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Old Lisbon: Alfama and São Jorge neighbours 3-Hour Walking Tour
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“narrow streets” (482 reviews)
“old lisbon” (157 reviews)
“fado museum” (54 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Lisbon, Portugal
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took a tour of the area. Not lots to see. Some nice graffiti. Even with a guide, not lots to add. Showed us some nice fado places so perhaps worth going just for that. Also took a tour of Belem and central Lisbon which were...More

Thank Rach E
Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful place to visit. The heart of the city and the oldest place in Lisbon. Beautiful narrow lanes going up and down hill, climbing those steep stairs and walking through those isolate lanes. simply amazing and mind blowing experience. Its a must see...More

Thank sajidsanwari
Reviewed yesterday

interested place to wonder about but you need to be prepared to go up very steep hills and down similar slopes. what a walk! incredible views but you have to be fit!

Thank Claire C
Reviewed yesterday

We stayed in one of the apartments in Alfama and it was hilly. Have to be quite fit to walk around there but you get in some really nice view.

Thank allegro383
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Alfama was very nice with cobblestone walks and quiet streets with steep hills. It is part of Lisbon. We walked to Sao Jorge Castle and thought we could get a good view of Lisbon from above. However, you must pay to get into the castle,...More

Thank bethstiers
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took a free walking tour last week with Discover Walks. A must visit of this historic district with narrow, winding streets and beautiful views. Very informative and great guide.

1  Thank RomanLydiaKlufas
Reviewed 4 days ago

bit touristic, but nice to walk around and find old restaurants with nice portuguese food, get the tram if you can

Thank luca b
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sunny day in Lisabon and specialy ind the quarter Alfama with old streets, restaurants, markets, churches. Amazing "must see" in Lisbon.

Thank izabel122015
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is maybe the most authentic neighborhood in Lisbon. We stayed there for 5 night and the only doen side was that tthere is not much public transportation. The views and restaurants are very good though.

1  Thank jurgenhaas2000
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a charming old part of Lisbon with narrow streets and fantastic views. Will recommend to visit while you are on a walking tour of the city.

Thank Alexandre S
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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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