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Wonderful sights delight walkers at every turn in this culturally rich and charming part of Lisbon, which through its architecture reminds visitors of its Visigothic roots, Arabic influence and fishing port heritage.
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“narrow streets” (472 reviews)
“fado museum” (53 reviews)
“old lisbon” (154 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Lisbon, Portugal
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
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Reviewed yesterday

Prepare yourselves for nice views and uphills. There are loads of things to see and try on the way. Check jinjhino cherry liqueur in a chocolate edible cup and note down some nice restaurants.

Thank Hotelz001
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful neighborhood. Amazing streets you can get lost in It has scenic view on the entire city and cute places to dine and to listen to Fado. The only disadvantage is the need to climb in the narrow streets everywhere The are...More

Thank rotem t
Reviewed 3 days ago

Decide to walk around alfama without really knowing where you are and with the idea to head up to the castle. And meander your way back down. No need to be particularly organized, although make a point to stop at the fado museum. x

Thank Littlealba
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth a walk round Alfama and up to the castle. Lovely narrow streets, little cafes and restaurants.

Thank EastSussexSuzy
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you like ruins, old castles, loads of steep walking hills, little cafés and wonderful sunsets, this is a place for you

Thank j0se12345678
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best area in Lisbon. Old street, castle, shops. restaurants & fantastic view over the city. watch out for pick pocketing- they are everywhere

Thank Villa57
Reviewed 5 days ago

The tram can take most of the strain up the hill, followed by a small climb to the highest points, but the climb is not essential. Views are excellent and the walk down to the port can take you through many small side streets which...More

Thank Pete_Gill_W
Reviewed 5 days ago

You have to be prepared for an uphill walk. Very nice buildings, great atmosphere - like during the 18-19th century.

Thank Emanuel S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Feed your wanderlust by taking a stroll amidst the historical neighbourhood that is not at all touristy.

Thank Sylvester H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love the little lanes and alleys up the hill. We hired a tuk tuk to take us up the hill. Our guide was a history teacher so he could tell us abit of the history about the Alfama. He also brought us to this lookout...More

Thank brikette
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
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11 December 2017|
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Response from Garry D | Reviewed this property |
It will be challenging and stressing. However, using the metro system you might barely see Alfama. I wouldn't do it if I only had 3 hours
22 September 2017|
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Response from Coops2011 | Reviewed this property |
We walked everywhere. Yes it can be steep but if you are fit and able, you see so much more when walking. The breeze from the river kept the temperature to a comfortable level even on a hot day. Trams look very crowded with... More