Alfama & Mouraria Free Tour - The Oldest Neighborhoods in Lisbon

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Duration: 2h 30min
Provided by Hi Lisbon Walking Tours
English  |  11:00 AM & 3:30 PM
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Overview of the tour in Lisbon

Join us on a fantastic tour around Alfama and Mouraria, the oldest neighborhoods in Lisbon and discover the origins of this incredible city, which is one of the oldest ones in Europe.
For over 2000 years, different civilizations left their mark in Lisbon. The Phoenicians, the Romans, the Visigoths, the Moors and finally the Christians, led by the first King of Portugal, Afonso Henriques.
From the shores of the Tagus river up to São Jorge Castle, you will be able to feel the mix of cultures so unique to Lisbon and learn a bit more about its history, culture and curiosities.
The charming narrow streets, the famous “azulejos” on the walls, the iconic trams, the delicious local food and the soul of the Portuguese culture, Fado.

Our team of local guides, are very knowledgeable, well-informed, entertaining and free to give their touch to guarantee the best tour!

Some places we'll see on this tour:
Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square)
Augusta Street Arch,
Sé Cathedral
Casa dos Bicos,
The streets of Alfama,
St. Antony's Church,
Portas do Sol viewpoint,
The National Pantheon,
St. Vincent's Church,
Santa Luzia viewpoint,
St. George Castle,
The streets of Mouraria,
and many more

This activity includes:

  • St Anthony's Church
  • Casa dos Bicos
  • Miradouro das Portas do Sol
  • Castelo de S. Jorge
  • Lisbon Cathedral
  • Commerce Square
  • National Pantheon of Heroes
  • Santa Luzia B&B
  • St George Castle Viewpoint
  • Local knowledgeable guide
  • Portuguese culture
  • The Great Earthquake of 1755
  • Portugal's Moorish Legacy
  • Roman and Barbarian Invasions
  • Festival of Santo António
  • The delicious Ginjinha
  • Fado, the Soul of Portuguese Culture
  • Chão do Loureiro viewpoint
  • The origin of Codfish
  • The oldest house in Lisbon
  • The Conquest of Lisbon by the Portuguese
  • The Jewish Quarter

Meeting point

Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square)

On arrival

Look out for our guide with an orange umbrella in Praça do Comércio, next to the statue in the middle.

Things to note

We recommend to arrive 10 minutes before the starting time, to use comfortable shoes, sunscreen and bring some water.
For groups with more than 4 people, we charge 10,00 euros per person in advance.
Tours leave with at least 4 people.
Children under 16 don't need to be booked.

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

English  |  11:00 AM & 3:30 PM
from €0 Tip based
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