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Best things to do in Lisbon

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Scenic Lookout
“Mirador do Senhora do Monte, located in the neighborhood of Graça, offers a unique panoramic view, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful views of Lisbon, especially since it is one of the highest points of the city. lady-of-the-hill-2 The half-moon shape provides a wider view of Lisbon, and it is possible to see the Igreja da Graça, the Tagus estuary and the other bank, the São Jorge Castle and the roofs of Mouraria. Further down is the low Pombaline, the ruins of the Convento do Carmo, the Serra de Monsanto and Penha de França. These points are signposted on a tile panel in the belvedere, so visitors can identify the monuments.”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“A Lisbon seafood experience, this institution is so well-known they don't take bookings, its first come first served so go early to avoid the queues.”
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Gastropub
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“Beautiful decor, great cocktails (not cheap), gets crowded and it's become known by tourists”
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Arts & Crafts Store
“Great shop for all that’s Portuguese and beautiful! Great souvenirs and presents can be found here! ”
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Plaza
“Largo do Intendente used to be red-light district in Lisbon but this was transformed into the trendy and artistic place to be. It is beautiful plaza with many coffee shops. None of them has really good service but it is worth the visit. ”
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Café
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“ Brick Cafe is only 140 m from hotel. The menu is a bit small, but reasonably priced. Brick Cafe is supposed to be a nice place with nice food and coffee, nice decorations and prices weren't that high. The place is rather small, very cozy and friendly. ”
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Portuguese Restaurant
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“Carvoaria Jacto is only 180 m from hotel . Wanderf Portuguese, Steak. A range of different cuts of quality meat barbecued to perfection and served with a range of sides. Free salad bar. Extensive wine list. a great place to eat and chat, food is wonderful”
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Scenic Lookout
“ Viewpoint of Monte Agudo It is only 350 m from hotel Vila Queirós. Its location between Graça and Anjos is hidden by the Dona Luísa de Gusmão secondary school. It has a fabulous view to the north and entire western part of the city. ”
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Bar
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“crew Hassan is an association where they have concerts, events, dj´s, etc. Its an amazing place where you are able to dance nd get crazy or to just relax and drink thee. ”
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Café
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“one of the viewpoints where you can sit the whole day to relax, drink beer, have lunch etc..”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“400 m from hotel. This seafood restaurant always offers fresh seafood and good drinks at reasonable price. Not so popular among tourists, it's frequented by locals. Marisqueira do Lis offers seafood but also grilled meat, in his offert there are: lobster, crawfish, crab, shrimp, weavers quill, oyester, prawn and much more. The private parking”
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Restaurant
“The owner never smile, but he’s a good person. The codfish (bacalhau à lagareiro) is huge and normally I share. The wine house is very honest. It’s a good option for lunch too. I really like this place. .”
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Bistro
“Great spot for alfresco brunch with friends while people watching in Intendente square - best value and quality belly busting brunch in town! ”
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Hostel
“Port wine and cheese tasting Port wine region it’s the world's first wine region to have a formal demarcation, in 1756. We will travel true history tasting 3 different Port wines Portuguese wine rand pairing them with 3 Portuguese regional cheese. This is a trip true Portugal gastronomic heritage, one of the richest in the world Come and join us Cheers!”
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Bakery
“Excellent place to start your day with a healthy breakfast. Everything is freshly baked every hour and all the coffee in the world. ”
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Farmers Market
“3 min walking by Rua Damasceno Monteiro. You will find a gate, on your left, with the name of the market in big red letters. The Lidl supermarket is inside ”
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