Monuments and attractions free Lisbon

Monumentos y atracciones gratis de Lisboa

They have Free attractions and monuments in Lisbon for all. Then visited sites I show Free entry on my last trip to the capital of Portugal .

The sights and attractions with free entry Lisbon

Lisbon Cathedral, The Sea The cathedral, known as the Lisbon Cathedral. It is the oldest church in the city, dating from the twelfth century, although it has several reforms in the Romanesque style predominates. The cloister is similar to the style of the Jeronimos Monastery, although the latter is most impressive. The entrance to the cathedral is free, but for the cloister or treasure to pay.


Iglesia de Santo Antonio: A small church in front of the cathedral built on the site where it is believed he was born San Antonio de Padua . The original church collapsed during the earthquake 1755 (the original is the crypt).


Church of Santo Domingo The original church was built in the thirteenth century and was also a convent. A series of tragic events that accompany the history of the church. The first episode was in 1506, and it is known as the “Lisbon slaughter '. Dominican monks and other residents began to incite people to kill Jews and conversos, blaming them for various ailments. King Manuel of Portugal, the episode ended after four days, but an estimated 2.000 dead 4.000 people.


In 1755 It came the great Lisbon earthquake, which it was followed by a tsunami and a major fire. The city was destroyed and the church of Santo Domingo also. The funny thing is that many parts were not rebuilt, and remain in the same state they were after the disaster. You can clearly see on the columns surrounding the church
hours. Everyday, of 7:30 a 19: 00h

It is also about Free museums Lisbon , I always have three Free entry son:

  • MOVEMENT: Museum of Design and Fashion
  • Electricity Museum
  • Berardo Museum of Contemporary Art

Monuments and attractions free the first Sunday of the month

Jeronimos Monastery The predominant architectural style is the Manueline monastery. In 1983 It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The monastery was built to celebrate the return of India by Vasco de Gama, which it was released on 6 from January 1501 and it was completed in the late sixteenth century. You can see a view of 360 degrees here:

In his church are the tombs of Vasco de Gama and Luis de Camões. The cloister is one of the essential points of the visit of its size and perfection will surprise. The entrance to the church is always free , the cloister is only free on the first Sunday of each month.

Belém Tower The Torre de Belém is a Manueline style building was built between 1515 and 1519. In 1983 It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Initially the tower served to defend the city, as it is next to the River Tagus. La Torre also marked the starting point of many expeditions to the Indies, Asia, Africa America. In high season there is a long queue in the free admission day.


Casa dos Bicos Located in the Alfama, who is appointed by the tip or peak (cubic) shaped characteristic stone facade. It is an old mansion that belonged to XVI Viceroy of India Afonso de Albuquerque. You can see in her face that doors and windows are all styles and sizes. It now houses the José Saramago Foundation and under one of the olive trees are ashes Writer. The exhibition on the ground floor that explains the archaeological remains free.


National Pantheon It is a Baroque building, formerly known as the Church of Santa Engracia. Construction began in the late seventeenth and completed in 1966. Since the early twentieth century has been a burial place for famous as Amalia Rodrigues Portuguese, the presidents of Portugal, John of God.


These attractions should include museums that are free every first Sunday of the month, that are:

  • National Museum of Ancient Art
  • Tile Museum
  • National Coach Museum (new and old)
  • Navy Museum

With all these options you can visit several sites without having to spend money.


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