Lisbon Monuments

Lisbon has such a rich and ancient history!

There is a lot to discover, so your visit should be slow enough to enjoy all the precious details.  From the Tower of Belém to the Jerónimos Monastery, from the Monument of the Discoveries to the Castle of São Jorge, here are some suggestions of the best monuments to visit in Lisbon.

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Belem Tower

Torre de Belem

Entrance Fee Adults 5€

Food - Near By

Tram - 15

Street Parking - Yes

Car Park - Near By​

Info

built to be part of the defensive system for the Tagus River estuary, providing crossfire with the Fortress of São Sebastião da Caparica

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Castle of Saint George

Castelo de S. Jorge

Entrance Fee - Adult 4€

Food - No - Near By

Metro - Baixa-Chiado

Tram - 28

Street Parking - Yes Paid

Car Park - Near By Paid

Closed - Sundays and Holidays

Info

On the top of a Lisbon hill, São Jorge Castle is one of the most visited monuments of the Portuguese capital 

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Monument to the Discoveries

Padrão dos Descobrimentos

Entrance Fee - Adult 6€

Food - Near By

Shop - Yes

Tram - 15

Train - Belem​

Street Parking - Yes Little

Car Park - Near By Paid

Closed on Holidays

Info

Monument to the Discoveries is one of the most impressive monuments one can find in the beautiful area of Belem

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Jerónimos Monastery

Mosteiro dos Jerónimos

Entrance Free

Food - Near By​

Tram - 15

Train - Belem

Boat - Belem River Station

Street Parking - Yes Little

Car Park - Near By Paid

Closed Mondays and holidays

Info

The Hieronymites monastery, in Belem, reveals the grandiosity of the Portuguese Age of Discovery.

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Basílica da Estrela 

Entrance Free

Food - No - Near By

Tram - 28

Street Parking - Yes 

Car Park - Yes

Info

Ornate, Baroque, 18th-century church with twin bell towers, housing Queen Maria I's tomb.

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Santa Justa Lift

Elevador de Santa Justa

Entrance Fee 

Food - No - Near By

Metro - Baixa-Chiado

Tram - 15 - 28

Street Parking - No

Car Park - Near By Paid​

Info

There is a great view of Alfama from the top of the Santa Justa Lift. 

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Aqueduto das Águas Livres

Entrance Walking Tours Only

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Discover the giant stone aqueduct that crosses Lisbon and contributed so much to its development, providing generations of locals with water and withstanding the 1755 earthquake.

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Carmo Convent

Convento da Ordem do Carmo

Entrance Fee - Adult 4€

Food - No - Near By

Metro - Baixa-Chiado

Tram - 28

Elevador de Santa Justa

Street Parking - Yes Paid

Car Park - Near By Paid

Closed - Sundays and Holidays

 

Info

The medieval convent was ruined during the sequence of the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, and the destroyed Gothic Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on the southern facade of the convent is still visible in the old city.

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Lisbon Cathedral

Sé de Lisboa

Entrance Free

Food - No - Near By

Metro - Baixa-Chiado

Tram - 28

Street Parking - Yes Paid 

Car Park - Near By Paid​

Info

Discover the magical history of the beautiful Lisbon’s Cathedral.

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National Phanteon

Panteão Nacional

Entrance Fee - Adult 4€

Food - No - Near By​

Tram - 28

Metro - Santa Apolónia

Street Parking - Yes Paid 

Car Park - Near By Paid

Closed - Mondays and Holidays

Info

It functions as a Pantheon since 1916 and it houses the thumbs of Presidents of the Portuguese Republic, National Poets and Artists as well as high personalities of the Portuguese History.

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Rossio Train Station

Estação do Rossio

Entrance Free

Food - Yes

Metro - Rossio

Street Parking - No

Car Park - Near By Paid​

Info

A masterpiece and a romantic recreation of the Manueline style, designed by the architect José Luis Monteiro.

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Triumphal Arc

Arco da Rua Augusta

Entrance Fee - Adult 3€

Food - No - Near By

Metro - Baixa-Chiado

Tram - 15- 18 - 28

Street Parking - No

Car Park - Near By Paid

Closed - Holidays

Info

Visit the triumphal Rua Augusta Arch, constructed to commemorate the rebuilding of Lisbon after the 1755 earthquake. Ascend to the top for a small fee and get great views.

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Ajuda National Palace

Palácio Nacional da Ajuda

Entrance Fee - Adult 5€

Food - No - Near By​

Tram - 18

Street Parking - Yes 

Car Park - Near By Paid

Closed - Wednesdays and Holidays

Info

Visit the National Palace of Ajuda, in Belém, Lisbon.

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Colonial War Monument

Aos Combatentes do Ultramar

Entrance Free

Food - Near By

Tram - 15

Street Parking - Yes

Car Park - Near By

Info

Dedicated to the veterans from overseas wars

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Cristo Rei

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Address: Alto do Pragal Almada, 28, Lisbon.

Entrance Fee - Adult 5€ Child Free

Food - No - Near By

By boat from Cais do Sodré to Cacilhas, take bus 101 (Cristo Rei stop).

Car Park - Free

 

Info

 

Visit the National Palace of Ajuda, in Belém, Lisbon.