Amoreiras Walking Tour, Lisbon

Amoreiras Walking Tour, Lisbon

Amoreiras is a modern comfortable and beautiful Lisbon District, located in the north-western part of the city. Take this tour to walk along the Rue das Amoreiras and enjoy the bairro sites and attractions.
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Guide Name: Amoreiras Walking Tour
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon (See other walking tours in Lisbon)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Author: Daniel
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Eduardo VII Park

1) Eduardo VII Park (must see)

The Eduardo VII Park is a green getaway in the middle of Lisbon with spectacular views of the city from the top. It occupies an area of 26 hectares to the north of the Avenida da Liberdade and the Marquis of Pombal Square, in the centre of the city.

Its name pays homage to Edward VII of the United Kingdom who visited Portugal in 1902, to strengthen the relations between the two countries. Until that visit, its name was Liberty Park (Parque da Liberdade). It consists of neatly clipped box...   view more
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Marquis of Pombal

2) Marquis of Pombal

The Marquess of Pombal Square is an important roundabout in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is located between the Avenida da Liberdade and the Eduardo VII Park.

The square is the radiating point for various important avenues: Liberdade, Duque de Loulé and Fontes Pereira de Melo, as well as the streets Braamcamp and Joaquim António de Aguiar.

Its name is a reference to Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquess of Pombal, 1st Count of Oeiras, the mighty prime-minister who ruled...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Frederico Horta e Costa Antiguidades

3) Frederico Horta e Costa Antiguidades

Located at Rua das Amoreiras, district of Santa Isabel, Frederico Horta e Costa Antiguidades is a Lisbon antique shop. It specializes in antiques, such as furniture and paintings. Frederico Horta e Costa, the owner of the shop, is a member of the Portuguese Association of Antiques...   view more
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Teresa Alecrim

4) Teresa Alecrim

What to buy here: Hand Embroidered Linens.

Portugal has a long tradition of producing elegant, hand embroidered linens. The artisans crafting these linens make use of silk and other materials, as well as bullion knots and a wide variety of stitches. When finished, they come out with some very refined designs and embroidery work. Try the linen shop Teresa Alecrim, located in the Amoreiras Shopping Center (number 1116). You can purchase beautiful bedcovers, pillowcases sheets and more, with...   view more
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Lisbon Aqueduct

5) Lisbon Aqueduct

The Águas Livres Aqueduct ("Aqueduct of the Free Waters") is a historic aqueduct in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is one of the most remarkable examples of 18th-century Portuguese engineering. The main course of the aqueduct covers 18 km, but the whole network of canals extends through nearly 58 km.

The city of Lisbon has always suffered from the lack of drinking water, and King John V decided to build an aqueduct to bring water from sources in the parish of Caneças, in the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Shaare Tikva Synagogue

6) Shaare Tikva Synagogue

The Lisbon Synagogue, called Shaaré Tikvah (Gates of Hope) is a historical synagogue in Lisbon.

There have been Jews in Lisbon at least since the Middle Ages, but the community suffered a major blow in 1497, when an edict by King Manuel I ordered Jews either to convert to Christianity or to leave the country. All synagogues of Lisbon were confiscated by the King and given to Christian religious orders. For the Jews that converted to Catholicism, called New Christians (cristãos novos), the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Botanical Garden

7) Botanical Garden

The diversity of plant species made the Lisbon Botanical Garden one of the the finest in Southern Europe. It covers an area of over 10 acres in the middle of the city.

Professors Andrade Corvo and the Earl of Ficalho made the effort to establish the botanical garden in Lisbon between 1858 and 1873. It has many endangered species of subtropical plants and trees from all over with world. Subsequent directors of the garden added to the wide range of species found here today. Many of the trees...   view more
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Principe Real

8) Principe Real

This shop has the same name as the district where it is located. It is a cloth store that specializes in elegantly designed linen and offers manual embroidery work that can be made to order. It creates some of Europe's finest tablecloths and sheets that were sold to European royalty. Operation hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00-19:00, Sat:...   view more

Walking Tours in Lisbon, Portugal

Create Your Own Walk in Lisbon

Create Your Own Walk in Lisbon

Creating your own self-guided walk in Lisbon is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Madragoa Nightlife

Madragoa Nightlife

Lisbon is a great place for partying and is one of Europe's best clubbing cities. You can choose from the eighties hip-hop to hard rock, from dancing to house or to the tunes of a live band. The usual practice in Lisbon is to go pub hopping, have a fulfilling dinner and then move on to the dance floor. The club scene really starts around 2 am and continues until dawn. This guide introduces you to some of the best dancing clubs in Lisbon Madragoa bairro.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Alfama Walking Tour

Alfama Walking Tour

Alfama is the oldest district in Lisbon, whose name derives from the Arabic “Al-hamma” and means "hot fountains" or "baths". The district is a home to numerous historic attractions, including former royal residence - the medieval São Jorge (Saint George) Castle, as well as numerous churches, of which the most prominent is Lisbon Cathedral, oldest in the city, and the Santa Engrácia Church, nowadays converted into a National Pantheon for important Portuguese personalities. There are just as many Fado bars and restaurants in Alfama, as well. Whether you're culturally-motivated, or simply looking for fun, there's plenty of entertainment awaiting you in this part of the Portuguese capital!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
City Orientation Walking Tour

City Orientation Walking Tour

Lisbon is renowned for its architectural splendor presented in many of the old and modern buildings, as well as recognized cultural heritage carefully preserved in museums and art galleries. This tour will help you explore three most centrally located districts of Lisbon: Chiado, Baixa and Bairro Alto. These “bairros” or neighborhoods carry great historical, cultural and social significance and are the best places to see the Lisbon life in vivo.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Parque das Nacoes Walking Tour

Parque das Nacoes Walking Tour

Parque das Nações, often referred to by locals as “Expo”, is a commercial and residential area in Lisbon which gained popularity and underwent tremendous transformation in the late 1990s as a site of the World Expo 1998. Many attractions were built here during that time, including the Oceanarium (the world's biggest), Science Museum, Vasco da Gama Tower, Vasco da Gama Bridge and others. Decades on, Parque das Nações still continues to draw attention of visitors and locals alike as a cultural and entertainment hub of the Portuguese capital. With so much to see here, it's no wonder!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Central Lisbon Nightlife

Central Lisbon Nightlife

Lisbon is a great place for partying and is one of Europe's best clubbing cities. You can choose from the eighties hip-hop to hard rock, from dancing to house or to the tunes of a live band. The usual practice in Lisbon is to go pub hopping, have a fulfilling dinner and then move on to the dance floor. The club scene really starts around 2 am and continues until dawn. This guide introduces you to some of the best dancing clubs in Central Lisbon.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Self-Guided Tour of Lisbon Museums

Self-Guided Tour of Lisbon Museums

As expected of any European capital city with a rich history, Lisbon has numerous museums. They offer excellent insight into the past and have a rich collection of art: sculpture and paintings. Among the many popular museums and galleries in Lisbon, some are quite unique and not to be missed. Take this tour to visit the most important museums in Lisbon.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 km

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