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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
“A true paradise in the middle of the city, this is a great hangout spot for families. In the summer, it sometimes has live music.”
  • 218 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
History Museum
“It has a unique collection of coaches, with fine 18th century specimens exuberantly decorated with paintings and gilded carving.”
  • 118 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“It is one of the largest shopping centres in Europe, with more than 340 shops, and a common meeting spot for locals. Its decoration invokes the Portuguese Discoveries and it is a must visit for those who come to Lisbon. In Colombo Shopping centre, you will find stores like Fnac, Sephora, MAC Cosmetics, Disney Store, Rolex, Michael Kors, Longchamp, among many others. In this space, there are more than 60 restaurants, cinemas with an IMAX room and recreational areas where you can play bowling.”
  • 118 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“i will make check in for you guys so i will be there to have a chat with you about this amazing place.”
  • 224 locals recommend
“This museum is unequalled anywhere in the world. It tells the story of the tile in Portugal from its first uses on 16th century walls to the present day”
  • 126 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
“i will make check in for you guys so i will be there to have a chat with you about this amazing place.”
  • 127 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Arts & Crafts Store
“Chiado is an elegant and bohemian neighborhood in Lisbon, between Bairro Alto and Baixa Pombalina. It is frequently compared to Paris’ Montmartre district, rebuilt after it was destroyed by a fire in 1998. The most famous streets are Rua do Carmo, which houses the ruins of a church by the same name and Rua Garrett, in the centre of Chiado. The square and its surrounding streets are full of famous cafés, theatres and museums. ”
  • 177 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Scenic Viewpoint
“The Miradouro de Santa Catarina, belongs to the parish of São Paulo is a Portuguese parish of the municipality of Lisbon, near the historical district of Bairro Alto. This belvedere located on one of the hills of the old town has a breathtaking view over the Tagus River and the south bank of this”
  • 176 locals recommend
“This cultural space has a permanent exhibition, a temporary exhibition space, a documentation center, a thematic store, an auditorium, a restaurant and the Museum School, where Portuguese guitar and Fado guitar courses are taught, and where It is possible to attend a seminar for lyricists. The school also has a rehearsal office for interpreters.”
  • 124 locals recommend
Department Store
“The newly opened food court on the 7th floor has some of Lisbon's best chefs -- the view is nicer and it's less busy than the Timeout Market (Mercado da Ribeira) and there is even our favourite ice cream place Nannarella!”
  • 110 locals recommend
“Its construction began in the second half of the twelfth century, after the conquest of the city from the Moors by D. Afonso Henriques, and today presents itself as a mixture of architectural styles. It has been classified as a National Monument since 1910.”
  • 168 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
“Original? Bold? Burlesque? ... In Lisbon we live love, and in this space we feel that originality also celebrates it. Pensão Amor has a bar where there are different shows, whether burlesque, jazz concerts, theatre plays or DJs. There are also corners and corners for the more shy, tasty cocktails, conversations and different entertainment every day.”
  • 125 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
“One of Lisbon´s postcard places! Príncipe Real neighborhood is one of the city’s most iconic spots, located just above the historical center of Lisbon. In this neighborhood, you will definitely find the major best Lisbon has to offer. Not only it is amazingly popular amongst local residents who enjoy its balanced rhythm between tranquility and rollick, but foreigners and travelers who visit Lisbon seem to can’t help falling in love with this place. A must go sightseeing place is Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara which is an astonishing high spot of one Lisbon’s hills scenic viewpoint, where you will be undoubtedly overwhelmed by the magnificent sight over Lisbon, both during the daylight or by night. It is also a perfect location to visit other attractive neighborhoods nearby like Bairro Alto, Chiado or Cais do Sodré towards the south. In the closer surroundings you can discover intimate Fado houses, typical restaurants, cafes, bars and other beautiful viewpoints from which you can see the Tagus River (which by the way, you can walk by it and even dip your feet in, historical monuments, squares and churches. Castelo de São Jorge, Alfama and Mouraria are also at easy walking distance and from there you can enjoy the sunshine and admire the splendid colors of our vibrant city. If you want to experiment the Lisbon nightlife, you are in the right place. The neighborhood is known for its steep and narrow streets with bars and restaurants at every corner, as for its young and lively crowd, very similiar to Bairro Alto! Locals always meet there when they are expecting magnificient well spent days! Or nights!!! ”
  • 156 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
“The National Pantheon, located in the historic area of Santa Clara, occupies the building originally intended for the church of Santa Engrácia, hosting the tombs of large figures of Portuguese history. Near the place is held on Tuesdays and Saturdays, the traditional Feira da Ladra.”
  • 58 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Bus Stop
“Every world-class city has one—a shopping area who’s name alone is recognized for haute couture, high-end jeans and fine fragrances. Rodeo Drive. Fifth Avenue. Mayfair. Champs-Elysees. Ginza. Lisbon’s Avenida da Liberdade certainly deserves to join the list.”
  • 137 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“The São Pedro look point of Alcântara is located in the Bairro Alto district, close to the upper terminus of the Elevador da Gloria Funicular. The viewpoint is split over two charming terraces and provides wonderful views over central Lisbon and the castle. ”
  • 158 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences