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Wonderful sights delight walkers at every turn in this culturally rich and charming part of Lisbon, which through its architecture reminds visitors of its Visigothic roots, Arabic influence and fishing port heritage.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
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“narrow streets” (472 reviews)
“fado museum” (53 reviews)
“old lisbon” (154 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Lisbon, Portugal
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time just wondering around the little streets of Alfama. There was always the next "around the corner" to explore, never disappointing. Highly recomended to spent a few hours here, in combination with a visit to Castelo de S.Jorge. If walking is...More

Thank traveggie
Reviewed yesterday

A day in Alfama walking up and down narrow alleys, sight seeing, eating, drinking, cafes, shops and friendly people actually brings you close to understanding Portugal and should the your Day 1 in your itinerary in Lisbon

Thank SurajShah
Reviewed 2 days ago

During the day, there isn't much going on here. In fact, it looks run down and creepy. However, I happened to be here on a Thursday night during "Dia de Portugal" weekend, which is the equivalent to 4th of July and Bastile day...at night the...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 days ago

That's the one word that explains this neighbourhood in Lisbon the best. Its right out of a story book, quaint, characteristic, beautiful and filled with colours. I fell in love with Alfama on my first visit and could back there again and again and not...More

Thank Ektabab
Reviewed 3 days ago

The view is absolutely amazing! This is a must do if you go to Lisbon! Definitely my preferred spot in the city

Thank Lily-Umtn
Reviewed 3 days ago

A terrific neighborhood right in Lisbon. It has hotels, restaurants and shops all throughout. We walked much of it up and down hills and felt safe except for the traffic of small fast cars and speeding motorcycles. The people you pass by are friendly and...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you go to Lisbon and you don´t visit Alfama, you actually don´t know Lisbon. To me and my wife this place has a particular charm. You can do anything: eat, wonder arround, drink, take scenic pictures. Everything,

Thank Albert G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice part of town but be prepared to walk uphill for the best views of the city and water. Lot's of nice, little cafes for eating and drinking.

Thank bzpaxer
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited Alfama on our first day in Lisbon and enjoyed the walk around cobbled streets with picturesque buildings, street art, small restaurant with pleasant smell of food and fado sounds. We ended the walk at the Miradouro Das Portas Do Sol and admired...More

Thank Magdalena I
Reviewed 5 days ago

Prepare yourselves for nice views and uphills. There are loads of things to see and try on the way. Check jinjhino cherry liqueur in a chocolate edible cup and note down some nice restaurants.

Thank Hotelz001
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
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11 December 2017|
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Response from Teddi Y | Reviewed this property |
No you will need more than an hour to visit. Transportation to area is okay but an Uber would be better if you did visit.
22 September 2017|
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Response from Coops2011 | Reviewed this property |
We walked everywhere. Yes it can be steep but if you are fit and able, you see so much more when walking. The breeze from the river kept the temperature to a comfortable level even on a hot day. Trams look very crowded with... More