Central Lisbon Nightlife, Lisbon

Central Lisbon Nightlife, Lisbon

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.
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Central Lisbon Nightlife Map

Guide Name: Central Lisbon Nightlife
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon (See other walking tours in Lisbon)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Author: Xena
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Ministerium Club

1) Ministerium Club

A sophisticated ultra-modern nightspot located in the historic eighteenth-century Commerce Square, Ministerium has become one of Lisbon’s coolest places to hear great DJ gigs each weekend. Hosting an assortment of popular local talent as well as hot international DJs, guests to this exclusive nightclub are treated to the sounds of house and techno. Ministerium features a spacious dance floor, an upscale mezzanine level overlooking the action, a rooftop cantina for kicking back, and a private...   view more
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Lust

2) Lust

Located on the east wing of Commerce Square, Lust is an exclusive nightclub with a strict door policy. The building it occupies was formerly a government ministry building. The interior design reflects a vintage appeal with many of the original furnishings. Lust only uses premium spirits in its cocktails and upstairs guests will find a restaurant serving great regional cuisine with an ample selection of wines to choose from to accompany the meal. Entrance to this trendy Lisbon nightspot requires...   view more
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Musicbox

3) Musicbox

An upscale nightclub and live music venue located in the chic yet seedy Cais do Sodré, Musicbox has been a trendy nightspot in Lisbon since its opening in 2006. A cultural hub of the city, film presentations are not uncommon here as well. Its range of musical entertainment includes anything from rock to reggae, dance, or hip hop, and includes both DJ sets as well as live musical performances. Musicbox offers some over-the-top design features like a large arched entrance and a video wall for a...   view more
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Bicaense

4) Bicaense

An ultra-hip lounge and bar with a relaxed, chilled out vibe, Bicaense is a great place to kick back with sophisticated cocktails before heading out for a night of clubbing or as an intimate hangout with a classy appeal. Offering up trendy house music beats to fill out the hip atmosphere, antique clocks and old film projectors liven up the stylish interior design. Another room features huge beanbag chairs for guests to recline on, while an array of colored lights sway to the music in a feast for...   view more
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Silk

5) Silk

An exclusive and upscale lounge and club located atop the historic Espaço Chiado, Silk provides two levels of upscale nighttime entertainment which is accessed via its two glass elevators with breathtaking panoramic views. Reservations are definitely recommended in order to gain entrance for an evening here, where guests are treated drinks and dancing one of the best rooftop terrace bars found in the city. A stunning view of Lisbon and the Tagus River add a sophisticated element to the...   view more
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Hot Club Portugal

6) Hot Club Portugal

Located in a cellar space in the historic Praça da Alegria, Hot Clube de Portugal is the nation’s oldest and most respected jazz club. Having changed location most recently due to fire, Hot Clube de Portugal made headway as the premiere place for jazz back in the 1950s and continues to do so to this day. In the 80s, Hot Clube began a music school offering seminars and lessons that has given rise to some great regional talent. This hot club features almost nightly live jazz acts that packs in...   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.
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
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
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
Amoreiras Walking Tour

Amoreiras Walking Tour

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.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 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
Alfama & Baixa Souvenir Shops

Alfama & Baixa Souvenir Shops

It would be a pity to leave Lisbon without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Lisbon, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit. Take this tour to explore Alfama and Baixa districts souvenir shops.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km

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