Why To Visit Lisbon?

Lisbon is the largest city in Portugal, renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and classic European architecture. The city is built on seven hills and has many stunning viewpoints and charming narrow alleys. It lies at the mouth of the River Tejo and enjoys an average of more than three hundred sunny days a year. It has pink pastel buildings, Fado music, and charming cafés that will spellbind you at first sight. Cropping up across the city are hip restaurants, speakeasy bars, and stimulating museums, all of which are executed to European perfection. This cosmopolitan city offers visitors tons of culture, history, and beach life. Its monuments and buildings celebrate the voyages of famous explorers like Vasco da Gama. You can climb up to Miradouro da Graça to enjoy the magnificent views of the city and head to the Time Out Market to savor the delicious culinary offerings.

Lisbon is also renowned for its exciting nightlife, so whether you want to sip refreshing drinks while listening to chartbuster songs or want to dance the night away, you'll not be disappointed here. The city also houses the oldest bookstore, the Livraria Bertrand, which opened its door in 1782. So buy the Lisbon City Pass now to uncover the best that the city has to offer!

Top Lisbon Attractions Tickets

Lisbon City Pass gives you access to the most iconic attractions like the National Palace of Sintra, Pena Palace, Monserrate Palace & Park, and Moorish Castle. These attractions are a symbol of the city and will gravitate you with their unique architecture and splendor.

One of the most popular attractions in Moscow is the National Palace of Sintra, an iconic medieval building that was built in the ninth century as the Moorish governor's palatial residence. Head to Pena Palace to witness an explosion of scenic beauty and architectural brilliance, and visit Monserrate Palace & Park to see the collection of religious art pieces by Francis Cook. Lisbon Pass also gives you access to Moorish Castle, a fortification that was founded in the tenth century by the Moors. Learn about the lives of the Portuguese Royal Family at the National Palace of Queluz & Gardens and get up close and personal with more than eight thousand marine creatures at Oceanário de Lisboa.

National Palace of Sintra
National Palace of Sintra Tickets
Monserrate Palace
Monserrate Palace & Park
National Palace of Queluz
National Palace of Queluz & Gardens
Oceanário de Lisboa
Oceanário de Lisboa

Lisbon Museum Tickets

Purchase the Lisbon Pass and get admission to some of the most popular museums like Museum Benfica Cosme Damião, National Tile Museum, Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology, and Museu do Fado. These museums give you a glimpse of the city's glorious past and profound culture.

You can visit Museum Benfica Cosme Damião, one of the most famous football museums in the world, where you can see players' outfits, club trophies, documents, club souvenirs, and photos. Head to National Tile Museum to see an extensive collection of decorative tiles and visit Museu Calouste Gulbenkian to discover the remarkable collection amassed by Calouste Gulbenkian. Lisbon Pass also gives you access to MUDE (Museu do Design e da Moda), which displays the history of fashion and style starting from the 1930s till today. See temporary exhibitions of more than two hundred and fifty Portuguese artists at the Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology (MAAT) and learn about the traditional Portuguese melancholic style of folk songs at Museu do Fado. Satisfy your art cravings by visiting Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga and see the collection assembled by José Berardo at Museu Coleção Berardo. You can also discover the fantastic universe of puppets and marionettes at Museu da Marioneta.

Museum Benfica Cosme Damião
Museum Benfica Cosme Damião
National Museum of the Azulejo
National Tile Museum
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
Museu do Design e da Moda
MUDE (Museu do Design e da Moda)
Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT)Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT)
MAAT
Museu Do Fado
Museu do Fado
Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga
Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga
Museu Coleção Berardo
Museu Coleção Berardo
Museu da Marioneta
Museu da Marioneta

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How To Reach
  • By Air: Aeroporto da Portela is the largest international airport in Portugal, situated between Loures and Lisbon. It connects Portugal to other parts of the world via airlines like Aegean Airlines, Air Europa, Aigle Azur, Air France, Royal Air Maroc, Emirates, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Vueling, Lufthansa, Transavia France, and Iberia. From the airport, you can take a city bus or taxi to Lisbon.

  • By Train: Lisbon has two main stations, Santa Apolonia and Gare do Oriente, from where you can book trains to Braga, Porto, Faro, Coimbra, and Madrid.

FAQ's

What are the best attractions to see in Lisbon?

    • Jerónimos Monastery: Jerónimos Monastery was built in 1502 and is an excellent example of Manueline (Portuguese Gothic) architecture. It holds the tombs of poet Luís de Camões and explorer Vasco da Gama.

    • Belém Tower: The Belém Tower was built in a Manueline style by the Portuguese sculptor and architect Francisco de Arruda. It was used to defend the city, but later on, it was transformed into a customs house and lighthouse.

    • St. George's Castle: This is a medieval castle and a restored version of the Moorish construction. It has a small archeological museum and a chapel that has hosted many royal weddings and funerals.

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