa Lift, also known as Elevador do Carmo, is one of the monuments that most appeals to tourists in Baixa Pombalina, the historical cente
Enjoy plenty of Lisbon attractions: get in touch with the historical side of the country at the Jeronimos Monastery, lose yourself with the breathtaking vie
The National Pantheon, or Santa Engrácia Church, took 300 years to be built. The expression "works of Santa Engrácia" was born here, referring to works that
Convento do Carmo
The ruins of the Convento do Carmo are the most iconic images of Lisbon and one of the main testimonies of the 1755 earthquake that devastated the city. The
Basilica da Estrela
The Basílica da Estrela is one of the most beautiful and monumental churches in Lisbon. This one is located in front of the Estrela garden and is composed o
Elevador da Glória
Elevador da Glória is one of the few elevators left in Lisbon and is located in Praça dos Restauradores, in Baixa Pombalina. It was inaugurated in 1885 and