Places of Interest

A few meters away from Hotel Portugal, are several points of interest that are part of the tradition and culture of Lisbon’s imagination.

Figueira square

Figueira square

The Figueira square is located next to Martim Moniz square. In the 15th century a big hospital was built on this...
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Santa Justa Elevator

Santa Justa Elevator

The Santa Justa Elevator was built in 1902 by Raoul Mesnier du Ponsard, and is one the the most interesting...
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Downtown of Lisbon

Downtown of Lisbon

The downtown of Lisbon also known as Baixa Pombalina, was totally rebuilt after the 1755 earthquake by Marquês de Pombal...
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Rua Augusta

Rua Augusta

Rua Augusta is the main street of Baixa Pombalina, linking Terreiro do Paço and Rossio square. It is a long pedestrian...
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Gloria elevator

Gloria elevator

The Gloria elevator links the Restauradores square to the typical Bairro Alto (the stop is next to the wonderful Miradouro...
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Tram n. 28

Tram n. 28

Starts and ends its route just in front of the Hotel Mundial. It is a vintage tram which take passengers on...
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St. George’s Castle

St. George’s Castle

The St. George’s castle is located in one of the highest hills of Lisbon, and the first construction dates back...
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Alfama

Alfama

Alfama is one of the most typical quarters in Lisbon, and it is very much worth a visit to better...
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Museum of Fado

Museum of Fado

Situated in the typical Alfama district, the Museum of Fado also known as the House of Fado and Portuguese Guitar,...
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Lisbon Cathedral

Lisbon Cathedral

The Lisbon Cathedral started to be built in 1147, after the conquest of Lisbon from the moors by D. Afonso...
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Santo Antonio

Santo Antonio

The church of Santo António is located close to the Lisbon Cathedral, and it is said to be built over...
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Feira da Ladra

Feira da Ladra

This is the oldest market still taking place in Lisbon, dating from the middle ages (13th century). The name Feira da...
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São Domingos Church

São Domingos Church

Situated right next to the Rossio square, this church dates from the 13th century, and is famous for keeping a...
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São Carlos National Theatre

São Carlos National Theatre

The São Carlos National Theatre is the main Opera House in Lisbon. It was inaugurated in 1793 by Queen Mary I,...
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Carmo Convent

Carmo Convent

The Carmo Convent was built in 1389, and is one of the testimonies left by the 1755 earthquake. It used to...
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Terreiro do Paço

Terreiro do Paço

Also known as Praça do Comércio, is one of the largest squares in Europe with around 36000 square meters. The name...
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Rossio

Rossio

Also know by D. Pedro IV Square, it has been for many centuries the heart of Lisbon. Right in the center...
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Rossio Train station

Rossio Train station

Built in 1886, the Rossio Train station is a masterpiece and a romantic recreation of the Manueline style, designed by...
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Coliseu

Coliseu

Coliseu is one of the most important concert halls of Lisbon and is located in the beautiful Rua das Portas...
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São Nicolau Church

São Nicolau Church

The lovely São Nicolau Church is situated right in the Baixa quarter, on the historical Lisboa city centre, in Prata...
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Saint Roque Church

Saint Roque Church

The legendary Saint Roque Church is situated in the typical Bairro Alto old quarter, in the heart of the historical...
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Bairro Alto

Bairro Alto

Address: Bairro Alto, Lisbon Bairro Alto is one of the most typical quarters of Lisbon, with its narrow streets and old...
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Chiado

Chiado

Chiado is one of the noblest quarters in Lisbon, situated between Baixa and Bairro Alto. Here you can find the trendiest...
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Ginginha

Ginginha

This bar, named for the cherry brandy for which is famous, is a must for visitors in Lisbon. It has a...
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