Belém Tower

The Torre de Belém, or Belem Tower, was constructed in 1515 to serve as a fortress for the purpose of guarding Lisbon Harbor's entrance. As such, the tower was often the starting point for many exc...

Belém Tower

25 de Abril Bridge

The 25 de Abril Bridge is one of Lisbon's most graceful attractions. In a city where ancient sights dominate the landscape, this bridge is also a relatively new attraction. The bridge was completed...

25 de Abril Bridge

Aguas Livres Aqueduct

The Águas Livres Aqueduct (meaning "Aqueduct of the Free Waters") is a famous aqueduct in Lisbon. It is an incredible example of 18th-century Portuguese engineering. It has one main part that is 18...

Aguas Livres Aqueduct

National Pantheon, Church of Santa Engrácia

National Pantheon, Lisbon The greatest monuments often require vast quantities of time and tireless effort to complete. Such was the case with one of Lisbon's most well known landmarks, the Nationa...

National Pantheon, Church of Santa Engrácia

Ajuda Botanical Garden

Ajuda Botanical Garden, Lisbon With its upper and lower terraces and elegant design, the Ajuda Botanical Garden is a wonderful place to explore horticulture. It's filled with exotic blooms and fasc...

Ajuda Botanical Garden

Ajuda National Palace

Ajuda National Palace, Lisbon The Ajuda National Palace of Lisbon, has a scenic location at the top of a hill in the center of the Ajuda parish. From its attractive vantage point, the city’s main h...

Ajuda National Palace

Alfama

Alfama, Lisbon Alfama, stretching across the hillside from the Castle of São Jorge to the Tejo River, is the oldest district in the city of Lisbon. Alfama means “baths or fountains” and is derived ...

Alfama

Bairro Alto

Bairro Alto, Lisbon Lisbon is a city steeped in history. Museums chronicle the country's past, celebrate its monarchy and provide perspective on Portugal's culture. However, Lisbon is also recogniz...

Bairro Alto

Belém Palace

Belém Palace, Lisbon A visit to the Belém Palace allows visitors to experience a broad expanse of Portuguese history. Once a retreat for the royal family, the palace is now the home of Portugal's p...

Belém Palace

Cascais, Village of Cascais

Cascais, Lisbon With an ideal centralized location on Portugal’s western coastline, Cascais is a major scenic resort and travel destination. The locale is rich in history and is resplendent with so...

Cascais, Village of Cascais

CCB - Centro Cultural de Belén

CCB - Cultural Center of Belém, Lisbon The often visited Cultural Center of Belém (CCB) is located in the municipality of Lisbon within the civil parish of Santa Maria de Belém. Owned and operated ...

CCB - Centro Cultural de Belén

Chiado

Chiado, Lisbon Chiado Square in Lisbon, Portugal, and its immediate area are bordered by two other well-known city neighborhoods. These neighborhoods are Bairro Alto and Baixa Pombalina. The best k...

Chiado

Praça do Comércio

Commerce Square, Lisbon Located on the waterfront of the Tejo River, Commerce Square (also known as the Terreiro do Paço) is a public square frequented by tourists to Lisbon as well as the local po...

Praça do Comércio

Theatre D. Maria II

D. Maria II Theatre, Lisbon The D. Maria II Theatre (Teatro Nacional D. Maria II) in Lisbon, is a highly honored and respected cultural site of the city. It is also a frequently visited venue by vi...

Theatre D. Maria II

Monument of the Discoveries

Discovery Monument, Lisbon Visitors to Lisbon will find that this charming city offers a host of exciting attractions. Among those attractions is Padrão dos Descobrimentos or Discovery Monument. De...

Monument of the Discoveries

Basilica da Estrela

Estrela Basilica, Lisbon The Estrela Basilica in Lisbon is a famous landmark that people from around the world come to enjoy and experience every year. It was commissioned in 1779 by Dona Maria I, ...

Basilica da Estrela

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon Displaying artwork that ranges from as far back as 1860 BC to the early 20th century, the Gulbenkian Museum is a true treasure in the city of Lisbon. The collection of art...

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Convento do Carmo Church

Igreja do Carmo, Lisbon The famous ruins of the Igreja do Carmo are what now remains of the only church constructed in Lisbon that predominantly reflects pure Gothic design. This structure and the ...

Convento do Carmo Church

Jardim da Estrela

Jardim da Estrela, Lisbon A visit to the Jardim de Estrela gives tourists the opportunity to relax and unwind the way that Lisbon's natives do. This park may be small, but it is filled with charm a...

Jardim da Estrela

Jerónimos Monastery

Jeronimos Monastery, Lisbon The Age of Discovery brought about many things throughout Europe, from stories of adventures on the high seas to the knowledge of other continents and cultures across th...

Jerónimos Monastery

Avenida da Liberdade

Liberdade Avenue, Lisbon In the beautiful and charming metropolis of Lisbon, the Avenida da Liberdade (or Liberdade Av.) is an expansive boulevard serving as a busy link between the city’s downtown...

Avenida da Liberdade

Botanical Garden of Lisbon

Lisbon Botanical Garden, Lisbon Outside the National Museum of Natural History and Science, on Príncipe Real area is another powerful teaching tool, the Lisbon Botanical Garden. It was established ...

Botanical Garden of Lisbon

Lisbon Zoo

Lisbon Zoo, Lisbon The Lisbon Zoo is a prime attraction of the city of Lisbon. Everyone loves a zoo, so this is a perfect attraction for families visiting the city. Founded in 1884 by Dr. Van Der L...

Lisbon Zoo

Marquis of Pombal Square, Lisbon

Marquês de Pombal Square, Lisbon Situated at the north end of the main boulevard in Lisbon, Avenida de Liberdade, is Marquês de Pombal Square. Residing at the center of the square is a massive stat...

Marquis of Pombal Square, Lisbon

Viewpoint of São Pedro de Alcântara

Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara, Lisbon Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara is a scenic garden with a beautiful, expansive view across Lisboa, to the center of the city and beyond to St. George...

Viewpoint of São Pedro de Alcântara

Viewpoint of Santa Luzia

Miradouro de Santa Luzia, Lisbon Lisbon's particularly hilly topography gives the city plenty of wonderful lookout spots. One of the most well known of these is Miradouro de Santa Luzia. Of the man...

Viewpoint of Santa Luzia

National Tile Museum

National Azulejo Museum, Lisbon The National Azulejo Museum in Lisbon is an art lover's delight. Housed in a convent dating to the 1400s, this museum is dedicated to studying the history of ceramic...

National Tile Museum

National coach Museum

National Coach Museum, Lisbon The National Coach Museum is worthy of its status as Lisbon's most visited attraction. Appropriately housed in the former riding ring of the Belém Palace, this collect...

National coach Museum

National Museum of Ancient Art

National Museum of Ancient Art, Lisbon The National Museum of Ancient Art in Lisbon is a delight for anyone who loves medieval to mid-19th century art and artifacts. It can be found in the Palácio ...

National Museum of Ancient Art

National Museum of Contemporary Art

National Museum of Contemporary Art – Chiado Museum, Lisbon The National Museum of Contemporary Art, also known as Chiado Museum, is a prime Lisbon attraction. Founded in 1911 and renovated in 1994...

National Museum of Contemporary Art

National Museum of Natural History

National Museum of Natural History and Science, Lisbon Located on Príncipe Real area and tucked away on the University of Lisbon, visitors find two fascinating destinations. The National Museum of ...

National Museum of Natural History

Lisbon Oceanarium

Oceanário, Lisbon The spectacular attraction of Oceanário in Parque das Nações was opened in 1998 as the centrally located feature at the final World Fair of the 20th century held in Lisbon. The ma...

Lisbon Oceanarium

Nations' park

Parque das Nações, Lisbon Parque das Nações reflects the futuristic architecture common to Lisbon’s eastern section. This modern design mode is in contrast to the much older style structures found ...

Nations' park

Eduardo VII Park

Parque Eduardo VII, Lisbon As the largest park located in Central Lisbon, Parque Eduardo VII offers residents and tourists an opportunity to explore a beautiful, open green space featuring an array...

Eduardo VII Park

Town Hall Square

Praça do Muncípio, Lisbon A must-see when visiting Lisbon is Praça do Município or Municipal Square. Located in the Baixa district, the square is located adjacent to the Paços do Concelho or city h...

Town Hall Square

National Palace of Queluz

Queluz National Palace, Lisbon The beautiful and stately Queluz National Palace near Lisbon, Portugal, is listed in historical records as existing since 1747 when architect Mateus Vincente de Olive...

National Palace of Queluz

Restauradores Square

Restauradores Square, Lisbon The history and culture of Lisbon can be summed up in many of its most famous tourist spots, and the Restauradores Square is no different. This square, located near Ros...

Restauradores Square

Rossio Square

Rossio Square, Lisbon Traveling through Lisbon, one of the must-see attractions for tourists and residents alike is Rossio Square in the downtown area of the city. This square, also known as Pedro ...

Rossio Square

Cathedral of Lisbon

Lisbon Cathedral, Lisbon The Lisbon Cathedral or simply Sé de Lisboa (officially the Patriarchal Cathedral of St. Mary Major or simply Sé de Lisboa ) is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the Al...

Cathedral of Lisbon

São Bento Palace

São Bento Palace, Lisbon Now the scene of fiery political debates, the São Bento Palace was used for quite a different purpose when the first buildings were constructed there in 1598. Back then, on...

São Bento Palace

Museum of São Roque

São Roque Church and Museum, Lisbon It may not look like much on the outside, but there is a world of treasures awaiting inside the São Roque Church and Museum in Lisbon. This attraction is both a ...

Museum of São Roque

Church of São Vicente de Fora

São Vicente de Fora Church, Lisbon The São Vicente de Fora Church is an operational church and former monastery in Lisbon dating to the 1600s. It is considered one of the most important monasteries...

Church of São Vicente de Fora

Sao Jorge's Castle

Saint George Castle (Castelo de São Jorge), Lisbon Lisbon's most famous tourist attraction is also its most fascinating. The imposing edifice of Saint George Castle (Castelo de São Jorge) dominates...

Sao Jorge's Castle

Santa Justa Elevator

Santa Justa Lift, Lisbon While Lisbon was originally constructed on seven hills and offers unsurpassed views of the surrounding landscape, the Elevador de Santa Justa, or Santa Justa Lift, provides...

Santa Justa Elevator

Sintra

Sintra, Lisbon Sintra is a town located within the Lisbon region. It is a large draw for tourists to Portugal, thanks largely to the plentiful 19th century Roman architecture lining its provincial ...

Sintra

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