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Place's to visit in Lisbon

When you travel to Lisbon, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Lisbon, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Lisbon to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Lisbon things to do can include exploring Lisbon attractions and visiting the places of interest.

All Attractions


This is a work of stone that commemorates the explorers and the adventurers of Portugal and was built in honour of Prince Henry the Navigator in 1960.


This is a masterpiece of Manueline with gothic architecture. It was built in 1502 and was inspired by the great navigator, Vasco da Gama.


This is a 16th century tower which is also a monument for Portugal’s Age of Discovery.


There are several entertainments for kids in Lisbon. For instance, there is a planetarium, a zoo, an aquarium, a maritime museum and also an interactive science museum. You can certainly take your kids for a Lisbon tour guide for all these wonderful destinations.


This Carmelite Convent is now ruined partially and is still one of the largest convents in Lisbon and is worth visiting.


The church of Sao Vicente de Fora is now the Royal Pantheon for the monarchy of Portuguese. This church was originally a part of the convent de Carmo and the present building’s construction dates back to 1582 to 1627.


This is a famous Maritime Museum located in Belem. Portugal is a pioneer in the maritime exploration.


This museum is located in an 18th century riding academy that is an extension of the royal Palace. The museum houses carriages and coaches that date back to as far as 17th century.


This museum is home to an impressive collection of national art of Portugal that includes European painting that dates back to the 14th to 19th century, the artifacts of Portuguese along with a collection of ecclesiastical treasures.


Take a stroll around the lush greens of the CalouseGulbenkian Foundation. Check out the hilltop district of Bairro Alto which is a lively area with several restaurants and clubs where you can party till the night gives way to a brand new day.


St George’s Castle is one of the most famous landmarks of Lisbon. Its praise worthy battlements, fascinating museum and impressive archaeological site together make the castle a rewarding experience for the whole family, including the kids. Get a bird’s eye view of the city from this castle.


Take a look at the greatest collection of modern art at this museum. Its collection of modern, contemporary art is really appreciable. This museum displays more than 900 works, an amazing representation of more than 70 different artistic tendencies. It is said  thatBerardo’s full collection numbers more than 4000 works.


The Sao Roque church is a European masterpiece. With the paintings on the wall which are actually not paintings but mosaic looks just magnificent with that entire golden look all around.

All Activities

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If you want to experience true adventure, visit Oceanario. Here you will get to do scuba diving and get to see several of the 8000 species in the water. Sesimbra is also a good option for scuba diving. You may also go for mountain biking in Mosanto Park. Open water swimming and coastering are also quite adventurous. You may also for surfing in Costa da Caparica.

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Visit the Buddha Eden Garden to spend some “ME” time and also for some meditation from within.

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If you are fond of nature, you can always spend a day next to the sea shore soaking in the panoramic view of the great Atlantic Ocean. You can also visit the national botanical gardens of the city to take a look around the different species and types of plants and trees in the country.

All Foods


If you are looking for the traditional and conventional Portuguese cuisine, you should head towards Chiado. If you are interested in tasting the seafood dishes, head to Rua das Portas de Santo Antao. Bonjardim restaurant offers the best roasted chicken and other seafood dishes in the area.


Get into any pastelaria and try the excellent Pasteis de Nata. The Pasteis de Nata is a special Portuguese delicacy that is available almost at every corner of the city. It is something that you must try else regret being in Lisbon and not having it.

All Night Life


There are many such clubs and bars, restaurants and taverns that play traditional Fado music in the evening. Experience the music as the performers perform the conventional music of the country with a lot of passion.


Visit the club for an exotic nightlife. The music will take you back in time and the ambiance is absolutely awesome.


The cockpit bar is a small bar with 3 floors. There are lots of choices when it comes to drinks and beverages. The food menu is also varied with cheese and mushrooms, sandwiches and hamburgers etc.


Located in the neighbourhood of Cais do Sodre, there are regular revue and cabaret shows that happen in the bar. You can enjoy an evening of blues and jazz music with long cocktails and drinks.


Located in the neighbourhood of Cais do Sodre, there are regular revue and cabaret shows that happen in the bar. You can enjoy an evening of blues and jazz music with long cocktails and drinks.


This is a cool cocktail lounge that is located in the quieter part of the town. There are lots of drinks and cocktails to choose from.

All Shoping


This is a vibrant and lively outdoor market where you can get both the new and the used products. This market has been operational since 17th century.


Baixa is the old shopping district of Lisbon. There is the pedestrian Rua Augusta which boasts of numerous tourist stores there is also many other shopping streets.


This is one of the largest malls in entire Europe. It is a leisure complex cum shopping destination. This mall has dozens of restaurants, multiplexes, funfair rides, bowling alley, go kart track etc.


This street is home to several independent stores and also services. There are also several cafes and restaurants, shopping area and bookshops in this shopping area that is also known as Armazens do Chiado.

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