Attractions Top 20 Lisbon Viewpoints

Top 20 Lisbon Viewpoints

With seven hills overlooking the large estuary of the River Tejo, Lisbon is a city that offers great views from miradouros, terraces and monuments, each offering a distinctive perspective of the city.

Attractions Elevador da Glória

Ascensor da Glória: The Busy Funicular

From Praça dos Restauradores, the funicular climbs up Calçada da Glória towards the Bairro Alto neighbourhood. It’s a fun ride, and in a couple of minutes you’ll be looking at Lisbon’s rooftops from the top of the hill.

Attractions Ourivesaria Carmo

Historic Stores in Chiado

Chiado is one of the few areas in the city where you can still shop in century-old establishments. A few bookstores and cafés, a flower shop and a jewelry are some of the stores that remain little changed since they were founded.


Convento do Carmo

On a hill opposite the Castelo de São Jorge, this convent-turned-museum houses the splendid Museu Arqueológico do Carmo that shelters an eclectic collection of archeological treasures.

Attractions Museu do Chiado

Museu do Chiado (MNAC)

The Museu do Chiado’s permanent collection includes contemporary Portuguese art as well as important sculptures by Rodin, Bourdelle and Joseph Bernard.

Attractions Teatro Nacional São Carlos

Teatro Nacional de São Carlos

Lisbon’s opera house is the only Portuguese theatre especially dedicated to opera and ballet performances. It opened more than two centuries ago. The building is a National Monument.

Food & Drinks A Brasileira Cafe

A Brasileira: Pessoa’s Café

A Brasileira, Lisbon’s most famous café opened in 1905 selling the “genuine Brazilian coffee”. Seat next to Pessoa statue and order a bica, an espresso that the locals drink all the time.

Things to Do Lisbon Sunset

10 Things You Must Do When You Visit Lisbon

If you’re visiting Lisbon for the first time, you may feel overwhelmed by the multitude of things to do. So that later you won’t regret having missed something, use this complete checklist of the best things to do in the Portuguese capital.

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