Best things to do in Lisbon

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Locals’ favorite places

Here’s your definitive guide to the best parks, restaurants, landmarks and local spots, all according to locals

1. Bairro Alto
469local recommendations
Celia
Celia says “The Lisbon neighbourhoods of Bairro Alto and Príncipe Real are the city’s liveliest nightlife distri...” ·
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2. Castelo de S. Jorge
R. de Santa Cruz do Castelo
547local recommendations
Celia
Celia says “Located on Lisbon’s highest hill, with an intoxicating view of the city, the São Jorge Castle invite...” ·
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3. Mercado de Santa Clara / Feira da Ladra
Campo de Santa Clara
324local recommendations
Rodrigo
Rodrigo says “Lisbon's flea market is called locally the Feira da Ladra, often thought to mean "Thieve's Market" (...” ·
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4. Ramiro
nº1 - H Av. Alm. Reis
228local recommendations
Daniel, Rui And Tiago
Daniel, Rui And Tiago says “Is one of the most popular seafood restaurants in Lisbon, often considered by locals as the best sea...” ·
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5. Jardim da Estrela
223local recommendations
Ron & Ivone
Ron & Ivone says “Interesting tour tram 28E starting at Estrela (catch it here to guarantee a seat). Please beware of ...” ·
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6. Miradouro da Nossa Senhora do Monte
Largo Monte
321local recommendations
Felipe
Felipe says “It was once one of the city's biggest secrets, but it has been discovered by tour guides and young c...” ·
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7. Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
45A Av. de Berna
215local recommendations
Maria
Maria says “It is a Museum with classic and modern art, Rooms for Music concerts, many conferences, reflection a...” ·
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8. LuxFrágil
235local recommendations
Joana & Fred
Joana & Fred says “"Partly owned by actor John Malkovich, this is trendiest club in Lisbon and one of Europe's most fas...” ·
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9. Praia do Guincho
186local recommendations
Eduardo
Eduardo says “One of the best beaches in the Lisbon Region. Guincho beach is the largest in the municipality of Ca...” ·
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10. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga
R. das Janelas Verdes
210local recommendations
Celia
Celia says “Portugal's "national gallery" is the Ancient Art Museum, opened in 1884 in a 17th-century palace. I...” ·
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11. Pasteis de Belém
84-92 R. de Belém
282local recommendations
Pedro & Diogo
Pedro & Diogo says “Belém Pastries have become famous internationally as "Portuguese custard tarts".The originals made w...” ·
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12. Museu do Fado
1 Largo do Chafariz de Dentro
171local recommendations
Ana Cristina
Ana Cristina says “You don't have to be a fan of Fado music to enjoy the Fado Museum. Much more than a space about that...” ·
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13. LxFactory
103 R. Rodrigues de Faria
169local recommendations
António
António says “This place is an old factory, but now " is a creative island occupied by corporations and profession...” ·
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14. Jerónimos Monastery
260local recommendations
Ana Cristina
Ana Cristina says “This 16th-century monastery is Lisbon's must-see marvel, flashing back to the days of the Age of Dis...” ·
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15. Belém Tower
Av. Brasília
229local recommendations
Thiago
Thiago says “Belém Tower (Torre de Belém) is a fortified tower located in Belém, Lisbon. It played a significant ...” ·
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16. Santa Justa Lift
R. do Ouro
237local recommendations
Sandra
Sandra says “This extraordinary structure was built at the turn of the century by the Portugal-born French archit...” ·
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17. Sintra
282local recommendations
Anabela
Anabela says “Sintra is a picturesque town set in the hills of a mountain that portrays the colourful Romanticism ...” ·
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18. Praça do Comércio
Praça do Comércio
206local recommendations
Vera
Vera says “Beautiful Square facing the Tagus. Equestrian statue of king D. José I and rua Augusta triumphal arc...” ·
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19. Lisbon Cathedral
Largo da Sé
215local recommendations
André
André says “The Patriarchal Cathedral of St. Mary Major or simply Lisbon Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Cathedral...” ·
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20. Miradouro Park Eduardo VII
Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira
155local recommendations
Paulo
Paulo says “The Eduardo VII Park (Portuguese: Parque Eduardo VII) is a public park in Lisbon, Portugal. The park...” ·
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21. Miradouro de Santa Catarina
S/N R. de Santa Catarina
191local recommendations
Esperança
Esperança says “Penniless musicians, young artists, and pot-smoking and beer-drinking teens all get together on this...” ·
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22. Pavilhão Chinês
89 R. Dom Pedro V
118local recommendations
Pedro
Pedro says “(that translates to English as "Chinese Pavillion") Very iconic bar founded in 1986 and located in a...” ·
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23. Casino Estoril
Av. Dr. Stlanley Ho
116local recommendations
Sofia
Sofia says “Entering into the Casino Estoril means to enter into the greatest and most diversified entertainment...” ·
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24. Café A Brasileira
122 R. Garrett
116local recommendations
Marta
Marta says “Located in the elegant “Rua Garret”, the chic shopping street in Chiado, the A Brasileira Cafe claim...” ·
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25. Chiado
191local recommendations
Marta
Marta says “The Chiado became the center of Portuguese Romanticism, obligatory passage point for anyone who want...” ·
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26. Príncipe Real
194local recommendations
Gabriel
Gabriel says “Anote cool Lisbon Bairro know for its ateliers and multi brand stores, all invariably with their doo...” ·
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27. Pensão Amor
19 R. do Alecrim
104local recommendations
Sandra
Sandra says “Pensao Amor is located in an old boarding house near Cais do Sodre; (the name translates as "Love Ho...” ·
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28. National Coach Museum
136 Av. da Índia
118local recommendations
Celia
Celia says “The new Coach Museum emerges, not only, as a cultural site but also as a public utility space. In th...” ·
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29. Avenida da Liberdade
Av. da Liberdade
174local recommendations
Adriana
Adriana says “Less than 1 min walking distance is Lisbon's "Champs Élysées". This main boulevard is lined with lux...” ·
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30. Park and National Palace of Pena
Estrada da Pena
162local recommendations
Sandra
Sandra says “Portugal's very own Disneyland palace crowns the highest peak of the Serra de Sintra mountain range ...” ·