Public transport Lisbon - Moovit mobile app
Be prepared and plan your trip. You can use Moovit, a local public transit planner which features live arrival and departure times, updated line schedules, local station maps, service alerts, and advisories that may affect someone’s current trip. Please visite the website moovitapp.com and download the app.
The resting place of explorer Vasco da Gama is a church built in the 1500s as part of a magnificent monastery. Its cloisters are considered among the most beautiful in the world and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
St. George’s Castle
From the millennium-old battlements of this castle you have a bird’s-eye view of the city in the company of roaming peacocks. Inside is a small archaeological museum and down the hill are a couple of terraces with perfect postcard views over Alfama, Lisbon’s most ancient neighbourhood.
A symbol of maritime Lisbon, this iconic tower is guarding the city’s harbour. Reached via a walkway raised out of the water on timbers, the tower is filled with intricate stonework and has wide Atlantic views. The monument is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Rua Augusta Arch
The landmark 19th-century arch lies at the northern edge of the concourse near the southern tip of Rua Augusta, the city’s main pedestrianized thoroughfare. It’s only recently that the public has been allowed to visit the top of the arch, where you can enjoy a breathtaking view.
Treasures from the East and the West collected by the 20th century’s great philanthropists, Armenian Calouste Gulbenkian is now one of the world’s finest private art collections. Look out for priceless Hellenic vases, ancient Chinese porcelain and paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Monet and Van Dyck.