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Fundacao Amalia Rodrigues Casa Museu

Rua de Sao Bento 193, Lisbon 1250-219, Portugal
+351 21 397 1896
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Rua de Sao Bento 193, Lisbon 1250-219, Portugal
+351 21 397 1896
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's Amalia's casa-museu, just a common 2-storey house - outside - but fabulous minutes after walking in.You have not to be a fado lover, which I am, but it's a pity to miss it out while in Lisbon, to me a fabulous city.Absolute elegance, charm,...More

Thank Doina B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting look into the life of Amalia, Portugal's world famous Fado singer. The furnishings and her stage dresses and jewelry are displayed in a respectful manner. The 5E admission fee includes a guided tour and afterwards you can visit the lovely garden and meet...More

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I never heard of Fado music before my trip to Lisbon- but after visiting Alfama I decided to visit Amalia's house. The lovely lady that showed me around worked and lived with Amalia for 40+ years and had great stories about her.

Thank Jana6745
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a must see. We had never heard of the music style of Fado and only saw this as a stop on the hop on and off bus - no real information to be found at tourist information - so thought it would be...More

Thank GeralynEssex
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Even if you're not into 'fado', as this is the Lisbon residence of the star until her death in 1999. It gives you the feel of a Lisbon town house. Her life and the way she lived is evident. We were taken around by a...More

1  Thank pplondon
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

I stumbled across this place by accident on a Sunday morning, and I am so glad I did. I knew about Amalia before the visit and walking around the place gives you a real feel for the lady. The museum is Amalia's house which has...More

1  Thank nikkibibby
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We were staying in the Amalia Rodrigues Suite at Hotel Aviz, and had never heard of her, so decided to visit this foundation. It was our best experience of Lisbon. Estrela worked for Amalia for forty years, and though there was only two of us,...More

2  Thank Stephen392013
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

My friend really wanted to visit the place. However I was quite impressed by yhe beauty and yet simplicity of the place. The guide spoke English and could answer our questions very well. The tour did not take long, mostly because it was just the...More

1  Thank Erik M
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We got to the museum weary and footsore to be told it was closed for the lunch hour. When I expressed disappointment and asked for refreshment, we were shown through to the garden at the back of the house, and within a short space of...More

2  Thank Eindelik
Reviewed 30 December 2012

If you're a fan of fado, a visit to the the house where Amalia Rodrigues lived for the last 40 years of her life is a must. But even if you don't know anything about fado or Amalia, it's an interesting look at the inside...More

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