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The Dark Heart of Lisbon

The Dark Heart of Lisbon

28 reviews
Join us after the sun sets for an evening walking tour as we explore the darker side of Lisbon's history through the winding streets of Alfama and downtown Lisbon! Lisbon is no stranger to glory and success. As one of the wealthiest and most important capitals of the 16th Century, the memories of its…
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English

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Rachel And Ian
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Guests hosted
2015
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Rachel And Ian

The Rogue Historians are a collection of historian's and archaeologists who love nothing more than to show you the best of Lisbon. Our guides are all fully licensed and experts in their respective fields. So let us introduce you to the team: Ian: Originally graduating with his Master's degree in Archaeology back in 2006, he quickly transitioned over to guiding, originally in Rome and then Lisbon. He has over a decade of experience as a guide. Rachel: Rachel studied Archaeology and Theology at Trinity College Dublin, before going on to start her M.Litt on the influences of religion on medicine in the ancient world. She has been a licensed tour guide for 10 years in the Vatican, Rome and now Lisbon. Fred: Our local boy, Fred is an incredibly passionate historian and guide, with an incredible depth of knowledge and storytelling ability.

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Where you'll be

Among the many horrors, we will hear on our evening stroll highlights will include: São Domingo and the Jewish massacre and Portuguese inquisition. Rossio, and the great earthquake of 1755. Lisbon Cathedral and the murder of the bishop of São Martinho Alfama and the former prison cell of the secret police. The tour includes a late evening stroll around one of Lisbon's most famous neighbourhoods the Alfama.

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Tue, Sep 24    From 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM.
$29 per person
8 of 10 spots left

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

More tips

The stories we discuss can be fairly graphic, under 16s are welcome at the parent's discretion.
Rachel And Ian
history walk
The Dark Heart of Lisbon
28 reviews
From $29/person
28 reviews
From $29/person