- As he collected "only the best," the Calouste Gulbenkian collection is recognised as one of the world's best private collections. Everything on display is a masterpiece, from the works by the Old Masters such as Rembrandt and Rubens, to Lalique jewellery and Egyptian and Greco-Roman art.
Avenida Berna 45 A, 1067-001 Lisboa
+351 21 782 3000 / www.museu.gulbenkian.pt
- One of the most well-known Portuguese fashion designers, he launched his own brand with creations inspired by Portuguese culture which sells all over the world.
Rua da Escola Politécnica, 46, 1250-102 Lisboa
- Fátima Lopes is one of the most well-known designers in Portuguese fashion. The eponymous label is becoming increasingly international.
Rua da Atalaia 25, 1200-050 Lisboa
- The creativity of Luís Onofre, who has even made frog skin shoes, has been seen on the feet of Letizia Ortiz, Michelle Obama and Paris Hilton.
Avenida da Liberdade, 247 1250-149 Lisboa
- A department store, with commercial spaces from many fields, from fashion to restaurants.
Avenida António Augusto de Aguiar 31, 1069-413 Lisboa
- A centre with unique architectural features and 164 shops.
Avenida Dom João II Lote1.05.02, 1990–094 Lisboawww.centrovascodagama.pt
- The new genration of 100% mineral make-up.
Av. do Brasil, 1-9º, 1749-008 Lisboa
- Located in the former warehouse of the Viúva Lamego Ceramics Factory. It has two floors, and new developments: a plant section, home furnishings, clothing, bathtubs, stoves. For those who want them, they even have street lamps and bandstands. The ceiling is adorned with swallows, as usual.
Rua Anchieta 11, 1200-023 Lisboa
+351 21 346 5073 / www.avidaportuguesa.com
- A Portuguese fashion design duo of Luís Sanchez and João Branco.
Calçada do Ferragial 8, Chiado, 1200 - 184 Lisboa
+351 213 432 306 / www.storytailors.pt
- The shop is known for its luxury and haute couture brands.
Rua Castilho 39, 1250-068 Lisboa
Consulte mais pontos de venda em: www.lojadasmeias.pt
- Formed in 1989, BCBG Max Azria comes from the Parisian phrase "bon chic, bon genre", meaning "style and attitude". BCBG Max Azria, Inc produces full collecftions of ready-to-wear clothing and accessories for women, focusing on creativity, quality and style. The Group is one of the world leaders in ready-to-wear clothing.
Rua Castilho, 27-B, Lisboa, 1250-067
Consulte mais pontos de venda em: www.bcbgmaxazriagroup.com
- A Portuguese footwear brand.
Rua Nova do Almada, Nº26 a 28, São Nicolau - Chiado
- Lanidor is a Portuguese ready-to-wear brand for women and children.
Rua Garrett, n.º 53 a 59, 1200 Lisboa
Consulte mais pontos de venda em: www.lanidor.com
- French leather accessories brand, selling items such as handbags and purses.
Rua São José 109, Lisboa
+351 21 358 2162 / pt.longchamp.com
- One of the most highly-regarded designers in the world.
Avenida da Liberdade 144B, Lisboa
- This American fashion designer is known as someone who does not follow each season's universal fashion trends.
Largo de S. Carlos, 1
+351 213 429 315 / www.marcjacobs.com
- This store carries luxury brands including clothing, accessories, handbags, shoes and cosmetics.
Avenida Liberdade 192-A, 1250-147 Lisboa
+351 21 314 2828 / www.fashionclinic.pt
- Vista Alegre is a Portuguese porcelain factory.
Largo do Chiado 20-23, 1200-108 Lisboa
Consulte mais pontos de venda em: www.myvistaalegre.com
- The most elegant, innovative and luxurious shop selling items made of cork, including handbags, bracelets and other accessories as well as housewares.
Rua das Salgadeiras 10, 1250-396 Lisboa
+351 21 609 0231 / www.corkandcompany.pt
- João Rôlo personifies the history of Portuguese haute couture. He has a style which is all his own, where irreverence and sophistication are key. His creations are geared towards those who like a compromise between classical and fashion-forward.
Edifício Alcântara Palace Rua dos Lusíadas, nº9 R/C Esqº 1300-365 Lisboa
- The mission of Lisbon Zoo is to develop and promote a park which is both zoological and botanical, as a centre for the conservation, reproduction and reintroduction into the natural habitat of endangered species, via scientific research and environmental enrichment.
Praça Marechal Humberto Delgado, 1549-004 Lisboa
+351 217 232 900 / www.zoo.pt
- This garden at the top of a hill facing the castle lets you admire the whole of the Baixa downtown district right down to the river. It is also one of the most romatic places in the city.
Rua Pedro Calmon, 1300 Lisboa
- Located close to the castle, this terrace affords picture postard views of Lisbon. You can also take superb photographs from here, as you can see the river and the domes and roofs of Lisbon's oldest district.
Rua São Tomé 84A, 1100-563 Lisboa
- Aslo known as Miradouro Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (one of the most important 20th Century Portuguese poets). This seems to be the favourite viewing point of the artists who paint the city. With a kiosk and a view towards the castle, it is also a popular meeting point for locals and tourists alike.
Calçada da Graça, Lisboa
- From here you can have a panoramic view of the whole city, but it seems that few people know about it. The only company you are likely to find here is from one or two courting couples.
Rua da Senhora do Monte 50, 1170 Lisboa
- The Baixa district which lies between two hills can be admired from the top end of this park which seems to stretch down to the river. With a view of the castle and of the Tagus, it is the perfect place for photographs. You can take the opportunity to visit the Estufa Fria greenhouse.
Parque Eduardo VII
- The port of Lisbon and the Ponte 25 de Abril bridge can be seen from this balcony, where you can take a break and watch the cruise ships sail by.
Rua de Santa Catarina
- This garden reflects the romantic design of English-style parks. It has waterfalls, greenhouses and a Chinese pavilion.
Praça da Estrela, 1200-667 Lisboa
- This garden with a Romantic outline was built in the mid-19th Century. Its stand-out feature is a Portuguese Cypress tree with a diameter of over 20 metres.
Praça do Príncipe Real, 1250-184 Lisboa
- With around 900 hectares of vast areas of different types of undergrowth, the Parque Florestal de Monsanto offers many great recreational options.
Monsanto, 1500 Lisboa
- This is the most peaceful and romantic of Lisbon's squares. It is a small space with lots of shade and good restaurants.
Praça das Flores, 1200-192 Lisboa
- The Ajuda Botanical Garden, a historical garden which has been in existence for over 240 years, offers the general public and students of every age a range of visiting options and themed workshops which seek to raise awareness - particularly in the younger generations - of Biodiversity Conservation.
Calçada da Ajuda, 1300-011 Lisboa
- This garden was designed by the landscape architect António Viana Barreto assisted by landscape artist Gonçalo Ribeiro Teles. It has an area of around 8 hectares, and includes some trees and some unique species of flora. Its special features are a large lake and modern statuary dotted around the garden.
Av. de Berna, 45A , 1067-001 Lisboa
- The Águas Livres Aqueduct was built for the purpose of bringing water into Lisbon, from the Águas Livres spring in Belas.
Calçada Quintinha 6, 1070-225 Lisboa
- From the top of this monument you can get a splendid view of the city centre. Nobody visitng Lisbon should miss the opportunity of taking the trip up to the top, although it's not for those with vertigo as you get the feeling that you're floating over the city.
Rua do Ouro, 1150-060 Lisboa
- The Cathedral's grandiosity is impressive and despite being a Romantic temple, looking like a fortress, it has been damaged over the years by various earthquakes, resulting in successive remodelling work, for example the cloisters built in the Gothic style.
Largo da Sé, 1100-585 Lisboa
- Many people don't know that from the top of this monastery you can get a fabulous view of Lisbon. The National Pantheon is right next to it, and you can also take in the entire neighbourhood of Alfama and the Ponte 25 de Abril bridge.
Telheiro de São Vicente, 1100-572 Lisboa
- Lisbon's main monuments can be viewed from the top of this one, located on the spot from which Vasco da Gama srt off on his journey to India. Look down and see the tourists walking across the world.
Avenida Brasília, 1400-038 Lisboa
- The extraordinary sculpted stone of which this monastery's cloisters are made glorifies the times when the West and the East came together, and the man who brought these worlds together -- Vasco da Gama -- is buried inside the church.
Praça do Império 1400-206 Lisboa
www.mosteirojeronimos.pt / +351 21 362 0034
- This highlight of Lisbon looks like a tiny castle from a fairy tale. It is an architectural gem from the era of the Discoveries, and is now classed a a World Heritage site.
Avenida Brasília, 1400-038 Lisboa
www.torrebelem.pt / +351 21 362 0034
- Lisbon's castle is located at the top of the city's tallest hill and offers one of the most breathtaking views of the city and river. Part ruin, part restored, it is a romantic mirage which has survived for a thousand years.
Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo, 1100-129 Lisboa
www.castelodesaojorge.pt / +351 21 880 0620
- The first major centre of European Romanticism is located right next to Lisbon. Sintra is a magically green town, filled with fantastic palaces and a unique atmosphere which led UNESCO to classify it as a World Heritage site.
- Accessed via an elevator, whose entrance is located on Rua Augusta, the viewing point at the top of this monument affords a superb view over the iconic Terreiro do Paço square, the Baixa Pombalina downtown area, the Cathedral, São Jorge Castle and the RIver Tagus.
Rua Augusta 2, 1100-053 Lisboa
- The National Palace of Ajuda, a national monument since 1910, is not just the former royal residence and museum of decorative arts, it is also the headquarters for other Portuguese instititions in the area of culture and the setting for official ceremonies.
Largo Ajuda 1349-021 Lisboa
- A former convent and now palace is the seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Largo do Rilvas, Estrela, Lisboa
- The Palace, located in Belém, formerly the kings' palace, is now a national monument and the seat of the Portuguese Presidency.
Palácio de Belém, Praça Afonso de Albuquerque
- The São Bento Palace is a huge building in the neo-Classical style located in Lisbon, and has been the seat of the Parliament of Portugal since 1834.
Rua São Bento 208-210
- The fachade is lined with stone carved into diamond-shaped spikes, the "bicos", and is a unique example of residential civil architecture within the context of Lisbon's architectural landscape. It currently houses the "José Saramago Foundation".
Rua dos Bacalhoeiros
- The building, which was once the capital's main Gothic church, was turned to rubble by the earthquake of 1755, and has never been rebuilt. It has become one of the greatest testaments to the disaster which can still be seen today.
Largo do Carmo
- Built in 1959 on the south bank of the river, with a height of 110 metres, it provides a unique view over Lisbon and the Tagus estuary. The huge figure of Christ, with arms outstretched facing Lisbon, was inspired by the Cristo Redentor statue in Rio de Janeiro.
Alto do Pragal, Avenida Cristo Rei, 2800-058 Almada
- It is easy to mistake this station for a palace. Its monumental neo-Manueline archuitecture goes back to a time when railway stations were the ultimate symbol of grandeur, modernity and technology, and of course Lisbon's most central station had to be grandiose.
Rua 1º de Dezembro 125, 1200-360 Lisboa
- It is a suspended railway and road bridge which connects the city of Lisbon with the city of Almada.
- This is a precinct for bullfights and music concerts, amongst other events.
- The Estrela Basilica stands opposite the Jardim da Estrela garden and comprises a church and a former convent for Carmelite nuns. It is easily identified by its large white dome, and it sits on the top of a hill between Lapa and Campo de Ourique. It is a simplified version of the Convent of Mafra, in the late Baroque and neo-Classical styles.
Praça da Estrela, 1200-667 Lisboa
- The National Pantheon houses the tombs of the great figures in the History of Portugal.
Campo de Santa Clara, 1100-471 Lisboa
- Europe's westernmost point is marked by a lighthouse and a stone monument bearing the words of the poet Luís de Camões, stating that here is where "the land ends and the sea begins.
Estrada do Cabo da Roca, 2705-001 Colares
- This is an 18th Century palace. One of the last great Rococo buildings erected in Europe.
Palácio Nacional e Jardins de Queluz, Largo Palácio de Queluz 2745-191
- This elevador is the most frequented one in Lisbon and also the one most easily accessible to tourists.
Rua São Pedro de Alcântara 77
- The story of the first contacts between the Old and the New World, and the cultural interchange between East and West is told via the works of art in Portugal's national gallery.
Rua Janelas Verdes 1249 - 017 Lisboa
+351 213 912 800 / www.museudearteantiga.pt
- All the modern art movements are represented in this acclaimed collection which includes works by Andy Warhol, Picasso, Francis Bacon, Dali and Paula Rego, amongst other great artists.
Praça do Império, 1449-003 Lisboa
+351 213 612 878 / pt.museuberardo.pt
- This fantastic collection of design and fashion in Lisbon is a fascinating trip through the history of pop culture. Together with electrical appliances your grandmother used to have, the items on display remind us of the looks and styles seen in old films, as well as the contemporary creativity of the world's most renowned designers.
Rua Augusta 24, 1100-053 Lisboa
- A magnificent 16th Century convent is now the only museum in the world devoted to the art of the tile. Originating from Mediterranean cultures, decorative tile-making is Portugal's national art and this museum is one of the most unusual attractions in the country.
Rua Madre Deus 4, 1900-312 Lisboa
+351 218 100 340 / www.museudoazulejo.pt
- The Fado Museum offers a multidisciplinary reading of the history of Lisbon's urban song from its origins to the present day.
Largo do Chafariz de Dentro 1, 1100-139 Lisboa
+351 218 823 470 / www.museudofado.pt
- The house where the great Fado singer Amália Rodrigues was born and died has been turned into a museum with the aim of preserving and showing her many fans the environment, the places and the objects which inhabited the life of the artist and which are a living testament to her career and personal experiences.
Rua de Sao Bento 193, 1250-219 Lisboa
+351 213 971 896 / www.amaliarodrigues.pt
- This is the first and only museum in Portugal completely devoted to interpreting and telling the history of the marionette and propagating puppet theatre.
"Rua da Esperança 146, 1200-660 Lisboa
+351 213 942 810 / www.museudamarioneta.pt"
- This museum brings together collections whose main theme is the Orient, focusing on its history, religion, anthropology and arts.
Avenida de Brasília, Doca de Alcântara (Norte), 1350-352 Lisboa
+351 213 585 244 / www.museudooriente.pt
- The National Coach Museum is located in the distinguished ambience of the former royal horse riding arena. On display is an exceptional collection of royal vehicles from the 17th until the end of the 19th Century.
Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, 1300-004 Lisboa
+351 213 610 850 / www.museudoscoches.pt
- The pieces - arranged by provinces - include ceramics, agricultural implements, costumes, musical instruments, jewellery and colourful saddles, and provide a vivid insight into the diversity of the different regions of Portugal.
Avenida Brasília, 1400-038 Lisboa
+351 213 011 282 / www.map.imc-ip.pt
- The City Museum was created with the aim of documenting and disseminating the history of Lisbon throughout the different stages of its evolution. As a History Museum, and since it takes a multidisciplinary approach, it has a vast and diverse range of pieces of great documentary, iconographic and artistic value, which shows off the multiple aspects of Lisbon.
Campo Grande 245, 1700-091 Lisboa
+351 217 513 200 / www.museudacidade.p
- The Electricity Museum is a cultural centre displaying the past, present and future of Energy.
Av. Brasília, 1300-598 Lisboa
+351 210 028 130 / www.fundacaoedp.pt/museu-da-eletricidade
- The different episodes which go to make up its History and some of its protagonists are presented here at the Lisboa Story Centre, where visitors to the Portuguese capital city are invited to take a trip back in time to discover the memories of Lisbon, from its foundation until the present day.
Praça do Comércio 78, 1100-148 Lisboa
+351 211 941 099 / www.lisboastorycentre.pt
- This cultural space was inaugurated on 30th November 1993, created in homage to the poet, and designed as a "house of poetry".
Rua Coelho da Rocha 16, 1250-088 Lisboa
+351 213 913 270 / casafernandopessoa.cm-lisboa.pt
- The Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro Museum has a permanent display devoted entirely to this great 19th Century artist, with sections of painting, ceramics and drawings, as well as documentation and publications.
Campo Grande 382, 1700-097 Lisboa
+351 218 170 667 / www.museubordalopinheiro.pt
- The Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva Foundation was created to be exacting and well-documented in studying and spreading knowledge of the works of Vieira da Silva who may be considered the most noted modern artist born in Portugal in the 20th Century, as well as those of her husband, Arpad Szenes.
Praça das Amoreiras, 56, 1250-020 Lisboa
+351 213 880 044 / www.fasvs.pt
- The Foundation's base is a small 19th Century palace where Medeiros e Almeida lived. The Foundation's estate is housed on two floors of the house: on the first you can find a watch collection considered to be one of the most valuable in Europe.
Rua Rosa Araújo 41, 1250-194 Lisboa
+351 213 547 892 / www.casa-museumedeirosealmeida.pt
- This neo-Classical threatre was built from 1842 to 1846 with a statue of Gil Vicente at the top of its façade. Every year it hosts a season of plays performed by the greatest names in Portuguese theatre.
Praça Dom Pedro IV, 1100-201 Lisboa
+351 213 250 800 / www.teatro-dmaria.pt
- This was the first theatre built in Lisbon after the country became a republic, and it hosted plays and cinema. Today it focuses on popular theatre and musicals.
Rua Portas de Santo Antão 109, 1150-266 Lisboa
+351 213 405 700 / www.teatro-politeama.com
- Formerly the Cine Teatro, this building stands out for its Classicism which echoes the style of a typically French theatre.
Avenida da Liberdade 182-188, 1250-146 Lisboa
+351 213 151 050
- The São Luiz Teatro Municipal is considered one of the city's most important performance venues.
Rua António Maria Cardoso 38, 1200-027 Lisboa
+351 213 257 640/ www.teatrosaoluiz.pt
- The Teatro Nacional de São Carlos is Lisbon's main opera house.
Rua Serpa Pinto 9, 1200-442 Lisboa
+351 213 253 000 / www.tnsc.pt
- Performance venue in the Pombaline style with touches of Italian neo-Classicism which was in vogue at the time.
Largo da Trindade, 7-a, 1200-466 Lisboa
+351 213 423 200 / www.teatrotrindade.inatel.pt
- At Fado in Chiado, for an hour you can hear talented singers and guitar and Portuguese guitar players performing Fado, and showcasing Portugal's national song.
Rua da Misericórdia 14, 1249-038 Lisboa
+351 961 717 778 / www.fadoinchiado.com
- The Coliseu dos Recreios is an all-purpose performance venue.
Rua Portas de Santo Antão 96, 1150-269 Lisboa
+351 213 240 580 / www.coliseulisboa.com
- By judiciously choosing its ingredients, the only true "Pastéis de Belém" factory manages to provide today's customers with a taste of ancient Portuguese confectionery.
Rua Belém 84-92, 1300-085 Lisboa
+351 21 363 7423 / www.pasteisdebelem.pt
- It has been in existence for almost two centuries, and is still one of the best cafés in Lisbon, especially for its baked goods. Bolo Rei is its most popular speciality since this was its birthplace following a recipe brought over from Paris in 1850.
Praça da Figueira 18B, 1100-241 Lisboa
+351 213 243 000 / www.confeitarianacional.com
- Classified as a "Luxury Bar", Solar do Vinho do Porto allows you to try the different categories and types of Port Wine and wine from the Douro region.
Rua de S. Pedro de Alcântara, 45, 1250-237 Lisboa
+351 213 475 707 / www.ivdp.pt
- A typical restaurant serving traditional and regional food, where you can dine, have supper or just enjoy a drink whilst listening to characteristic and welcoming fado.
Rua dos Remédios 176 Alfama, Lisboa
+351 218 874 298 / www.sr-fado.com
- As Lisbon's oldest Fado House, you are invited to come and experience our traditions in a live setting, and to spend a convivial evening and savour traditional Portuguese food accompanied by the song which is part of the Portuguese soul: Fado.
Rua Das Gáveas, 51 a 61, 1200 -206 Lisboa
+351 213 428 314 / www.asevera.com
- This café is housed in an old building which still has traces of what used to be the coach-house and wine cellars of the Palácio de S. Roque. It has welcomed many great names who left their mark on the history of Fado and Portuguese Culture, such as Amália Rodrigues, Alfredo Marceneiro and Tony de Matos. The house artists sing here every night.
Travessa da Queimada 10, 1200-365 Lisboa
+351 213 422 281 / www.cafeluso.pt
- At the Senhor Vinho restaurant, the food is just one of the delights on offer. The other is fado.
Rua Meio à Lapa 18, 1200 Lisboa
+351 213 972 681 / www.srvinho.com
- Over half a century as a restaurant, always linked to the Fado greats and always devoted to the rich and varied Portuguese cuisine.
Rua da Barroca 54-56, 1200-050 Lisboa
+351 21 342 6742 / www.ofaia.com
- John Malkovich and Catherine Deneuve are two of the partners of this restaurant, which is enough to have made Bica do Sapato one of Lisbon's most fashionable restaurants. With a great view towards the river, you can choose the space where Mediterranean food is served, or the sushi-bar with exclusively Japanese cuisine.
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique Armazém B, Cais da Pedra, Santa Apolónia, 1900-436 Lisboa
+351 21 881 0320 / www.bicadosapato.com
- With excellently-prepared traditional cuisine, an elegant ambience, a spirit of “novelty”, high-quality food, the art of good service and the gift of knowing how to please.
Rua da Atalaia 57, 1200-037 Lisboa
+351 213 464 811 / pt-pt.facebook.com/pages/Papaçorda
- The café enjoys a prime location on the riverside, and combines architecture and design with a varied menu.
Avenida Brasília Ala B, 1400-038 Lisboa
+351 932 032 579 / www.darwincafe.com
- Welcoming, intimate, romantic. Sophisticated without being over the top, modern without overkill.
Rua do Teixeira 35, 1200-459 Lisboa
+351 910 307 575 / www.restaurante100maneiras.com
- Close to Bairro Alto, this is a small and pleasant restaurant, with a young and informal ambience, where you can try meats from Argentina and other specialities. The warm colours lend this space a welcoming atmosphere.
Calçada do Duque 31, 1200 Lisboa
+351 213 420 739 / pt-pt.facebook.com/pages/CAFE-BUENOS-AIRES
- You can choose between fish and meat steaks, served on different types of bread, accompanied by chips. Enjoy your food in the dining room or in the attractive indoor patio with an esplanade.
Rua da Escola Politécnica, nº 40, Lisboa
+351 213 471 356 / www.opregodapeixaria.com
- Sushi-Time offers a contemporary and international space in a style which marries the industrial look with a luxurious feel. You can try a creative fusion of Japanese and contemporary cuisine.
Avenida Dom João II 17-01ª, 1990-084 Parque das Nações , Lisboa
+351 21 896 2051 / www.sushitime.com
- Sea Me is a modern fish market, which brings a sea-food restaurant, a sushi-bar, a pub and a fishmonger's together, all under one roof.
Rua do Loreto 21, 1200 Lisboa
+351 213 461 564 / www.peixariamoderna.com
- This eaterie has an eclectic and sophisticated menu which includes dishes offering original gastronomic experiences. With a modern, unique and welcoming ambience, resulting from its focus on architecture. You can choose from five totally distinct surroundings providing different experiences: the bar, sushi bar, Japanese zone, wave zone and, most recently, the esplanade.
Rua Barata Salgueiro 28, 1250-044 Lisboa
+351 211 928 158 / www.sushicafe.pt
- This aims to be a versatile and accessible space, offering a varied menu and a relaxed atmosphere open to all kinds of customers.
Rua Barata Salgueiro 28
+351 211 913 590 / www.restaurante-olivier.com
- With a central location, this restaurant has classic décor and good food. The specialities are Italian with emphasis on fresh pasta and risottos created by the Genoese chef Giorgio.
Rua Barata Salgueiro 37, 1250-042 Lisboa
+351 213 528 292 / pt-pt.facebook.com/Dolivalisboa
- The café dates back to 1929 (the façade is from 1935) but there was already a café of the same name on this site in the 18th Century. The interior was modernised and it also operates as a restaurant, but it is the esplanade facing towards Rossio which is always full.
Praça Dom Pedro Iv 24-25, 1200-091 Lisboa
+351 21 346 0579
- Located right in the heart of the Chiado district, one of the most distinguished and iconic spaces in the cosmopolitan city of Lisbon, the Brasileira in Chiado is one of the most historical and legendary cafés in Portugal's capital. The attractive esplanade features a bronze sculpture of the greatest of the many illustrious figures who used to frequent the cafetaria: Fernando Pessoa, sitting down enjoying his cup of coffee - a notable piece by Lagoa Henriques.
Rua Garrett 120, 1200 Lisboa
+351 21 346 9541
- Promotes knowledge of the oceans, and raises the general public's awareness of their duty to preserve this natural heritage by modifying their behaviour.
Esplanada Dom Carlos I, 1990-005 Lisboa
- A modern and cosmopolitan space, offering a varied range of entertainment, shows, gambling, food and culture.
- This centre was originally designed to house the seat of the Portuguese presidency of the European Community and subsequently to develop cultural activity.
Praça do Império, 1449-003 Lisboa
- Culturgest, in Lisbon, is a foundation created by Caixa Geral de Depósitos to support the arts.
Rua Arco do Cego, 1000-300 Lisboa
- This space is a venue for public attractions and festivals located at Parque das Nações. With a capacity for 20,000 spectators, it is the largest performance venue in Portugal.
Rossio Olivais 2.13.01A, 1990-231 Lisboa
- Come to Benfica's Stadium where you can feel over the moon or sick as a parrot. The Club built a venue to cater for countless possibilities: entertainment, leisure, commerce, plus of course the glorious spectacle on the pitch. It is more than just a meeting point or centre for many activities. It is a cathedral of emotions, where you can share the Club's wins with your family and friends.
Avenida General Norton de Matos, 1500-313 Lisboa
- The latest Stadium which Sporting Clube de Portugal calls home, inaugurated on 6th August 2003, fulfils the wishes of the Club's founder, José Alvalade: to have excellent sports facilities befitting the history and spirit of a winning club.
- Lux is the crème de la crème of nightclubs. It is a large space across three floors: an open air balcony on the top floor, with a panoramic view of the Tagus; a bar and a dancefloor on the second floor and a discothèque which hosts major concerts and performances on the first floor. The events calendar is bold and varied, allowing the audience to hear the latest thing in music.
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, 1950-376 Lisboa
- This remodelled space attracted new blood to Cais do Sodré - new people, new ideas, new bars, new customs and a new lifestyle in this area of Lisbon.
Rua Alecrim 19, Lisboa
- The club with the most sought-after balcony in the city affords a 270º view of the capital, stretching from the Castle to Ajuda and always with the Tagus as its backdrop. A space which is fluid, sophisticated and modern and which harmoniously combines architecture and interior design.
Rua da Misericórdia 14
Edifício Espaço Chiado - 1200-273 Lisboa
- This is one of the classic bars in Lisbon with a very surprising décor. It has five rooms bursting with collectors' pieces to delight any lover of antiques and curiosities. The objects were all collected by the owner, who has created a veritable museum including collections of military helmets, model aeroplanes, lead soldiers, sculptures, and other artefacts. For these reasons, the Chinese Pavilion has an almost magical atmosphere, conducive to cozy conversations, with various different semi-private nooks and crannies.
Rua Dom Pedro v 89, 1250-093 Lisboa
- FIL promotes business contacts, and designs, develops, markets and organises regional, national and international Fairs, thereby contributing towards developing the economic fabric and national economy of Portugal, in close cooperation with political and public bodies which give support to companies and business associations.
Rua Bojador, 1998-010 Santa Maria dos Olivais, Lisboa
- The trip lasts from 8 to 12 minutes, along 1230 metres, gliding 30 metres above the River Tagus from where you can see the breathtaking panorama of Parque das Nações including the Oceanarium,
the Pavilhão de Portugal, the towers of S. Gabriel and S. Rafael, the Pavilhão Atlântico (Meo Arena), the Torre Vasco da Gama tower and the Ponte Vasco da Gama bridge. A magnificent and unique experience…
Passeio das Tagides - Estação Norte, 1990-280 Lisboa
- The longest and most famous beach in the region of Lisbon.
Almada, Costa da Caparica
- Carcavelos Beach provides one of the best beach breaks in the city of Lisbon.
Avenida Marginal, Carcavelos
- This beach has many different amenities such as restaurants, bars, clubs, shops and a discothèque, as well as an ocean pool by the breakwater, and is equipped with bathhouses, showers, and disabled access.
Avenida Marginal, Estoril
- Architecture by Calatrava and Álvaro Siza Vieira standing alongside other imposing buildings by less well-known architects, with the river and one of the world's longest bridges as a backdrop.
- The city's main artery is Lisbon's version of the Champs-Elysées in Paris. It is a tree-lined avenue with mosaic paving, where you can find the major luxury stores
- This neighbourhood's main amd most picturesque street is known for its funicular, the iconic Elevador da Bica, which is always being photographed by tourists. This image is framed by the river as the backdrop and by colourful houses, many of which open their doors at night
- This is a typical Lisbon area, known as the birthplace of Fado. It is also the city's most multicultural neighbourhood.
- This is the place to get lost in the alleyways and squares, and let your senses be your guide: see all the clothes hanging out to dry on verandas and take in the amazing views of the river, with the aroma of fish being grilled on a street corner and the strains of Fado floating out of a typical restaurant, and savour traditional dishes and touch and feel magnificent panels of mosaic tiles. This is Lisbon's most picturesque neighbourhood, and the true soul of the city.
- The Bairro Alto area by day is completely transformed at night. The area is inhabited by the elderly and by bohemian types, giving it an atmosphere which is simultaneously traditional and extrermely hip, a place which doesn't need a name - it's just "o bairro" where everything happens - at night.
- In the 19th Century, this square was the hub for all the Popular Saints festivities, and by day it operated as the city's market. Praça da Figueira is very different today: the marketplace has given way to shops, hotels and cafés and right at the centre stands a statue of King John I.
- This quay is now a river terminal, a train and metro station, and also a stop for many of the buses which serve downtown Lisbon. It is also na area with a vibrant nightlife.
- This square lies between two of Lisbon's busiest areas, and makes an excellent meeting point.
- The official name of this square is Praça Dom Pedro IV but everyone calls it Rossio. This square has a quite an impact on the city, full of bustling life and well-known for its Portuguese mosaic paving forming a wave pattern.
- This is Lisbon's liveliest street. Rua Augusta is pedestrianised, closed to traffic, and has many international brand stores as well as some long-established shops which still have their original façades.
- This square commemorates the return of the Portuguese crown after 60 years of Spanish rule, with a monumental obelisk at its centre. Various different elegant buildings line the square, including Palácio Foz.
- This is one of Lisbon's most majestic squares, which used to be the main entrance to the city via the river. We can still see the marble stairway which rises up rom the River Tagus towards Praça do Comércio
- It lies between Avenida da Liberdade and the Parque Eduardo VII park. At its centre stands the magnificent monument honouring the Marquis of Pombal, the man who orchestrated Lisbon's reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1755. A statue of the Marquis stands atop this monument, with his hand resting on a lion (a symbol of power), looking out over his masterpiece: Lisbon's downtown area, the baixa.
- The neo-Classical palace which houses Lisbon City Council faces towards this square, which is paved with Portuguese mosaic tiles.
- This shopping street is not very long, but it's where Lisbon's inhabitants like to meet up. It is the centre of the lively Chiado district, where you can find some of Lisbon's most well-known shops and cafés.