Castelo de São Jorge
Towering dramatically above Lisbon, the hilltop fortifications of Castelo de São Jorge sneak into almost every snapshot. These smooth...
Largo das Portas do Sol
This original Moorish gateway affords stunning angles over Alfama’s jumble of red rooftops and pastel-coloured houses, underscored by...
Museu de Artes Decorativas
Set in a petite 17th-century palace, the Museu de Artes Decorativas creaks under the weight of treasures including blingy French...
Bar das Imagens
With a terrace affording vertigo-inducing views over the city, this tiny bar serves potent Cuba libres and other well-prepared cocktails.
Part of the Chapitô arts cooperative, this tree-filled courtyard hums with arty types tucking into tapas or barbecued steaks. Zebra and...
Olisipónia is an exhibition with multilingual commentary about Lisbon’s history. It uses a video wall to jazz up the already gripping history, but glosses over anything unpalatable (did anyone say slave trade?).