Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Lisbon

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  • Adam
    Fort Lauderdale, FL1,479 contributions
    Lisbon has so many beautiful castles and churches but it some point you become castled out. This offers a great reprieve and it is worth a visit. The number of fish and sea creatures are too many to count. You also get a sense they are well cared for and the aquarium is first class.
    Written May 20, 2022
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  • Anouck
    Berlicum, The Netherlands4 contributions
    We went with a tourguide through alfama. Little streets but very cozy. On top a beautifull view! Would recommend to go there!
    Written May 20, 2022
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  • babykong
    London, UK417 contributions
    The receptionist at my hotel said that this was the only tourist attraction in Lisbon that he would pay to get in to - and I totally agree! Such a beautiful building with lots of intricate details.

    You can buy your tickets in advance online, or buy at the venue.

    Be warned though, as there’s two queues for tickets (one for the monastery and one for the museum). Then there’s another queue further along for entrance into the monastery.

    I saw a lot of people waiting in line at the entrance, only to be turned away at the door, as they’d mistakenly assumed they were in line for ticket purchases.

    Once you exit the monastery, you can then visit the exquisite church adjacent to the monastery.

    Definitely worth visiting both of these beautiful attractions.
    Written May 22, 2022
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  • Chuck E
    Washington DC, DC49 contributions
    Excellent collection. Well displayed with good lighting. Quite a few longer explanation in English (and Portguese, presumably). As with most museums, the individual explanation cards were small and hard to read without getting very close, but the longer explanations on the wall were easier to access and were very helpful.
    Garden was not worth visiting, partially because of nearby construction of additional museum facilities.
    Written May 21, 2022
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  • Mariamanh
    Doha, Qatar679 contributions
    A must if you are into art in general and islamic art on specific. They hide a wide collection of tiles, modern, traditional etc. nice souvenirs shop and a great cafe to enjoy your coffee after you are done seeing all the great masterpieces.
    Written May 19, 2022
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  • r0maca
    Oslo, Norway120 contributions
    A wonderful open space with a view of the magnificent Tejo estuary, surrounded by monumental buildings full of history.
    Written May 17, 2022
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  • Fernando G Cardoso
    12 contributions
    Absolutely amazing stadium. An absolute party saloon. I love it. With lights on or off... With or without water... Always offer us a beautiful day.
    Written May 9, 2022
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA12,719 contributions
    Great views from this lookout and an excellent place to take a break from your walks around. Take a lot of photos here.
    Written April 29, 2022
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  • markitiki
    Orlando, FL630 contributions
    Great neighborhood to wander through during the day, but really comes to life at night. Younger crowd and great restaurants as well as unique bars scattered throughout.
    Written May 14, 2022
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA12,719 contributions
    The views here are terrific of the city below and of the castle. It is a good place to stop and rest and to take a bunch of photos.
    Written May 1, 2022
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  • Traveller of the world
    1,115 contributions
    Shopping, tourist attractions, restaurants, coffee shops, nightlife and more! Busy and fun. Lively and lot's to do. Has a great atmosphere with lot's of character. Just be careful in isolated roads late at night or early morning. There are some sketchy characters around. I was offered drugs a few times in the middle of the day! Fine otherwise.
    Written April 18, 2022
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA12,719 contributions
    This is a brand new and very large art museum with all the contemporary artists you know and lots of masterpieces. Large and beautiful display space, never feels crowded. Beautiful garden with sculpture and views of Belem. Good food venues.
    Written April 15, 2022
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  • WorldTravellerSoon
    Canada302 contributions
    We came to Parque das Nacoes on a Thursday afternoon. The area was not busy at all. It is a nice and modern area in Lisbon, which has a huge contrast from the old historic vide of Alfama.

    The previous Expo site can be easily accessed with metro red-line, train or bus. It is also next to the Vasco de Gamma Mall and Oceanarium.

    We walked along the Tagus River and enjoy looking at the Expo site and world flags. We also took a cable car to see the river and the area from a different angle. It was such an enjoyable visit.
    Written April 29, 2022
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  • WorldTravellerSoon
    Canada302 contributions
    We planned to go to Feira da Ladra, National Pantheon, St Vincent Church, St George Castle and Lisbon Cathedral on a single day. It didn't work on one day :)

    We came to National Pantheon after we visited the flea market. The entrance fee was 5 Euro. It is a bit expensive as I thought it was a church and it should be free of charge. It is no longer used as a worship place. Nevertheless it is worthwhile to see the interior and go to the terrace to see the city. You are not allowed to take picture until you pay the entrance fee.

    The interior of the building is stunning with lots of amazing design and stone work. The floor the building is made of stone / marble. It has a symmetrical design and many people put their smart phones on the center of the floor to take pictures. We were the same.

    We climbed a lot of stairs to the gallery and tried to walk around to see the interior. However, my knees felt weak because of the height. I walked about 1/3 around the circle and had to give up. We walked around the terrace several times for the panoramic view of the city. It is worth every penny of the entrance fee.
    Written April 29, 2022
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  • rngmibell
    Zephyr Cove, NV26 contributions
    Husband and I had a great time sampling beer and checking out the vendors wares. Some a little pricey, some we had seen exactly the same offerings cheaper elsewhere. But for sure worth a spin if you find yourself in the area on a Sunday.
    Written May 17, 2022
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