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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Castle
“Lisbon castle, magnificent view over the city and the river. This medieval fortress is one of the most visited monuments in Lisbon. It's located on one of the highest hills of Lisbon and has the best panoramic views of the city and the Tagus river estuary. This historic building was once inhabited by Romans, Visigoth, Moors, and lastly by the Portuguese Royal Family from the 13th century up to the 16th. Currently, Castelo de São Jorge attracts over a million visitors.”
  • 481 locals recommend
  • 6 Experiences
Neighbourhood
“i will make check in for you guys so i will be there to have a chat with you about this amazing place.”
  • 245 locals recommend
  • 94 Experiences
Museum
“This cultural space has a permanent exhibition, a temporary exhibition space, a documentation center, a thematic store, an auditorium, a restaurant and the Museum School, where Portuguese guitar and Fado guitar courses are taught, and where It is possible to attend a seminar for lyricists. The school also has a rehearsal office for interpreters.”
  • 124 locals recommend
Winery
“Its construction began in the second half of the twelfth century, after the conquest of the city from the Moors by D. Afonso Henriques, and today presents itself as a mixture of architectural styles. It has been classified as a National Monument since 1910.”
  • 168 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Portuguese Restaurant
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“Great atmosphere, good view, inserted in the building of the Circus School where there is also a shop, a bar and regular shows.”
  • 111 locals recommend
Café
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“It´s 200m from the studio. You find amazing restaurants and bars and amazing view to Tejo river. ”
  • 78 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Scenic Lookout
“Best view points over the city! We call it "miradouros" , due to our 7 hills we´re able to create amazing spots with incredible views over Lisboa.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
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“Chapitô is not only a restaurant, it's a live music bar, nightclub, theatre house and more. It offers workshops during the day and at night it's best to reserve a table. Check out their website for the calendar, Brazilian nights are great!”
  • 85 locals recommend
Café
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“Cosy and homey café for brunch or lunch in the historical district of Alfama.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Museum
“The related​ architecture of our Ocean Epopeia (Exploration on the XV th century) ”
  • 61 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“This is one of the most romantic spots in Lisbon. It's a landscaped terrace next to a small church of the same name, offering a beautiful panoramic view of the city's oldest district, Alfama. The dome of the National Pantheon, Santo Estêvão Church and São Miguel Church stand out among the sea of rooftops below, while the vines that climb up the pergola provide shade on the upper level. The lower terrace allows you to stay in the sun by a reflecting pool. At the center of the bougainvillea garden is a bust of Lisbon historian Júlio de Castilho, and behind it are two tile panels -- one illustrating St. George's Castle being taken over from the Moors in 1147, and the other showing Comércio Squa”
  • 50 locals recommend
Plaza
“The Patriarchal Cathedral of St. Mary Major or simply Lisbon Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Cathedral located. The oldest church in the city is the see of the Archdiocese of Lisbon. Since the beginning of the construction of the cathedral, in the year 1147, the building has been modified several times and survived many earthquakes. It is nowadays a mix of different architectural styles.”
  • 28 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Bus Station
“One of the best viewpoints of Lisbon. A nice, little park and a fantastic view on the maze of red roofs that form the Alfama-quarter and beyond those roofs the shimmering blue of the Tagus. And if you have sore feet from climbing and descending through the narrow streets then you can let them cool off in the water of the pond.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Plaza
“A beautiful look point with a great terrace to enjoy Alfama, Downton District and Tagus River ”
  • 25 locals recommend
African Restaurant
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“So: this place is a mess! But it is a delicious experience: specialized in Moçambique food, the meals come in portions for at least 2 people for an amazing price. The staff are very kind and help you to decide what to order but be aware that they might take hours to get your order or serve your table, if they do not forget about it. It is one of this places to go for a whole afternoon or at evening before party and enjoy the small tables at the street, with lots of patience! ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Plaza
“One of the most beautiful miradouros (belvedere) in Lisbon. You can't miss it.”
  • 21 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Portuguese Restaurant
“Great atmosphere, good view, inserted in the building of the Circus School where there is also a shop, a bar and regular shows.”
  • 111 locals recommend
Bar
“Chapitô is not only a restaurant, it's a live music bar, nightclub, theatre house and more. It offers workshops during the day and at night it's best to reserve a table. Check out their website for the calendar, Brazilian nights are great!”
  • 85 locals recommend
Café
“Cosy and homey café for brunch or lunch in the historical district of Alfama.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
“This is one of the most romantic spots in Lisbon. It's a landscaped terrace next to a small church of the same name, offering a beautiful panoramic view of the city's oldest district, Alfama. The dome of the National Pantheon, Santo Estêvão Church and São Miguel Church stand out among the sea of rooftops below, while the vines that climb up the pergola provide shade on the upper level. The lower terrace allows you to stay in the sun by a reflecting pool. At the center of the bougainvillea garden is a bust of Lisbon historian Júlio de Castilho, and behind it are two tile panels -- one illustrating St. George's Castle being taken over from the Moors in 1147, and the other showing Comércio Squa”
  • 50 locals recommend
African Restaurant
“So: this place is a mess! But it is a delicious experience: specialized in Moçambique food, the meals come in portions for at least 2 people for an amazing price. The staff are very kind and help you to decide what to order but be aware that they might take hours to get your order or serve your table, if they do not forget about it. It is one of this places to go for a whole afternoon or at evening before party and enjoy the small tables at the street, with lots of patience! ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
“This restaurant is right next to the Cathedral sé de Lisboa and guess what, I work there! :) Cruzes Credo is a nice place to drink wine or have coffee. We have craft-beers on draft and some great dishes. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“An institution in the fado world located in Alfama. A la carte menu from 8pm. Those wishing to enjoy the show with drinks only are welcomed from 11pm onwards. Goes on till 2am.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice restaurant in a charming vine-covered patio, right in the middle of Alfama. Daily 12:30-02:00.”
  • 28 locals recommend

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