Fado Museum: Listen to Fado and Learn its History

A visit to the Fado Museum gives you an insight into Lisbon’s culture, and the Alfama neighbourhood where the genre was born. It’s a great opportunity to sample some of the best fado voices, and learn about the fado history and the instruments it uses.


Mosteiro dos Jerónimos

The Mosteiro dos Jerónimos is Belém’s ex-libris, a Unesco-listed monastery commissioned by King Dom Manuel I, the Portuguese monarch at the time of Vasco da Gama’s pioneering sea voyage to India in 1498.


Parque das Nações at a Glance

In complete contrast to Lisbon’s historic neighbourhoods, the area known as Parque das Nações has wide pedestrianized avenues along the river and futuristic buildings with plenty of space to relax. Make sure you visit the impressive Oceanário.

Attractions Praça Luís de Camões

Chiado & Bairro Alto at a Glance

Chiado is a Lisbon neighbourhood known for its antique cafés, bookshops and elegant boutiques. Bairro Alto is the centre of Lisbon’s nightlife. These are the most vibrant areas for shopping, shows, culture and history as well as food and drink in Lisbon.

What's On Lisbon Web Summit

Web Summit 2016 in Lisbon

Web Summit 2016 will gather in Lisbon chief executives behind multi-billion euro businesses, as well as the most promising startups in the world.

Attractions Parque Eduardo VII viewpoint

Marquês de Pombal & Beyond at a Glance

Avenida da Liberdade promoted the expansion of Lisbon northwards in the late nineteenth century. Today, a number of attractions can be found around this area: Eduardo VII Park offers an impressive view of Lisbon and Gulbenkian is one of Portugal’s best museums of fine arts.

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