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Top Attractions in Alfama, Castelo & Graça

Get to know Lisbon's Alfama and its top tourist attractions. Follow our guide to Alfama in central Lisbon: a neighbourhood of narrow streets and alleys that survived the 1755 earthquake and became a tourist destination while holding on to its historical character.

The Sé: Lisbon’s Cathedral

Halfway up a long, steep hill heading to the castle, the Sé is Lisbon’s ancient cathedral. It's a large and impressive Romanesque structure dated from the foundation of Portugal in the 12th century.

Feira da Ladra – Lisbon’s Best Flea Market

Lisbon’s main flea market has all sorts of stuff for those looking for a bargain. Find out how to get to the Feira da Ladra and what to expect even if you don’t plan on buying. Opens every Tuesday and Saturday.

Panteão Nacional: the White Dome above Alfama

With a white dome rising above Alfama, the Panteão Nacional houses the tombs of distinguished Portuguese figures. From the terrace, there are stunning views over the river and the city.

5 of the Best Fado Restaurants in Alfama

Reserve an evening to sample the Portuguese fado and traditional dishes. From amateur fado to well-known fado singers, Alfama is the best area to soak up Lisbon's aesthetic melancholy.

Museu do Fado: 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.
Lisbon Castle

Castelo de São Jorge

Located on the highest of Lisbon's seven hills, the 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.

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.

Things to Do

Christmas Lights and Decorations in Lisbon

Find out where to see the Christmas lights and decorations in Lisbon, including the shopping streets of the Baixa and Chiado and the giant Christmas tree at the Terreiro do Paço.