Explore the best places
Monuments in Lisboa
Praça Dom Pedro IV
Connecting the Rossio with the Rua dos Sapateiros, it is considered one of the most beautiful pieces of architecture of its time, for its ornamental motifs.
Rua dos Bacalhoeiros, 10
This building, which façade is made of diamond shaped stones, is quite unique. Its construction is from the beginning of the XVI century, inspired in two Italian palaces: the Diamond Palace (Ferrara) and the Bevilacqua (Bologna).
Rua Mesquita, 2
A Mesquita Central de Lisboa é a sede da comunidade islâmica portuguesa e divide-se em quatro áreas: a entrada, a sala de orações, a madraça (escola) e o minarete.
Praça do Império
Exemplar Monument of the Discoveries period glory, the maximum exponent of the Manueline style. The original drawing is by Boitaca, the architect that started the work. Built in blue limestone, it shows a façade with more than 300 meters. The south portico, with an exuberant decoration, is one of the master pieces of the flaming gothic, and the double cloister is considered one of the most beautiful in the world.
Rua Alexandre Herculano, 59
Esta é a principal sinagoga da Comunidade Israelita de Lisboa. Lançada a Primeira Pedra em 1902, a Sinagoga Shaaré-Tikvá foi inaugurada apenas em 1904, culminando um esforço de mais de 50 anos dos judeus de Lisboa.
This work, a symbol of the Portuguese expansion, is the city ex-libris. The exterior is decorated with shaped stones and the gothic salon is an austere space that was once a storage room and a prison. The private dependencies are worthy of notice for its renaissance arcade and the panoramic view.
Largo da Sé
It is a mixture of architectonical styles, as a result of several remodelling. You may visit the gothic cloister and the treasure, with a collection of varied silver objects, vestments, images, manuscripts and relics related to Saint Vicente. The front has a church porch and a portal with four primitive Romanic archivolts.
Raised at the time of the Exposição do Mundo Português, the pompous Padrão, designed by Leopoldo de Almeida, it is set on a wind rose and its caravel shaped drawing is creative. Inside the monument, a lift goes up to the sixth floor, where you find the access to a terrace from which you have a great view over the river and Belém. The attics lodge temporary exhibitions.
Cais das Naus
Built on the Tagus riverside, the tower has 145 meters height. It has a restaurant at 100 meters and a panoramic terrace at 104 meters.