TOP Lisbon Attractions July 20, 2019July 20, 2019 by admin Top-10 Lisbon Attractions Here is a most popular and interesting attractions of Lisbon. The list was created according to our study of top-ratings on biggest review sites and also based on personal experience. Take a look 👀 1. Jeronimos Monastery The magnificent Jeronimos Monastery near the shoreline of Belém was once home to the Hieronymite monks – Catholic hermits whose primary role it was to pray for the King’s soul! 2. Bairro Alto The loosely translated Upper Neighborhood is Lisbon’s most historically opulent quarter. Bairro Alto is a great place to wander, its preserved romantic ambiance boasts some of the city’s top attractions! 3. Lisbon Cathedral Built in 1147 and subsequently developed over time, the Lisbon Cathedral is a bold mix of architectural styles, yet maintains the imposing authority of its Medieval incarnation. 4. Rossio Square Once the scene of celebrations, bullfights, executions, and uprisings, Lisbon’s historic Rossio Square is the meeting point of choice for locals and tourists alike. 5. Alfama The city’s oldest district can be found between the São Jorge Castle and the Tagus River. Alfama is the place to be for Lisbon’s best restaurants and Fado bars! 6. Commerce Square Called Praça do Comércio in Portuguese, this vast town square which is located on Tagus River is also known as Palace Square (Terreiro do Paço). The Royal Palace stood here before being flattened by the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake! 7. Belém Tower Not only did his 16th-century harbor fortress defend the municipality of Lisbon from coastal attack, but Belém Tower was also crucial to Portugal’s role in the era’s Age of Discovery! 8. Baixa Lisbon’s Baixa (downtown) area is one of the city’s busiest commercial hubs with shops, hotels, eateries, café-bars and several notable visitor attractions as Santa Justa Lift. 9. Lisbon Oceanarium One of the world’s greatest aquariums overflows with ocean life! Discover more than 8,000 sea creatures from 4 ocean habitats at the Oceanário de Lisboa. 10. Sintra Surrounding the cosmopolitan Lisbon, Sintra appears as an adorable village mostly known by its romantic and inspiring gardens and palaces.