Lisbon District

Travel Guide
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Walk cobblestone streets, listen to the soulful tunes of local musicians and enjoy fresh seafood in the capital of Portugal.

Lisbon’s streets are lined with medieval architecture and whitewashed houses, but the city is also well known for its thriving contemporary cultural scene. The capital of Portugal has great weather and laidback locals and is a popular holiday destination year-round.

Stroll the narrow cobblestone streets of the historic Alfama district to admire the medieval buildings, churches and small squares. Visit the Castle of São Jorge, located on a hill above the Alfama district, to hear musicians playing guitars and serenading visitors. The Portuguese are known for their love of music and bands play in bars and on the street. Listen to soulful balladeers play fado (“fate”), a style of music invented in Lisbon.

Explore the streets of the elegant Chiado neighborhood, which are lined with colorful tiled mansions and boutiques. Rest in a café and eat traditional dishes such as bacalhau (salted cod). Lisbon is situated along the Atlantic Ocean and seafood is one of the city’s specialties. Try catch-of-the-day specials including octopus, sea bass and sardines.

Indulge in coffee and pastries at the world-famous Pastéis de Belem. Join the long lines of locals and visitors waiting to try the thin flaky crust and warm egg-custard center of a pastel de nata, Lisbon’s signature pastry.

Discover a broad array of museums. The Gulbenkian Museum houses some 6,000 artifacts and artworks from Rome, Greece, the Far East and Europe. The newly expanded Museum of Design and Fashion offers an eclectic mix of exhibits portraying the history of 20th-century design and fashion.

The Maritime Museum pays homage to Portugal’s long nautical history, with exhibits of boats and maps dating back to the 1800s. To view fish and sea life from all over the world, visit the Lisbon Oceanarium. This is one of the largest indoor aquariums in Europe, with more than 8,000 fish, birds, mammals and ocean invertebrates.

Lisbon is just a short flight from most European destinations. The airport is 4 miles (10 kilometers) north of the city center. Once here, get around using the underground subway system, buses or above-ground trains. Walking is also a great way to discover the many bars and restaurants hidden in the city’s alleyways.

Where to stay in Lisbon District

Hotel Star Inn Lisbon Aeroporto
Hotel Star Inn Lisbon Aeroporto
3 out of 5
Aeroporto Internacional Lisboa, Rua C-2, Lisbon, 1749-125
The price is Rs8,444 per night from 9 Jun to 10 Jun
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Lisbon. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a free airport shuttle. Our guests praise the breakfast and the WiFi in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,329 reviews)
"Excellent location, great service, good bar"

Reviewed on 14 May 2022

Hotel Star Inn Lisbon Aeroporto
Radisson Blu Hotel
Radisson Blu Hotel
4 out of 5
Avenida Marechal Craveiro Lopes, 390, Campo Grande, Lisbon, 1749-009
The price is Rs8,672 per night from 22 May to 23 May
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Lisbon. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and free airport drop-off. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,080 reviews)
"Staff very friendly. Eduardo at reception was especially kind!"

Reviewed on 15 May 2022

Radisson Blu Hotel
Corinthia Lisbon
Corinthia Lisbon
5 out of 5
Avenida Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro, 105, Lisbon, 1099-031
The price is Rs18,390 per night from 22 May to 23 May
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Lisbon. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 bars/lounges and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful staff in their ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (976 reviews)
"Espectacular !! Precioso y la mejor atención del staff !!!"

Reviewed on 2 May 2022

Corinthia Lisbon
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Lisbon Serviced Apartments Santos
Lisbon Serviced Apartments Santos
4 out of 5
Calçada Marquês de Abrantes, nº 24, Lisbon, Lisbon, 1200-267
The price is Rs8,896 per night from 29 May to 30 May
Stay at this 4-star apartment in Lisbon. Enjoy free WiFi, daily housekeeping and a flat-screen TV. Our guests praise the convenient parking in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (154 reviews)
"The apartment was perfect: clean, fully stocked, furniture was updated and modern, windows opened, lights plentiful, outlets on all walls, tv with cable, dishwasher, oven, updated bath with large shower. Location was excellent, could walk all over the neighborhood, restaurants & shopping nearby. ..."

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2022

Lisbon Serviced Apartments Santos
Upon Lisbon Prime Residences
Upon Lisbon Prime Residences
4 out of 5
Rua Luciana Stegagno Picchio, 12, Lisbon, Lisbon, 1549-023
The price is Rs13,431 per night from 14 Jun to 15 Jun
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Lisbon. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and breakfast. Our guests praise the restaurant and the comfy ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (493 reviews)
"Very nice place with friendly staff. Great pool!"

Reviewed on 13 May 2022

Upon Lisbon Prime Residences
Lisbon Serviced Apartments Baixa Castelo
Lisbon Serviced Apartments Baixa Castelo
5 out of 5
Rua dos Fanqueiros, 136, Lisbon, 1100-331
The price is Rs10,045 per night from 25 May to 26 May
Stay at this 5-star luxury apartment in Lisbon. Enjoy free WiFi, daily housekeeping and dry cleaning or laundry services. Our guests praise the helpful staff ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (557 reviews)
"Great apartment, great building in a perfect location. Waking distance to most things, close to the water. Grocery store next door."

Reviewed on 16 Apr 2022

Lisbon Serviced Apartments Baixa Castelo
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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