Famous for: Tours and Walks, Castles, Food and Drinks, City Tours, Viewpoints
Alfama, the oldest district of Lisbon, is home to traditional cafes and many shops. Alfama is a beautiful area marked with cobbled streets and old traditional houses. Grab a glass of wine, listen to the fado music and gaze at the view of this stunning city !
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
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00:00 - 23:59 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 2.5 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: Free

Alfama is a must visit neighborhood in Lisbon famous for its picturesque setting, cobbled stone streets, quaint ambience and ancient houses. It is a home to many historic buildings including the Se Cathedral, the Castle, the National Pantheon and Saint Anthony’s Church.

Things to do

  • Lisbon Castle: Entry fee €10.00
  • Portas do Sol viewpoint : Ride Tram 28 through the streets: Cost €2.90
  • Se Cathedral : Free entry
  • Climb to the top of the National Pantheon with the panoramic views over Lisbon waterfront: Entry fee €4.00
  • The Roman Theater : Free entry
  • Learn About Local Sounds at the Fado Museum: Entry fee €5.00
  • Shop at the Thieves Fair: Free entry
  • Snap a Picture at the Miradouro da Senhora do Monte

Tram 28
The number 28 Lisbon tram connects Martim Moniz with Campo Ourique, and passes through the popular tourist districts of Graca, Alfama, Baixa and Estrela.


  • Ride the tram early (or late) in the day, to avoid the crowds.
  • Be wary of pickpockets
  • Get the 24-hour public transport ticket from any metro station
  • Board at Martim Moniz (or Campo Ourique) as there is a better chance of getting a seat. 


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2:15 AM Local Time


Alfama Lisbon Lisbon Portugal 1100
City center: Lisbon City Center Baixa
Nearest airport: Lisbon Portela Airport

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