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Address: Rua Coelho da Rocha 16 | Campo de Ourique, Lisbon 1250-088, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 391 3270
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Quite an interesting visit. Unfortunately, there was a school group visiting the house and since the place is rather small, we couldn't enjoy the visit in detail. There's a cafe... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite an interesting visit. Unfortunately, there was a school group visiting the house and since the place is rather small, we couldn't enjoy the visit in detail. There's a cafe at the back of the house so we opted to spend some time there while the students finished their visit.

Thank AWanderingLondoner
Chania Town, Greece
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had a quick stop at Pessoa's museum, and we pretty much enjoyed it. Nice multimedia content on the top floor, nice gift shop and big library at the ground floor, very nice service from the staff but not much to see.

Thank Babis1983
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

After seeing the Saramago Museum, I hung on to my ticket to get a discount to see Casa Fernando Pessoa, Portugal's great modern poet. I have to admit this was a little more challenging to find. It was off the usual tourist path (northwest of Cathedral Estrela) needed the help of some locals. But once you find the street, the... More 

Thank DavidTAC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I should open this review by saying I knew nothing about Fernando Pessoa before a recent holiday in Lisbon, and this house served to pique my interest and encourage me to find out more about him. Painted white, the building offers a very calm and cool environment. To the uninitiated, it is interesting to see some of Pessoa's words painted... More 

Thank travellightScotland
Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I like to immerse myself in local culture wherever I visit. I'd never heard of Fernando Pessoa until I saw his statue outside of the Brasiliria Cafe so I set about to find out who he was. He's one of Portugal's most famous and favorite poets. The museum was clean and well maintained and easy to navigate. A guide or... More 

Thank yumaborn
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

A must see place. Great multimedial content, Pessoa's room and personal belongings and library. Very kind personnel and free wifi (pass: casafp2013). Entrance fee is 3 euro/person and it gives you benefits for entrance at Fundacao J. SARAMAGO for only 1 euro.

Thank naidalindov
City of Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Pessoa explained Lisbon like no other writer has written about their native city. The museum is small, well organized, with timely temporary exhibitions.

Thank enric b
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

I love fernando pessoa as a writer and i was very excited to go and see this place.. The building is the original where the writer use to live but the only thing they keept the same is the bedroom with the original furniture and aime personal objects all the rest was modified..thers nothing extremely interesting inside...theres some nice paintings... More 

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Napoli, Italia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

The great poet has been living in this house just few years, from 1920 to his death (1935). Here are exposed some suggestive objects belonged to him: his typewriter, his glasses and some notebooks. His personal library was not particularly rich: just 1,200 books. But there’s a virtual library too, well done, and the portrait that the artist José de... More 

Thank Giuseppe R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

You will love this cultural center! It is not a museum, per se. But an archive and interpretation of Pessoa's contributions to Portugal and literature. I highly recommend the guided tour which is performed by passionate guides who live and breath Pessoa scholarship. The bookstore and library are amazing resources also.

Thank Daughterofsunset

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