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Lisboa Story Centre

Terreiro do Paco, 78- 81, Lisbon 1100-148, Portugal
+351 21 194 1099
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An eyeopener

Never known that Lisbon had to suffer such a big earthquake in 1755. Because of that the center of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
LenOudshoorn
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Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
A must-see if you haven't read about the city history

If you have not taken the time to read the history of the city, a visit here is absolutely a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Asambasamba t
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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Terreiro do Paco, 78- 81, Lisbon 1100-148, Portugal
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Never known that Lisbon had to suffer such a big earthquake in 1755. Because of that the center of Lisbon was rebuilt in the way and layout as it is now. Marques de Pombal was the great initiator of the rebuilding and he did an...More

Thank LenOudshoorn
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you have not taken the time to read the history of the city, a visit here is absolutely a recommendation before you go to the rest of the city center! Knowing the history of the city really helps to put all else you see...More

Thank Asambasamba t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So interesting, so fascintating, so beautiful! Definitely do it, incredible effects and awesome presentation, loved every moment

Thank Dylan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We all really enjoyed this Story centre, which gives a wonderful context to the history of Lisbon. I learnt a lot! The headphone commentary is well-pitched, just slightly repetitive but it has to cover all audiences, and the visuals are fun. The earthquake room is...More

Thank Nik1007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ancient Lisbon is full of stories, legends, ceremonies, and history, all of which together create a character, something wider than one can perceive from a tourist-touristy tour of desirable sites, impressive and pleasant as it may be. The Lisbon Story Center bridges visitors and the...More

Thank Yair1515
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am Portuguese and I live in Lisbon. I knew some Lisbon history, but I learned a lot from the visit. The audio guide is automatically activated whenever we advance in the exposition. It takes patience and hope they just tell the whole story of...More

Thank Luis R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This interactive experience was a great way to start your visit to Losbon. The tourist info centre too was very helpful. Pay an extra euro and go to the top of the arch nearby for amazing views of the city and River!

Thank Liane M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great intro to Lisbon history, presented with good display and audio. Never knew about the earthquake and tsunami - that alone was worth the attendance. Free entry with lisbon card. Go early - line does form. Right on main plaza, easy access.

Thank twoscratchy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. It gives a great introduction to Lisbon so history and our young kids liked it to. It's modern and we'll run.

Thank zurichgrad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The story of Lisbon in a multi-media format, ideal for history buffs. They also have a small souvenir shop there. Free entry with the Lisboa card.

Thank docboy
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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
...More
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