Sights & Attractions in Lisbon


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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Aqueduto das Aguas Livres
Lisbon was formerly provided with clean drinking...
Bodies of Water The Modern City
Avenida da Liberdade
In the Restauradores neighborhood, Liberty...
Neighborhoods / Streets, Stores / Malls The Modern City
Basílica da Estrela
This spacious Baroque basilica has an unusually...
Religious Sites Lapa
Casa dos Bicos
The House of Spikes, an Italianate dwelling, was...
Houses / Mansions, Arts / Performance Venues Alfama
Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida
One of central Lisbon's best-kept secrets, this...
Museums / Galleries The Modern City
Convento do Carmo
The Carmelite Convent—once Lisbon's...
Religious Sites Chiado and Bairro Alto
Doca de Santa Amaro
The docks are alive with music in Alcântara,...
Marinas / Piers, Promenades / Boardwalks Alcantara and Belem
Elevador da Glória
One of the finest approaches to the Bairro...
Transportation Sites Chiado and Bairro Alto
Fundação Arpad Szenes–Vieira da Silva
This stylishly adapted former royal silk...
Museums / Galleries The Modern City
Jardim Botânico
Lisbon's main botanical garden was first laid...
Gardens / Arboretums Chiado and Bairro Alto
Jardim Botânico da Ajuda
Portugal's oldest botanical garden—laid out in...
Gardens / Arboretums Alcantara and Belem
Jardim Zoológico
With a menagerie of 2,000 animals from more than...
Zoos / Aquariums The Modern City
Mosteiro de São Vicente
The Italianate facade of the twin-towered St....
Religious Sites Alfama
MUDE–Museu do Design e da Moda
The Portuguese word "mude" is an exhortation to...
Museums / Galleries Baixa
Museu Berardo
Housed in the bunker-like Belém Cultural Center,...
Museums / Galleries, Arts / Performance Venues Alcantara and Belem
Museu da Farmácia
The Museum of Pharmacy, within an old palace,...
Museums / Galleries Chiado and Bairro Alto
Museu da Marioneta
The intricate workmanship that went into the...
Museums / Galleries Lapa
Museu de Marinha
The large, navy-run Maritime Museum showcases the...
Museums / Galleries Alcantara and Belem
Museu do Oriente
Housed in a former bacalhau (salted cod) cold...
Museums / Galleries Alcantara and Belem
Museu do Teatro Romano
Some of the few visible traces of Roman Lisbon,...
Museums / Galleries Alfama
Museu Militar
The spirit of derring-do is palpable in the huge...
Museums / Galleries Alfama
Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea
Also known as the Museu do Chiado, this...
Museums / Galleries Chiado and Bairro Alto
Museu Nacional dos Coches
In a former royal riding school with a gorgeous...
Museums / Galleries Alcantara and Belem
Núcleo Arqueologico da Rua dos Correeiros
Underneath a bank headquarters are Roman remains...
Museums / Galleries Baixa
Padrão dos Descobrimentos
The white, monolithic Monument of the Discoveries...
Memorials / Monuments Alcantara and Belem
Panteão de Santa Engrácia
The large domed edifice immediately behind and...
Architectural Sites Alfama
Pavilhão do Conhecimento
The white, angular, structure designed by...
Museums / Galleries Parque das Nacoes
Planetário Calouste Gulbenkian
The Calouste Gulbenkian Planetarium presents...
Observatories / Planetariums Alcantara and Belem
Ponte 25 de Abril
Lisbon's first suspension bridge across the Rio...
Bridges / Tunnels Alcantara and Belem
Praça de Touros de Campo Pequeno
Built in 1892, Lisbon's circular, redbrick,...
Sports The Modern City
Praça dos Restauradores
This square, which is adjacent to Rossio train...
Squares The Modern City
Praça Marquês de Pombal
Dominating the center of Marquês de Pombal...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Squares The Modern City

Lisbon's austere Romanesque cathedral, Sé (which...
Religious Sites Alfama


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