Lisbon Sights

  • sightsCastelo de São Jorge: An Iconic Landmark: Its impressive battlements, engaging museum and fascinating archaeological site combine to make the castle a rewarding experience for the whole family.
  • Mosteiro dos Jerónimos: Built in Honor of Portugal’s Age of Discovery: One of the great landmarks of Portugal, this is a stunning monument of immense historic and cultural significance, deserving of its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Oceanário de Lisboa: A Modern Aquarium: One of Europe’s finest aquariums, and one of the largest in the world.
  • Museu Calouste Gulbenkian: A Priceless Collection of Western and Eastern Art: One of the most celebrated museums in Europe.
  • Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga:The National Museum of Ancient Art: The National Museum of Ancient Art is one of Lisbon’s great cultural attractions, and a “must see” on any tourist itinerary.
  • Museu do Oriente: Showcasing Portugal’s Presence in Asia and the Far East: West of the city center, near Alcântara, and housing a fabulous collection of Oriental art built up by the influential Fundação Oriente, this engaging cultural facility chronicles Portugal’s presence in Asia and the Far East.
  • Torre de Belém: A Historic Tower: Arguably the most emblematic of all Lisbon’s historical monuments, the Belém Tower squats in the shallows near the mouth of the River Tagus as a symbol of Portugal’s extraordinary Age of Discovery during the 16th century.
  • Museu Nacional do Azulejo: Dedicated to the art of Decorative Tilework: A form of Spanish and Portuguese painted tin-glazed ceramic tilework, Azulejos are found on the interiors and exteriors of churches, palaces, ordinary houses, schools and, nowadays, restaurants, bars and even railways and subway stations.