Attractions Lisbon Castle

São Jorge Castle

Located on the highest of Lisbon’s seven hills, Castelo de São Jorge is the city’s medieval castle, and its most visited tourist site, offering the best views of Lisbon and the River Tejo.

Traveller Information Mosteiro dos Jerónimos

How to Get from Central Lisbon to Belém

To visit the Unesco World Heritage sites of Belém, Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower, as well other fascinating monuments and museums in this riverside district, there are two practical transport options. Follow these directions to reach Belém from the city centre.

What's On Super Bock Super Rock

Super Bock Super Rock Summer Festival 2016

Taking over the riverside Parque das Nações, Super Bock Super Rock is one of the most important summer city rock festivals in Lisbon. After 20 years, this three-day event continues to be a leading reference for European rock and pop festivalgoers.


Belém & Ajuda at a Glance

Belém is a riverside district, home to Lisbon’s finest monuments and museums, some of which, such as the Unesco-listed Mosteiro dos Jerónimos and the peculiar Torre de Belém, are testimony of Portugal’s maritime history.

Attractions Alfama

Alfama, Castelo & Graça at a Glance

Alfama is Lisbon’s Moorish district: a medina-like neighbourhood of narrow and maze-like streets at the foot of the medieval Castelo de São Jorge. Graça, on a hill north of Alfama, offers great views over Lisbon and the castle.

Attractions Igreja São Domingos

Igreja de São Domingos – The Medieval Church

The Saint Dominic’s Church, dating from 1241, survived the great earthquake of 1755 and a fire in 1959 that completely destroyed it. Don’t miss a visit to its unique interior, so different from the idea one makes of it from the outside.

Attractions Praça da Figueira

Praça da Figueira: Lisbon’s Old Market

In between the adjacent Rossio and Martim Moniz, Praça da Figueira is home to Confeitaria Nacional, the oldest patisserie in Lisbon, founded in 1829. This historic square also has a number of hotels, stores and cafés.

Attractions Teatro Dona Maria II

Teatro Nacional Dona Maria II

Founded in 1846, Teatro Dona Maria II is located in a grand neoclassical building on the north side of the Rossio. The National Theatre was created for the purpose of developing and promoting the performing arts in Portugal.