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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.

Aquarium
“The Lisbon Oceanarium is located in the Parque das Nações, which was the exhibition grounds for the Expo '98. It is the largest indoor aquarium in Europe. Their Mission: To encourage people to learn more about the oceans and make all citizens aware of their duty to conserve their natural heritage, by changing their behaviour.”
  • 161 locals recommend
Garden
“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
Neighborhood
“One of our favourite neighbourhoods for shopping, eating out or simply to go for a walk Trendy, vibrant and with amazing places to visit”
  • 146 locals recommend
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.”
  • 138 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The name of this shopping center is a tribute to Christopher Columbus. The architecture of the space, as well as its original decoration, were adapted to the time of the Portuguese discoveries, one of the most important periods in the history of Portugal. The squares and streets inside the center have names alluding to the 16th century, such as the Avenue of the Discoveries and the Tropic of Cancer Square. It has enough commerce, clothes shops, food stores, stationery, a chapel, a hypermarket, etc. It also has cinemas, sporadic exhibitions, and gardens with several restaurants. It is now the largest shopping center in the Iberian Peninsula with a total of 338 stores and 6.326 parking spaces.”
  • 115 locals recommend
General Entertainment
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“Previously an industrial district of the city, it popped up a few years ago as an incredible "Cultural Factory". You must go there and browse around the architects' and designers' show rooms, fashion shops, coffee shops, restaurants and maybe attend an art exhibition or a concert in this extraordinary community of Arts!”
  • 218 locals recommend
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. ”
  • 176 locals recommend
Government Building
“Great natural space. Children amazing park and also lots of walking/biking paths.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“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”
  • 175 locals recommend
Museum
“A great journey around the history of Portuguese tiles, and a fantastic church to visit. ”
  • 120 locals recommend
Museum
“The Fado Museum tells a story hundreds of years old with the help of music, photographs, musical instruments, posters or typical costumes for an immersive journey through the heart of Lisbon.”
  • 123 locals recommend
Museum
“The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology is a contemporary art museum in Lisbon, Portugal that crosses three areas in a space of debate, discovery, critical thinking and international dialogue.”
  • 121 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!”
  • 109 locals recommend
Winery
“Lisbon Cathedral is one of the city's gems and one of the most significant monuments in the country, due to its historical, religious and artistic value. Its construction began in 1147, when the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques, reconquered the city from the Moors. ”
  • 166 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square) used to be the location of the royal palace, until it was destroyed in 1755 by the Great Earthquake. The royal family moved to another residence in the district of Belem, and the new arcaded buildings became the entry port of the city. Its north side hosts a triumphal arch and one of the city's legendary cafes, Café Martinho da Arcada, a favourite for writers Fernando Pessoa, Almeida Garrett and Eça de Queiroz. The centre of the square boasts the statue of King José I, which is 14 meters high”
  • 126 locals recommend
Hotel
“Parque das Naçoes ( 7,6 km from Vila Queiros). Getting There Metro: Red Line to Oriente. Bus: Lines 5, 25, 28, 44, 708, 750, 759, 782 or 794 to Oriente Parque das Nações Attractions Oceanarium - An odyssey of sea creatures in a state-of-the-art building. *Vasco da Gama Bridge - One of the world's longest bridges. *Oriente Station - A stunning modern station. *Pleasant gardens and lawns to sit and admire the magnificence of the bridge and the river. *Portugal Pavillion - A gravity-defying structure. *Atlantic Pavillion - A UFO-like arena. *Lisbon Casino - A modern, stylish casino. *Interactive Science Museum - Scientific exhibits with cutting-edge technology. *Vasco da Gama Tower - The city's tallest building with a panoramic viewing platform.”
  • 93 locals recommend