Best castles in Lisbon

Check out the top castles in Lisbon, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Alfama
1. Alfama
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95 local reviews
Alfama, Alfama
LocalityPolitical
Tomás
•Catedral da Sé (Lisbon’s cathedral) - built right after the first King of Portugal – D. Afonso Henriques – co…
Celia
Alfama is the oldest district of Lisbon and is a delightful maze of narrow streets, which lead from the Tejo e…
Aurélio
•Catedral da Sé (Lisbon’s cathedral) - built right after the first King of Portugal – D. Afonso Henriques – co…
1. Alfama
1. Alfama
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95 local reviews
Alfama, Alfama
Tomás
Tomás
•Catedral da Sé (Lisbon’s cathedral) - built right after the first King of Portugal – D. Afonso Henriques – conquered the city to the Mooris…
Celia
Celia
Alfama is the oldest district of Lisbon and is a delightful maze of narrow streets, which lead from the Tejo estuary uphill to the castle. C…
Aurélio
Aurélio
•Catedral da Sé (Lisbon’s cathedral) - built right after the first King of Portugal – D. Afonso Henriques – conquered the city to the Mooris…
2. Castelo de S. Jorge
2. Castelo de S. Jorge
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237 local reviews
Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo, Lisboa
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218 800 620
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Carla
Located on Lisbon’s highest hill, with an intoxicating view of the city, the São Jorge Castle invites us to ta…
Celia
Located on Lisbon’s highest hill, with an intoxicating view of the city, the São Jorge Castle invites us to t…
Alexandra
Located on Lisbon’s highest hill, with an intoxicating view of the city, the São Jorge Castle invites us to ta…
2. Castelo de S. Jorge
2. Castelo de S. Jorge
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237 local reviews
Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo, Lisboa
Closed now
218 800 620
Carla
Carla
Located on Lisbon’s highest hill, with an intoxicating view of the city, the São Jorge Castle invites us to take a trip back in time. The Sã…
Celia
Celia
Located on Lisbon’s highest hill, with an intoxicating view of the city, the São Jorge Castle invites us to take a trip back in time, where…
Alexandra
Alexandra
Located on Lisbon’s highest hill, with an intoxicating view of the city, the São Jorge Castle invites us to take a trip back in time. The Sã…
3. Lisbon Cathedral
3. Lisbon Cathedral
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91 local reviews
Largo da Sé, Lisbon
Closed now
218 866 752
LodgingEstablishment
João
Cathedral built with three different styles. Used to defend the city outside the castle from attackers.
Rui
From outside, Lisbon's cathedral (also known as the Church of Santa Maria Maior) looks more like a castle in R…
Gonçalo
Less than a minute's walk away. 12th century Romanesque style building and the oldest church in the city. (Sho…
3. Lisbon Cathedral
3. Lisbon Cathedral
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91 local reviews
Largo da Sé, Lisbon
Closed now
218 866 752
João
João
Cathedral built with three different styles. Used to defend the city outside the castle from attackers.
Rui
Rui
From outside, Lisbon's cathedral (also known as the Church of Santa Maria Maior) looks more like a castle in Romanesque-Gothic style, with d…
Gonçalo
Gonçalo
Less than a minute's walk away. 12th century Romanesque style building and the oldest church in the city. (Short walk)
4. PORTAS DO SOL
4. PORTAS DO SOL
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57 local reviews
84 Rua de São Tomé, Lisboa
218 860 305
StoreEstablishment
Adriana
Found not far from the castle, this terrace offers the best postcard views (and photos) of Lisbon. It overloo…
Gonçalo
One of Lisbon's finest views over the old city. Great views over the river Tagus estuary and its half-way to t…
André, Ricardo & Luís
Amazing belvedere, it also has a Bar/Cafe where you can spend the afternoon/night!
4. PORTAS DO SOL
4. PORTAS DO SOL
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57 local reviews
84 Rua de São Tomé, Lisboa
218 860 305
Adriana
Adriana
Found not far from the castle, this terrace offers the best postcard views (and photos) of Lisbon. It overlooks the domes and rooftops of t…
Gonçalo
Gonçalo
One of Lisbon's finest views over the old city. Great views over the river Tagus estuary and its half-way to the castle. (Tram: 28)
André, Ricardo & Luís
André, Ricardo & Luís
Amazing belvedere, it also has a Bar/Cafe where you can spend the afternoon/night!
5. Hotel Albergaria Senhora do Monte
5. Hotel Albergaria Senhora do Monte
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138 local reviews
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André
Senhora do Monte Viewpoint is in Graça and is in front of the Nossa Senhora do Monte Chapel. There you can see…
Alexandra
Lisbon spreads out before you at Graça’s highest of the high, Miradouro da Senhora do Monte. Come for the rela…
Amélia
This viewpoint both allows you to get a breathtaking view over Lisbon, São Jorge Castle and Tagus River, but c…
5. Hotel Albergaria Senhora do Monte
5. Hotel Albergaria Senhora do Monte
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138 local reviews
André
André
Senhora do Monte Viewpoint is in Graça and is in front of the Nossa Senhora do Monte Chapel. There you can see, to the south, the Mar da Pal…
Alexandra
Alexandra
Lisbon spreads out before you at Graça’s highest of the high, Miradouro da Senhora do Monte. Come for the relaxed vibe and the best views of…
Amélia
Amélia
This viewpoint both allows you to get a breathtaking view over Lisbon, São Jorge Castle and Tagus River, but can also function as a place to…
6. Miradouro de Santa Luzia
6. Miradouro de Santa Luzia
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21 local reviews
Largo de Santa Luzia, Lisboa
Open now
218 863 968
LodgingEstablishment
António
Beautiful observation deck in the heart of Lisbon offering views of the river and Alfama. The cafe on the terr…
Salomé
This is one of the most romantic spots in Lisbon. It's a landscaped terrace next to a small church of the same…
André, Ricardo & Luís
Marvelous belvedere over Alfama and Tejo! One og the best sightseeing in Lisbon
6. Miradouro de Santa Luzia
6. Miradouro de Santa Luzia
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21 local reviews
Largo de Santa Luzia, Lisboa
Open now
218 863 968
António
António
Beautiful observation deck in the heart of Lisbon offering views of the river and Alfama. The cafe on the terrace is a great place for a res…
Salomé
Salomé
This is one of the most romantic spots in Lisbon. It's a landscaped terrace next to a small church of the same name, offering a beautiful pa…
André, Ricardo & Luís
André, Ricardo & Luís
Marvelous belvedere over Alfama and Tejo! One og the best sightseeing in Lisbon
7. Miradouro da Graça
7. Miradouro da Graça
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36 local reviews
Largo da Graça, Lisboa
Closed now
213 227 000
Establishment
Sofia
This romantic pine-shaded terrace overlooking the city is a popular hangout for young groups, thanks to its ki…
Guilherme
This romantic terrace overlooking the city is a popular hangout thanks to its kiosk café and fantastic views t…
Francisco
Leafy, shaded square, ideal for snacks/drinks al fresco while admiring views of downtown and S George's castle…
7. Miradouro da Graça
7. Miradouro da Graça
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36 local reviews
Largo da Graça, Lisboa
Closed now
213 227 000
Sofia
Sofia
This romantic pine-shaded terrace overlooking the city is a popular hangout for young groups, thanks to its kiosk café and fantastic views t…
Guilherme
Guilherme
This romantic terrace overlooking the city is a popular hangout thanks to its kiosk café and fantastic views that go from the castle down to…
Francisco
Francisco
Leafy, shaded square, ideal for snacks/drinks al fresco while admiring views of downtown and S George's castle. The terraced cafe is highly …
8. Praça da Figueira
8. Praça da Figueira
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14 local reviews
Praça da Figueira, Lisbon
Route
Pedro
Skateboarders speed around a statue of King João I, pigeons stand on its head, tourists hop on tram 15 and tak…
Juan
Skateboarders speed around a statue of King João I, pigeons stand on its head, tourists hop on tram 15 and tak…
Juan
Skateboarders speed around a statue of King João I, pigeons stand on its head, tourists hop on tram 15 and tak…
8. Praça da Figueira
8. Praça da Figueira
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14 local reviews
Praça da Figueira, Lisbon
Pedro
Pedro
Skateboarders speed around a statue of King João I, pigeons stand on its head, tourists hop on tram 15 and take pictures of St. George's Cas…
Juan
Juan
Skateboarders speed around a statue of King João I, pigeons stand on its head, tourists hop on tram 15 and take pictures of St. George's Cas…
Juan
Juan
Skateboarders speed around a statue of King João I, pigeons stand on its head, tourists hop on tram 15 and take pictures of St. George's Cas…
9. Graça
9. Graça
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18 local reviews
Graça, Lisbon
SublocalityPolitical
Adriana
Outstanding view of the city. With a kiosk café and views of the castle, it is also a popular meeting point, …
Sílvia
Excellent view of the city, castle and river.
Paulo
Graça is one of Lisbon's oldest suburbs, located on top of her highest hill with a splendid terrace offering a…
9. Graça
9. Graça
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18 local reviews
Graça, Lisbon
Adriana
Adriana
Outstanding view of the city. With a kiosk café and views of the castle, it is also a popular meeting point, mixing locals and tourists.
Sílvia
Sílvia
Excellent view of the city, castle and river.
Paulo
Paulo
Graça is one of Lisbon's oldest suburbs, located on top of her highest hill with a splendid terrace offering a panoramic view of the castle …
10. Elevador Santa Justa
10. Elevador Santa Justa
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98 local reviews
103 Rua de Santa Justa, Lisboa
Open now
214 138 679
Establishment
Sandra
This extraordinary structure was built at the turn of the century by the Portugal-born French architect Raoul…
Sofia & Miguel
This extraordinary structure was built at the turn of the century by the Portugal-born French architect Raoul …
Sandra
This extraordinary structure was built at the turn of the century by the Portugal-born French architect Raoul …
10. Elevador Santa Justa
10. Elevador Santa Justa
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98 local reviews
103 Rua de Santa Justa, Lisboa
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214 138 679
Sandra
Sandra
This extraordinary structure was built at the turn of the century by the Portugal-born French architect Raoul de Mesnier du Ponsard (an app…
Sofia & Miguel
Sofia & Miguel
This extraordinary structure was built at the turn of the century by the Portugal-born French architect Raoul de Mesnier du Ponsard (an appr…
Sandra
Sandra
This extraordinary structure was built at the turn of the century by the Portugal-born French architect Raoul de Mesnier du Ponsard (an appr…
11. Belém Tower
11. Belém Tower
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64 local reviews
Praça do Império, Lisbon
Point of interestMuseumEstablishment
Adriana
Lisbon's most famous landmark looks like a small castle out of a fairy-tale. It's a romantic architectural gem…
Joana
Lisbon's most famous landmark looks like a small castle out of a fairy tale. It's a romantic architectural gem…
Joao
Just 10 minutes away by boat :-)
11. Belém Tower
11. Belém Tower
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64 local reviews
Praça do Império, Lisbon
Adriana
Adriana
Lisbon's most famous landmark looks like a small castle out of a fairy-tale. It's a romantic architectural gem from the Age of Discovery tha…
Joana
Joana
Lisbon's most famous landmark looks like a small castle out of a fairy tale. It's a romantic architectural gem from the Age of Discovery tha…
Joao
Joao
Just 10 minutes away by boat :-)
12. Castelo
12. Castelo
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10 local reviews
Castelo, Lisbon
SublocalityPolitical
Laura & Diogo
Lisbon Castle. Excelent view over the city
Teresa + Andy
Originally moorish, St George's Castle has probably the best views in Lisbon and is an oasis of beauty in the …
Zoltan
The main castle in Lisbon. It's a nice neighbourhood, worth to walk around
12. Castelo
12. Castelo
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10 local reviews
Castelo, Lisbon
Laura & Diogo
Laura & Diogo
Lisbon Castle. Excelent view over the city
Teresa + Andy
Teresa + Andy
Originally moorish, St George's Castle has probably the best views in Lisbon and is an oasis of beauty in the cool shade of old pine trees.
Zoltan
Zoltan
The main castle in Lisbon. It's a nice neighbourhood, worth to walk around