✓ Manteigaria

The place to enjoy pastéis de nata

One of the most absurd things that tourists do in Lisbon? Waiting crazy-long queue in Belém to buy the pastry called pastel de nata – just because most of the guidebooks point you there. Well, forget about what they say in your guidebook. There’s a place to have amazing pastéis without waiting. And in style.

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✓ Praça do Comércio

The iconic square with two names

It is so hard to miss, that I probably don’t need to direct you there. But what do you actually know about it? Let me tell you a bit more about this majestic riverside place.

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✓ Cristo Rei

A bit of Rio and San Lisbon!

Just cross the river. And try to catch the sunset, even not necessarily at the site itself!

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✓ Convento do Carmo

The church without the roof

Did you ever wonder what happened to the church standing high above Rossio square, obviously missing part of its structure? This monument actually reminds one of the most disastrous days that Lisbon has experienced – and certainly is a place that’s interesting to know more about.

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✓ Cemiterio dos Prazeres

Yes, its a cemetery. And yes, you will like it.

Cemeteries aren’t usual part of your must-see list? Still, take your chance and visit this local one in Lisbon. Not only it’s probably very different from the ones you know – but as this place is undiscovered by most of the tourists, it keeps a special character that only few places can compete with.

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✓ Ajuda neighbourhood

Several suprises in out-of-sight area

Impressive palace, stand-alone bell tower or botanical garden with peacocks – these are just some of the attractions that you can reveal by visit of this not-so-known Lisbon district.

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Closer look at Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon

✓ Ponte Vasco da Gama

The incredibly loooooooooong bridge

With its full length of 17 kilometres, this majestic construction is the longest bridge in the whole Europe. And it’s definitely worth closer look.

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Elevador de Santa Justa (Santa Justa Elevator)

✓ Elevador de Santa Justa

Access the top completely without waiting!

The Santa Justa Elevator offers one of the nicest views over Lisbon – and using a simple trick,  you can save a lot of time and money!

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Tower of Belém (Torre de Belém)

✓ Torre de Belém

Have a picnic with monumental background

Just after a 15 minute stroll from the Belém Monastery, you can reach one of the most iconic Lisbon attractions – the Tower of Belém and its surrounding park, just perfect for a short chill.

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✓ Igreja de São Domingos

The church with special charm and history

Entering this church brings you to a space very different from what you would expect. And there is a story behind. More of them actually.

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✓ Galerias Romanas

Have a look into Lisbon's underground

Opening only for a few days a year, underground Galerias Romanas are trully hidden attraction of Lisbon. Here is how to get inside!

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View over Lisbon from the roof of abandoned restaurant in the Monsanto Parque in Lisbon

✓ Panorâmico de Monsanto

The not-so-conventional viewpoint

Fascinating, completely abandoned building with breathtaking view over the city. That’s the former Monsanto panoramic restaurant.

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