The Alfama is the city's oldest neighborhood, dating back to the beginning of the 8th century, and is a maze of narrow alleyways and crooked cobblestone streets.
Alfama, Lisbon 1100, Portugal
Castle of St. George
Towering over Lisbon, the Castle of St. George, or Castelo Sao Jorge, was built on the city's highest hill.
Alfama, 1100-129 Lisbon, Portugal
Baixa, or downtown Lisbon, is considered the heart of the city. Here, you'll find the grand Arch of Triumph, which was once Lisbon's main entryway.
Baixa, Lisbon, Portugal
Belém is the point from which the great Portuguese explorers set off on their voyages of discovery; today it's home to impressive monuments to the golden age of sea exploration.
Belem, Lisbon, Portugal
Pestana Palace Hotel
Once a beautiful royal palace, the Pestana was converted into a hotel after decades of vacancy.
Rua Jau, 54, Lisbon, Portugal
Café a Brasileira
The people of Lisbon love their coffee; try to sample some at Café a Brasileira -- it's been around since 1905.
Rua Garrett 120, Lisbon, Portugal
Clube de Fado
Clube de Fado is an excellent venue for fado music. It's a cavernous space located in the dark, narrow streets of the Alfama neighborhood.
R S João Da Praça 92 4, Lisboa 1100, Portugal