Foundation Amália Rodrigues
This was the home of the best Fado singer. Turned into a Museum this is the place to learn more about fado and specially Amalia Rodrigues
Amazing place to go and have a a drink or eat something. On Sundays, you can go to their lovely brunch buffet and eat in the beautiful hidden garden for 7,50€, and Friday nights you have fado music.
Amália Rodrigues is one of Portugal's biggest cultural icons and her house was turned into a museum following her death in 1999. She was a Fado diva who gained worldwide fame and acclaim, and her fans now make the pilgrimage to the space where she lived to see over 30,000 of her personal items,…
“À boleia da Primavera, os portões de ferro do Jardim de Santos finalmente abriram. Abandonado durante anos e encerrado desde Junho do ano passado, o Jardim de Santos (oficialmente Jardim Nuno Álvares) tem agora relva que até brilha e novo mobiliário urbano. Ao centro continua a estátua em bronze do jornalista e escritor Ramalho Ortigão (1836-1915), uma obra do escultor açoreano Numídico Bessone inaugurada em 1957. ”
“A16th-century monastery was turned into this imposing neoclassical palace in 1834, which is now Portugal's parliament. ”
“Bike rentals to explore the city . My personal recommendation is renting a bike and heading to the other side of the train line to ride all the way along the river until Belém. ”