Attractions Terreiro do Paço

Terreiro do Paço – Lisbon’s Gateway

With beautiful eighteenth century symmetrical buildings and arcades facing the River Tejo, the Terreiro do Paço is one of the most important squares in Lisbon.
The large open space, mostly pedestrian, is a must-see destination for visitors to Lisbon.

Where to Stay Hotels and apartments in Rossio

Apartment Hotels in Baixa & Rossio

From budget studio flats to luxury apartments, there is a great variety of self-catering options in the Baixa neighbourhood. Right in the heart of Lisbon, this area, filled with historic squares, museums, shops, cafés and restaurants, opens up to the River Tejo.

Traveller Information Lisbon Tourism

Lisbon’s Tourist Offices

Lisbon’s official tourist office is the Lisboa Welcome Centre, and the starting point to visit the city. The main office is located at Praça do Comércio supplying essential information about the city.

Where to Stay Cheap Hostels

The 7 Best Lisbon Hostels in Baixa & Rossio

The Baixa and Rossio are great neighbourhoods to stay in Lisbon with plenty of attractions nearby, a great choice of restaurants, cafés, and well served by public transport. Choose the best and cheapest hostel that best suits your needs.

Attractions Nucleo Arqueológico

Núcleo Arqueológico – Archaeological Nucleus

Discover a hidden and fascinating archaeological museum beneath the streets of the Baixa. Take a guided tour that goes through the cramped tunnels and distinct layers that uncover several periods of Lisbon’s occupation. Admission is free.

Attractions Rua Augusta

Rua Augusta & Rua Augusta Arch Viewpoint

Pedestrianised since the 1980s with Portuguese calçada, Rua Augusta is the main commercial street in the Baixa (Lisbon downtown). For panoramic views of the Baixa grid, the Terreiro do Paço and the River Tejo, take the lift to the terrace of the prominent arch of Rua Augusta.

Attractions Design and Fashion Museum

Museu de Design e da Moda (MUDE)

The MUDE museum celebrates design and fashion with a collection of 2500 pieces. Fashion lovers will not want to miss haute couture from the 1930s and 1940s, street fashion from the 1960s and brands from the 1990s.

Attractions Lisbon Story Centre

Lisbon Story Centre

Discover Lisbon’s unique history interactively at Lisbon Story Center. The museum takes its visitors on a journey through the city’s history from its foundation to modern times.


Elevador de Santa Justa

The Elevador de Santa Justa is Lisbon’s only public vertical lift connecting the downtown Baixa to the upper Carmo. At the very top of the tower, a viewpoint offers great views over Lisbon and the River Tejo.

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