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Things to do in Lisbon

Uncover the beauty of Lisbon's pastel-colored buildings & quaint streets. Do not miss out on a scenic tram ride across this coastal city!

Top 10 things to do

#1

Lisbon City Cards

Gain access to Lisbon's rich heritage, vibrant neighborhoods, and stunning views

4.4 (8,546 reviews)
#2

Park and National Palace of Pena

Wander through a Romanticist masterpiece perched atop Sintra's mountains

4.4 (4,304 reviews)
#3

Jerónimos Monastery

Jerónimos Monastery is a former monastery and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Belém, Lisbon. The monastery is famed for its Manueline-style architecture, and as the final resting place of explorer Vasco da Gama.

4.4 (10,141 reviews)
#4

Oceanário de Lisboa

Embark on a marine voyage across the globe's oceans in Lisbon's architectural wonder

4.7 (4,599 reviews)
#5

National Museum of the Azulejo

Portugal's National Tile Museum is one of the most important national museums, due to its unique collection of azulejos. They represent a distinctive artistic expression of the Portuguese culture, and you'll be able to discover their meaning inside a majestic former Convento da Madre de Deus, founded in 1509 by Queen Leonor.

4.4 (8,296 reviews)
#6

Belém Tower

Belém Tower, or Torre de Belém, is a 16th-century fortification on the banks of Lisbon's River Tagus. This architectural jewel is a must-see when in the city, and is home to magical interiors, spiral staircases, a chapel, dungeons, and a beautiful view from the upper terrace. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, Belém Tower is a 15-minute walk from another Lisbon icon, Jerónimos Monastery.

4.4 (9,329 reviews)
#7

Lisbon Hop-on Hop-off Tours

Explore Lisbon at your convenience

4.4 (759 reviews)
#8

Castelo dos Mouros Sintra

Castelo dos Mouros Sintra, also known as the Castle of the Moors, is a top attraction in the district of Lisbon, located at the top of the hill overlooking the city. It was built in the 10th century and visitors can see the architectural remains of Moorish residences, artifacts from the Bronze and Iron Ages and more.

4.6 (872 reviews)
#9

Lisbon Zoo

The Lisbon Zoo, opened in 1884, was the Iberian Peninsula's first fauna and flora park. Right in the heart of Lisbon, it contains 2,000 animals from around 300 different species. Here you can enjoy a unique day out, and observe a wide range of fascinating species. By visiting the zoo, you're also contributing to their mission of conserving species and their habitats. An unforgettable day that's great for you as well as the animals!

4.6 (342 reviews)
#10

Monserrate Palace, Sintra

The Monserrate Palace was the traditional summer retreat for the Portuguese court. Visitors can explore this exotic palatial villa, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site, located near Sintra, Portugal. It's easy to reach on the train from central Lisbon.

4.8 (307 reviews)

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Lisbon Bestseller

Belém Tower: Entry Ticket

Explore Lisbon's iconic riverside wonder that stands guard over Lisbon
4.2 (1,222)
From $8.62

Hand-picked combinations

Combine Lisbon favorites. Some things are better together.

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Lisboa Card + Pena Palace

  1. Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
  2. Lisboa Card
  3. Sintra City Audio Guide

+ 1 other top thing to do

4.1 (243)
From $73.24 $68.93
—14%

Belém Bundle

  1. Belém Tower
  2. Jerónimos Monastery
  3. Audio Guide App Lisbon
4.4 (178)
From $30.16 $25.85
—14%

The Lisbon Pass

  1. Belém Tower
  2. Jerónimos Monastery
  3. Hop-on Hop-off Bus Lisbon

+ 1 other top thing to do

3.2 (4)
From $49.00 $42.00

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The Perfect Sintra Day Trip

Looking for things to do in Sintra? Hop on the train from Lisbon to Sintra and see historical castles and beautiful views! Plan out the perfect Sintra day trip, and uncover enchanting Portuguese history and beauty.

One Day in Lisbon

Discover the magic of Lisbon with the perfect one-day itinerary. From indulging in delectable Portuguese cuisine to soaking in breathtaking views from miradouros (viewpoints) to seeing the sights via hop-on hop-off Lisbon buses, Lisbon will leave you enchanted and longing for more.

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