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“Majestic Lisbon Chateau - Castelo de S. Jorge”

Castelo de S. Jorge
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$60.69*
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Ranked #19 of 422 things to do in Lisbon
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Open 7 days a week, Castelo de S. Jorge is now a place where you can enjoy our heritage, get to know a little about Lisboa’s History at the Permanent Exhibition, explore the traces of the Moorish neighbourhood dating back from the 11th century at the Archaeological Site, discover yet unseen sights over the city on the Camera Obscura, stroll across the gardens and the belvederes, take a break at the Cafe do Castelo, participate of the guided tours or other didactical activities, or simply be enchanted by music, theatre, dancing and the talk shops on heritage that liven up your days at this remarkable Monument in Lisboa.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
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“Majestic Lisbon Chateau - Castelo de S. Jorge”
Reviewed November 23, 2012

Castelo de S. Jorge, em Lisboa, Portugal

Beautiful and magestic,with overview to all Lisbon and other litte povoations around.
We can see Left Side of Lisbon, the Tejo River so blue...
The green at City, beautiful sights.
It´s one of the highers points of the city, so we can see everithing, the uptown, all the Lisbon hills.
It was here, in this castle, that our first king, D. Afonso Henriques conquered our city.

Visited September 2012
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Lisbon, Portugal
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“Beautiful see sight”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

From the São Jorge Castle you can view magnificent sights of Lisbon, really impressive. On the side near D. Afonso Henriques statue you can see a breathtaking view on the Terreiro do Paço Square, the Tejo river and 25 de Abril Bridge. On the other side allows you to see the Martim Moniz Square and the slope of the belvedere of São Pedro de Alcantara. Also do not miss a visit in the late afternoon to watch the sunset. The price of entry to the castle is exaggerated. Tour not to be missed.

Visited July 2012
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“amazing place”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

one of the best sight seeing of Lisbon.

panoramic view . read the heritage of Portugal.

The castle is the highest point at the city and is but do not visible from everywhere..

Visited November 2012
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Granite Bay, California
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“St. George's Castle”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

What an amazing castle. We took the funicular part way up and then were astounded by the preservation of the castle. Definitely used as a fortification--the walls and entire castle were well preserved. Our favorite site in Lisbon.

Visited November 2012
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“Spectacular Views”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

The pheasants who wander throughout the castle.The views are wonderful, we walked along the ramparts and sat under a tree to savour the atmosphere.

Visited October 2012
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