Attractions

Attractions in LisbonBefore visiting Paris we all know that once there we better visit the Eiffel Tower. Before traveling to London most of us know that Big Ben is the famous clock tower located along the Thames River. As we visit Rome we know that the Colosseum is among the most famous attractions in town, and in Prague the Charles Bridge is the most famous of the sights in town. But, before arriving to Lisbon most people do not really have a clue about what to visit and which are the most famous attractions in town.

That is why we will introduce you to the most famous attractions in Lisbon on this page, so that you will be prepared as you arrive to Lisbon, and so that you can know which places are worth visiting and which are the must-see attractions in Lisbon.

If you have little time then a river cruise in Lisbon is a good investment, because from the boat you will be able to see many of the attractions, if not close up, then at least from a distance. Another good activity is one of the hop-on hop-off sightseeing buses or maybe a private guided tour. But, if you have time for yourself, walk around, travel around with public transportation and discover these Lisbon attractions for yourself!

Attractions in Lisbon

Cristo Rei

Cristo Rei
If you would just see a picture somewhere on the Internet of Cristo Rei you would probably believe that the picture origins from the Christ statue located in Rio. However, the Cristo Rei statue has turned into one of the famous landmarks and attractions in Lisbon, so when you come...

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Vasco da Gama bridge

Vasco da Gama bridge
Do you want to see the longest bridge in all of Europe? Then you better head of to Lisbon and to the Parque des Nacoes. The bridge is really impressive as you see it close up, and even cooler as you travel across it. The construction of the bridge started...

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25 de Abril bridge

25 de Abril bridge
If you want to trick some friends, then you should go to Lisbon and take a picture of yourself with the 25 de Abril bridge in the background. Then you can update the picture to a social media site and do not write anything about where the picture is taken,...

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Jerónimos Monastery

Jerónimos Monastery
If you want to see a beautiful building and church in Lisbon, then the SA Cathedral is nice, but the Jeronios Monastery is much nicer (at least that is what we think). This building was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list back in 1983, and it for sure...

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Belem tower

Belem tower
The Belem tower is the most popular attraction in Lisbon, at least according to some sources claiming it to be the most popular object in Lisbon to make pictures of. It is located very close to the Jeronimos Monastery and together with the monastery it was made a UNESCO World...

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Discoveries monument

Discoveries monument
As you visit Belem you might go there to visit the Jeronimos Monastery and the Tower of Belem, but you will get a bonus attraction included in the visit and that is the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, also known as the Monument to the Discoveries. The monument is located on the...

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São Jorge Castle

São Jorge Castle
The castle in Lisbon which carries the name Sao Jorge Castle is one of the main attractions in the Portuguese capital. It is located on a hill surrounded by walls and with a beautiful view towards the Tagus river. The first fortification was built on the hill about 50 Before...

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