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Castelo de S. Jorge

Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo, Lisbon 1100-129, Portugal
+351 21 880 0620
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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“castle walls” (288 reviews)
“nice castle” (101 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo, Lisbon 1100-129, Portugal
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
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+351 21 880 0620
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice view but little else. Missed opportunity for education and appreciation of what actually happened here. Absence of displays (visual or audio) compared to other castles visited over the years. Kids were bored.

Thank yorob2017
Reviewed yesterday

We got there early just as it opened. We were glad we did as we had the chance to walk around without crowds. We also walked up from Rossio, It was a pleasant walk but you can get the tram. However, you miss out on...More

Thank suewright180
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice The camera obscura is worth waiting for. Must see when you visit Lisbon Vieuwpoint is amazing.

Thank Rolf J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Another must-see attraction. Stop off at the square with statue of Sao Miguel first to take in the view and prepare to take lots of pictures and selfies! Then head to the Castle. Lots of walking and climbing!

Thank Oiling
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit but quite a trip to get there as have to go via the 28 tram and it is a bit rough. But certainly an experience. Castle so old and views amazing

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a lovely stroll to the castle, tickets were cheap to purchase and the wait wasn't very long. The grounds are lovely with stunning views of Lisbon, it took us a good couple of hours to walk around, it was quite busy. I would...More

Thank Vee K
Reviewed 2 days ago

We got there 0845 on Saturday morning and were first in the ticket queue (opens 0900). Perfect timing. We were done by 1000 having had great views and photos, and we enjoyed the little museum. The castle itself is not very interesting.

Thank Alpaca19
Reviewed 2 days ago

A peaceful interlude in a busy city,splendid 360 view,worth the time.Very well preserved,shows defined eras of occupation

Thank john F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Its quite a walk we got an Uber up there for £4. Get there early to avoid queues and when its quiet and not over crowded. The views are amazing and the castle is great. You can walk around some of the walls. Watch out...More

Thank dawnsietay79
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the castle, and it was surprisingly good, with a generous mix of restored and original ruins. Lots of high walls to explore and superb vistas of Lisbon to capture great photos. Well done, one of the better castles we’ve visited.

Thank Ted H
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Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
...More
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Laura J
11 August 2017|
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Response from Nadia G | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Sure, the view is lovely, you can see all the center of Lisbon and also the bridges!
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Maggie S
11 July 2017|
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Response from gem1968 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there you can buy them just up at the Castle. There was a queue but it didn't take long to get to the ticket office. Adult 8.50 Euro, there were family tickets but not sure the prices. Well worth the visit.
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Fenneke H
23 June 2017|
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Response from Fivegirls2000 | Reviewed this property |
Went first thing in the morning. No line
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