30 Incredible Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

If you’re planning a trip to Lisbon, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of the top 30 things to do in Lisbon and the surrounding area to help you experience all of the highlights. Enjoy!

See the View From a Miradouro

The Miradouro da Senhora do Monte is the best place in Lisbon to watch sunset! The views of the city are incredible and it’s always a lively scene, with drink vendors and occasional local live music.

Admire the Tilework

You’ll see beautiful blue and green tilework (known locally as “Azulejo“) all over the city of Lisbon – covering old buildings and decorating walls with artistic masterpieces.

Visit the National Tile Museum

If you really want to see the best tilework that the city of Lisbon has to offer, then you must check out the Museu Nacional do Azulejo, also known as the National Tile Museum.

Climb to the Top of Belém Tower

The Belém Tower is located about a 20-minute drive west of downtown and is an activity that you absolutely shouldn’t miss during your visit!

Explore Jerónimos Monastery

The Jeronimos Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos), along with the Belém Tower, are the two most visited sites in Lisbon.

Check out the Padrão dos Descobrimentos Monument

As you walk from the Belém Tower to the monastery along the river, you’ll see the 170-foot tall Padrão dos Descobrimentos Monument rising from the banks.

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