Its construction began in the second half of the twelfth century, after the conquest of the city from the Moors by D. Afonso Henriques, and today presents itself as a mixture of architectural styles. It has been classified as a National Monument since 1910.
Lisbon Cathedral is one of the city's gems and one of the most significant monuments in the country, due to its historical, religious and artistic value. Its construction began in 1147, when the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques, reconquered the city from the Moors.
One of the oldest churches in Europe! Built where it use to be a mosque you can take the Tram 28 to see this marbelous building.
Lisbon Patriarchal Cathedral is a fine example of Roman and Gothic Arquitectura and a mandatory stop for those who venture on a visit to the historical and typical neighborhoods of old Lisbon, east of downtown.
Sé de Lisboa, one of the oldest churches in Lisboa, dates from 1147, using as base the mosque that was in this place before the conquest of Lisboa from the Moors.
“Medieval Castle with stunning views over the city of Lisbon and the Tagus River, the eleven towers, gardens and viewpoints make the castle an indispensable attraction in the Lisbon itinerary. It is possible to take a guided tour, making the attraction even more interesting.”
“If you go up, you will find a really nice view over Lisbon! and wait a minute, I will tell you a secret, do not wait hours on the line, if you go to a roof top named "Topo Chiado" you will have another nice view, and you will be at the top of this place! ”
“The National Pantheon, located in the historic area of Santa Clara, occupies the building originally intended for the church of Santa Engrácia, hosting the tombs of large figures of Portuguese history. Near the place is held on Tuesdays and Saturdays, the traditional Feira da Ladra.”
“In the center of Alfama! The Fado history! Around you will find many places to listen to Fado. Usually they are small restaurants or taverns and a table should be booked in advance. Some suggestions: Mesa de Frades, Clube de Fado”
“Augusta`s Triumphal Arc is a mesmerizing sight for those who come from Rossio Square as much as for those who see it from the river side. Try going to the top and you'll be even more mesmerized!!! Don't miss the chance to visit MUDE (Fashion and Design Museum) that always offers great exhibits.”