CAMERA OBSCURA

CAMERA OBSCURA

Camera Obscura 10am – 5pm Guided tours – - check schedule Included in Castelo de São Jorge ticket | duration 15 minutes In order of arrival | capacity per session 6 people | Mask use is mandatory inside the tower Entry subject to presentation of one of the following documents: EU Digital COVID-19 Certificate, or; […] >>

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

Open for visitation, the collection consists of objects found in the archaeological area (Archaeological Site) and provides an introduction to the various cultures and lifestyles from the 7th century B.C. to the 18th century which contributed to building modern-day Lisbon, with particular emphasis on the Moorish period from the 11th – 12th centuries. >>

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

These archaeological ruins show evidence of the three significant periods in the history of Lisbon: (1) the first known settlements dating back to the 7th century B.C.; (2) the remnants of the Moorish era residential area, from the time of the castle’s construction in the mid-11th century; (3) the ruins of the last palatine residence […] >>

RUINS OF THE FORMER ROYAL PALACE OF THE ALCÁÇOVA

RUINS OF THE FORMER ROYAL PALACE OF THE ALCÁÇOVA

The buildings now housing the Permanent Exhibition, Café and Casa do Leão Restaurant provide the most significant evidence of the former medieval royal residence. Areas of the RomanticGarden (2) and patios also display some architectural features that were part of the royal residence. The royal palace suffered heavy damage in the earthquake of 1755. In […] >>

CASTLE

CASTLE

Built in the mid-11th century, during the Moorish period, this fortification is situated in the area most difficult to access at the top of the hill, making use of the natural slopes to the north and west. The purpose of the castle was to house military troops and in case of siege, the elite who […] >>

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