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Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa

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An understated gem

I discovered this place while wandering around Bairro Alto recently. I was intrigued by the name... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2016
Dublin, Ireland
Nice place with a hidden garden

Lovely place to have a coffee, drink or a snack. Reasonable prices, nice interior and amazing... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2016
Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 Jul 2016
“An understated gem”
15 Jan 2016
“Nice place with a hidden garden”
Contemporary art center in Lisbon. Exhibitions, education, artists residencies and events. Cafeteria and garden. Free entry.
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Rua de O Seculo 79 | Palácio Pombal, Lisbon 1200-433, Portugal
+351 21 197 7102
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Reviewed July 5, 2016

I discovered this place while wandering around Bairro Alto recently. I was intrigued by the name of the place so I decided to check it out. There are several rooms in this decaying, slightly melancholic mansion, and contemporary art of rather uneven quality adorns many...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2016

Lovely place to have a coffee, drink or a snack. Reasonable prices, nice interior and amazing hidden garden. Loved the place!

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Reviewed November 24, 2015

Very good: a look inside a moody, crumbling mansion and some very interesting art installations in it.

Thank eltravel
Reviewed October 11, 2015

I dwelled around without any kind of guidance and/or people to whom ask what was happening or what was the space all about... Creepy and beautiful space at the same time.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed June 9, 2015

If you are around Bairro Alto, this place worth the visit. It used to be one of the Palaces of Marquês de Pombal. Now it's a center for the contemporary arts. Beautiful and quiet garden. Amazing collection of tiles (many broken or stolen). You can...More

Thank faricas
Reviewed March 26, 2015

An inspiring place to visit - the building and garden are fantasies of decoration and worth seeing in their own right; the art installations add fresh interpretations to the place and its history. The atmosphere is quirky, fun and welcoming. Very well worth a visit.

1  Thank Martyn B
Reviewed October 4, 2014

Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa is an incredible place in the center of Lisbon: the fusion of the old and half-ruined Pombal palace with contemporary art is something worth seeing. And the team is great!

6  Thank TeresaJFerreira
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