47 Sights in Lisbon, Portugal (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Lisbon, Portugal. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 47 sights are available in Lisbon, Portugal.

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1. Lisbon Cathedral

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The Cathedral of Saint Mary Major, often called Lisbon Cathedral or simply the Sé, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Lisbon, Portugal. The oldest church in the city, it is the seat of the Patriarchate of Lisbon. Built in 1147, the cathedral has survived many earthquakes and has been modified, renovated and restored several times. It is nowadays a mix of different architectural styles. It has been classified as a National Monument since 1910.

Wikipedia: Lisbon Cathedral (EN)

2. Rua Augusta Arch

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The Rua Augusta Arch is a stone, triumphal arch-like, historical building and visitor attraction in Lisbon, Portugal, on the Praça do Comércio. It was built to commemorate the city's reconstruction after the 1755 earthquake. It has six columns and is adorned with statues of various historical figures. Significant height from the arch crown to the cornice imparts an appearance of heaviness to the structure. The associated space is filled with the coat of arms of Portugal. The allegorical group at the top, made by French sculptor Célestin Anatole Calmels, represents Glory rewarding Valor and Genius.

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3. Casa dos Bicos

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The Casa dos Bicos is a historical house in the civil parish of Santa Maria Maior, in the Portuguese municipality of Lisbon. The house, built in the early 16th century in the Alfama neighbourhood, has a curious façade of spikes, influenced by Italian Renaissance palaces and Portuguese Manueline styles. It survived the disastrous 1755 Lisbon earthquake that destroyed much of the city, but over time was abandoned as a residence and used as a warehouse. After a 20th-century renovation, it became the headquarters of the José Saramago Foundation and a location of the Museum of Lisbon.

Wikipedia: Casa dos Bicos (EN)

4. Monument to the Discoveries

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Padrão dos Descobrimentos is a monument on the northern bank of the Tagus river estuary, in the civil parish of Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon. Located along the river where ships departed to explore and trade with India and the Orient, the monument celebrates the Portuguese Age of Discovery during the 15th and 16th centuries.

Wikipedia: Padrão dos Descobrimentos (EN)

5. Rossio

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The Rossio Railway Station is a railway station in Lisbon, Portugal, located in the Rossio square. The station was formerly known as Estação Central and that designation still appears in its façade. Trains gain access to the station, which is in the central urban area of Lisbon, through a tunnel which is over 2.9 km (1.8 mi) long.

Wikipedia: Rossio railway station (EN)

6. MAAT - Tejo Power Station

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Tejo Power Station is a cultural centre that presents the evolution of energy with a Museum of Science and Industrial Archaeology concept, where themed and experimental exhibits live side by side with a great variety of cultural events. Located in the Belém area on terrain Lisbon usurped from the Tagus river at the end of the 19th century, in one of the city's areas with the greatest concentration of historical monuments where one can find, among others, the Jerónimos Monastery, the Belém Cultural Centre, the Tower of Belém, the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, the Portuguese Presidential Palace and Museum, the Coach Museum or the Cordoaria Nacional . A building classified as a Public Interest Project, the Electricity Museum unfolds along the perimeter of the old thermoelectric plant – the Tejo Power Station, which illuminated the city of Lisbon for more than four decades.

Wikipedia: Electricity Museum (EN)

7. Partido Socialista (Sede)

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The Socialist Party is a social-democratic political party in Portugal. It was founded on 19 April 1973 in the German city of Bad Münstereifel by militants from the Portuguese Socialist Action. The PS is a member of the Socialist International, Progressive Alliance and Party of European Socialists, and has nine members in the European Parliament within the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats group during the 9th European Parliament. It is the governing party of Portugal since the 2022 legislative election.

Wikipedia: Socialist Party (Portugal) (EN)

8. Regicídio do Rei Dom Carlos I

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The Lisbon Regicide or Regicide of 1908 was the assassination of King Carlos I of Portugal and the Algarves and his heir-apparent, Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal, by assassins sympathetic to Republican interests and aided by elements within the Portuguese Carbonária, disenchanted politicians and anti-monarchists. The events occurred on 1 February 1908 at the Praça do Comércio along the banks of the Tagus River in Lisbon, commonly referred to by its antiquated name Terreiro do Paço.

Wikipedia: Lisbon Regicide (EN)

9. Belém National Palace

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The Belém Palace, formally the National Palace of Belém,, is the current official residence of the President of the Portuguese Republic, the head of state of Portugal. Located in the Belém District of Lisbon, the palace's main façade fronts the Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, facing the Tagus River. A former residence of the Portuguese Royal Family, the Belém Palace complex is made up of various buildings, wings, courtyards, and gardens, built variously from the 18th to 21st centuries.

Wikipedia: Belém Palace (EN)

10. Jardim da Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques

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Jardim da Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques Tom Strong / CC BY-SA 3.0

Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques is a street and garden in Lisbon. It was built in honor of the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques. It has just over three hectares, and consists of a small garden on the eastern top, then extending into two large grassy boards divided by Avenida Almirante Reis; at the top of the west is the Instituto Superior Técnico. Separating the garden from the grassy trays is the Light Source, one of the greatest monumental works of the Estado Novo.

Wikipedia: Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques (PT)

11. National Archaeology Museum

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National Archaeology Museum Jose Luis Filpo Cabana / CC BY 3.0

The National Museum of Archaeology is the largest archaeological museum in Portugal and one of the most important museums devoted to ancient art found in the Iberian Peninsula. Located in Lisbon, the museum was founded in 1893 by the archaeologist José Leite de Vasconcelos. The museum is located in the western wing of the Jeronimos Monastery where the monks had their dormitory. The museum is built in the Neo-Manueline style and was officially opened in 1906.

Wikipedia: National Archaeology Museum, Portugal (EN)

12. Museu Miguel Bombarda

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The Convent of Rilhafoles, later Hospital de Rilhafoles and since 1911 Hospital Miguel Bombarda GOB, belonged first to the Congregation of the Mission of St. Vincent de Paul and was founded by pontifical authorization and cardinal-patriarch D. Tomás de Almeida. It was also called: Mother House of the Congregation of the Mission, House of the Congregation of the Mission in Rilhafoles, House of St. John and St. Paul, House of Rilhafoles.

Wikipedia: Convento de Rilhafoles (PT)

13. Museu da Marioneta

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The Museu da Marioneta has been located since November 2001 in the Convent of Bernardas in Lisbon, Portugal, establishing itself as the first museum in Portugal entirely dedicated to the interpretation and dissemination of the history of puppetry, covering the history of this art form across the world, presenting the different types of puppets and the different approaches they allow, with special emphasis on Portuguese puppets.

Wikipedia: Museu da Marioneta (EN)

14. Monastery of the Hieronymites

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The Jerónimos Monastery or Hieronymites Monastery is a former monastery of the Order of Saint Jerome near the Tagus river in the parish of Belém, in the Lisbon Municipality, Portugal. It became the necropolis of the Portuguese royal dynasty of Aviz in the 16th century but was secularized on 28 December 1833 by state decree and its ownership transferred to the charitable institution, Real Casa Pia de Lisboa.

Wikipedia: Jerónimos Monastery (EN)

15. Navy Museum

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The Navy Museum is a maritime museum in Lisbon, dedicated to all aspects of the history of navigation in Portugal. The museum is administered by the Portuguese Navy and is located in the tourist district of Belém. It occupies a part of the neo-Manueline Western wing of the Jerónimos Monastery with the National Museum of Archaeology, as well as a modern annex built to the North of the monastery.

Wikipedia: Navy Museum (Portugal) (EN)

16. Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa

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The Lisbon Astronomical Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in Tapada da Ajuda, in the civil parish of Alcântara, municipality of Lisbon. Recognized internationally for its quality of work in the field of positioning astronomy, in 1992, it became a dependency of the University of Lisbon, responsible for scientific and historical research, along with media relations.

Wikipedia: Lisbon Astronomical Observatory (EN)

17. Pastéis de Belém

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Pastéis de Belém Mon Œil / CC BY 2.0

The cream pastries or pastéis of Belém are one of the most popular specialties of Portuguese sweets. Although cream pastries can be enjoyed in many cafes and pastries, the original recipe is an exclusive secret of the Fábrica dos Pastéis de Belém, in Lisbon. There, traditionally, the pastries are still hot, sprinkled with powdered sugar and cinnamon.

Wikipedia: Pastéis de Belém (PT)

18. Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea - Museu do Chiado

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The National Museum of Contemporary Art (mnac), founded in 1911, is a museum of contemporary art located in the historic center of Lisboa. mnac is located in some of the city's former Franciscan convents, which are located in the rest of the guild hall, namely the College of Fine Arts at the University of Lisboa and the National Academy of Fine Arts.

Wikipedia: Museu do Chiado (PT)

19. Casa-Museu Doutor Anastácio Gonçalves

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The Museum-Residence of Dr. Anastácio Gonçalves is a former residential home built in the art nouveau style that has been converted into a museum of nineteenth-century Portuguese painting and of art nouveau art and artifacts. It is located in the civil parish of Avenidas Novas, in the municipality and Portuguese capital of Lisbon.

Wikipedia: Casa-Museu Dr. Anastácio Gonçalves (EN)

20. National Museum of Ancient Art

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The Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, also known in English as the National Museum of Ancient Art, is a Portuguese national art museum located in Lisbon. With over 40,000 items spanning a vast collection of painting, sculpture, goldware, furniture, textiles, ceramics, and prints, MNAA is one of the most visited museums in Portugal.

Wikipedia: National Museum of Ancient Art (EN)

21. Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

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Calouste Gulbenkian Museum Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum houses one of the world's most important private art collections. It includes works from Ancient Egypt to the early 20th century, spanning the arts of the Islamic World, China and Japan, as well as the French decorative arts, Impressionist painting and the jewellery of René Lalique.

Wikipedia: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum (EN)

22. Mártires da Pátria (Março de 1994)

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Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, currently known by its previous name Campo de Santana, is a square in the parish of Arroios in Lisbon. It occupies the upper part of the hillside that between the two convergent valleys in the city center, and which correspond to Avenida da Liberdade and Avenida Almirante Reis.

Wikipedia: Campo dos Mártires da Pátria (PT)

23. The combatants Overseas

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The combatants Overseas Matthew Robey from Bristol, UK / CC BY 2.0

The Monument to Overseas Combatants is a monument located next to the Bom Sucesso Fort in Belém, Lisbon. It was created to honor all the soldiers who fought in the African War (1961-1974), in defense of the Fatherland. Created in 1991 by a team led by architect Francisco José Ferreira Guedes de Carvalho.

Wikipedia: Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar (PT)

24. Teatro Thalia

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Talia Drama or Talia Drama, also known as Orange Garden Theater, is a small theater adjacent to Orange Palace. Both theaters originally belonged to the First Earl's Stone Five Palace located in Orange Garden Road. In the current paragliding garden, they are both communion days in paragliding garden.

Wikipedia: Teatro Tália (PT)

25. Museu da Farmácia Lisboa

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The Pharmacy Museum is a museum dedicated to the history of pharmaceutical activity with initial facilities only in the building of the National Association of Pharmacies, in Santa Catarina, Lisbon, inaugurated in June 1996, having been in 2010 created a museum pole in the city of Porto.

Wikipedia: Museu da Farmácia (PT)

26. Reservatório da Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras

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The Reservoir of The Mother of Water of Amoreiras, better known as only Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras, is the deposit that collects the water from the Águas Livres aqueduct, in the district of Lisbon. It was designed in 1745 and built in Jardim das Amoreiras, and was completed in 1834.

Wikipedia: Reservatório da Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras (PT)

27. Igreja do Loreto

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The Church of Loreto, is situated next to Largo do Chiado, making the corner with Rua da Misericórdia, in Lisbon. The author of the construction project of this church was José da Costa e Silva. With the Earthquake of 1755 the temple suffered great damage and was rebuilt in 1785.

Wikipedia: Igreja do Loreto (PT)

28. Ponte 25 de Abril

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The 25 de Abril Bridge is a suspension bridge connecting the city of Lisbon, capital of Portugal, to the municipality of Almada on the left (south) bank of the Tagus river. It has a total length of 2,277 metres (7,470 ft), making it the 46th longest suspension bridge in the world.

Wikipedia: 25 de Abril Bridge (EN)

29. Pestana Palace Hotel

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Pestana Palace is a luxury hotel in Lisbon, Portugal, in the Alcântara district. Housed in the historic Palácio Vale Flor, Pestana Palace is the flagship luxury hotel of the Pestana Group, one of Portugal's premier hotel groups. It is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

Wikipedia: Pestana Palace (EN)

30. Jardim Amália Rodrigues

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The Amália Rodrigues Garden is a garden in Lisbon, named in 2000 to honor the fado singer Amália Rodrigues. Inaugurated in 1996, it extends north of Eduardo VII Park, in a central area and the highest of the city. Its relief and design give it great diversity of environments.

Wikipedia: Jardim Amália Rodrigues (PT)

31. Igreja de Santa Catarina

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The Church of Santa Catarina, also referred to as The Church of the Convent of the Paulistas, Parish Church of Santa Catarina and Church of Santa Catarina do Monte Sinai, was built in the seventeenth century, located in Calçada do Combro, parish of Misericórdia, in Lisbon,

Wikipedia: Igreja de Santa Catarina (Lisboa) (PT)

32. Jardim Avelar Brotero

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Dengzhan Garden is a dissolved stone-type public garden, located in Toona sinensis leaves, and its boundary is between Eliso Street, Vetiveria zizanioides Street and Vetiveria zizanioides Lane. The total area is 5,973 square meters and the green area is 2,433 square meters.

Wikipedia: Jardim Avelar Brotero (PT)

33. Aqueduto das Águas Livres

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The Águas Livres Aqueduct is a historic aqueduct in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is one of the most remarkable examples of 18th-century Portuguese engineering. The main course of the aqueduct covers 18 km, but the whole network of canals extends through nearly 58 km.

Wikipedia: Águas Livres Aqueduct (EN)

34. Santa Justa Lift

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The Santa Justa Lift, also called Carmo Lift, is an elevator, or lift, in the civil parish of Santa Justa, in the historic center of Lisbon, Portugal. Situated at the end of Rua de Santa Justa, it connects the lower streets of the Baixa with the higher Largo do Carmo.

Wikipedia: Santa Justa Lift (EN)

35. Jardim Zoológico de Lisboa

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Lisbon Zoo is a zoological garden in Lisbon, Portugal. It was founded in 1884. The zoo was originally located in the park of São Sebastião da Pedreira. The zoo moved once in 1894 and once again in 1905 to it current location at Quinta das Laranjeiras, in Sete Rios.

Wikipedia: Lisbon Zoo (EN)

36. National Coach Museum

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National Coach Museum Pedro Beltrão / CC BY 4.0

The National Coach Museum is located on the Afonso de Albuquerque Square in the Belém district of Lisbon in Portugal. The museum has one of the finest collections of historical carriages in the world and is one of the most visited museums of the city.

Wikipedia: National Coach Museum (EN)

37. Palácio Mendonça

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Palácio Mendonça Harvey Barrison from Massapequa, NY, USA / CC BY-SA 2.0

Palacete Mendonça is located on Rua Marquês de Fronteira in São Sebastião da Pedreira, the current parish of Avenidas Novas, in Lisbon. It was designed between 1900 and 1902 by the architect Ventura Terra for Henrique José Monteiro de Mendonça.

Wikipedia: Palacete Mendonça (PT)

38. Senhorio dos Lagares d'El-Rei

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The Quinta dos Lagares d'El-Rei, is a quinta and manor house on the Portuguese estate of Quinta dos Lagares d'El-Rei, part of the Senhorio dos Lagares d'El-Rei, a feudal fiefdom, seated in the civil parish of Alvalade, in the municipality of Lisbon.

Wikipedia: Quinta dos Lagares d'El-Rei (EN)

39. Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda

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The Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda, is the Portuguese mint and national press, owned by the Portuguese Government and administratively subordinated to the Portuguese Ministry of Finance. It is located in Lisbon in the São Mamede neighborhood.

Wikipedia: Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda (EN)

40. Museu Geológico

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Geological Museum is a Lisboa museum that collects and displays thousands of paleontological, archaeological and mineralogical documents in two large rooms, which are located in the same building at 19 College of Science Street in Lisboa.

Wikipedia: Museu Geológico de Lisboa (PT)

41. Miradouro de Santa Luzia

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The Viewpoint of Santa Luzia has a wide view over Alfama and the Tagus River. The characteristic points, from left to right, are the dome of Santa Engrácia, the Church of St. Stephen and the two white towers of the Church of St. Michael.

Wikipedia: Miradouro de Santa Luzia (PT)

42. Jardim Botânico de Lisboa

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The University of Lisboa's Botanical Garden (jbul) is located on the island of St. Antang in Lisboa. At that time, Lisboa Polytechnic Institute needed to establish a practical supplement in the teaching and research of botany.

Wikipedia: Jardim Botânico de Lisboa (PT)

43. Galerias Romanas da Rua da Prata

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The Roman galleries of Rua da Prata or cryptoportico da Rua da Prata, are an architectural structure that is located in the basement of Rua da Prata and Rua da Conceição, extending to Rua do Comércio, in downtown Lisbon.

Wikipedia: Galerias Romanas da Rua da Prata (PT)

44. Capela de Santo Amaro

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The Chapel of Santo Amaro, also called The Church of Santo Amaro, is located in the Portuguese parish of Alcântara, in the municipality of Lisbon, more precisely on Gil Vicente Street and calçada de Santo Amaro.

Wikipedia: Capela de Santo Amaro (Alcântara) (PT)

45. Muralha Fernandina

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Muralha Fernandina Guy MOLL from Faro, Portugal / CC BY 2.0

The Fernandina Fence, also known as The Fernandine Walls of Lisbon, are the city walls of Lisbon corresponding to the expansion of the old fence of the Caesar era, carried out by D. Fernando I in the year 1373 AD.

Wikipedia: Muralhas fernandinas de Lisboa (PT)

46. Igreja de São Cristóvão e de São Lourenço

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The Church of St. Kitts is a church located at the top of the Escadinhas de São Cristóvão in Lisbon. Due to the strong need for preservation, the Church joined the biennial list of World Monuments Watch.

Wikipedia: Igreja de São Cristóvão (Lisboa) (PT)

47. Sophia de Mello Breyner Andersen Belvedere

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The Viewpoint Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen former Miradouro da Graça is located in the parish of São Vicente (Graça), in the former churchhouse of the Church of the Convent of Graça de Lisboa.

Wikipedia: Miradouro Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (PT)

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