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Lisbon Uptown

A string of stories around the people and the events that shaped the birthplace of Lisbon.

Around the castle hill, where surprising views await to be discovered, experience the sense of security inside the defensive walls that protected the city’s inhabitants for more than 800 years.

Discover the Roman Theater revealed by the 1755 earthquake, where polished marble was first used in the empire. Dwell inside the Mouraria where the urban song of Lisbon, known as Fado, matured during the 19th century.

This tour will take you to the following key sites:

Lisbon Castle Hill 
Lisbon Architecture Tour
Jewish Presence in Lisbon
African Presence in Lisbon
  • The Castle and its surroundings
  • Olisipo’s Roman Theatre and its innovative decorator, Caius Primus
  • Lisbon’s Conquest in 1147 and the second Crusade
  • Mouraria – the Moorish district of Lisbon
  • Severa, an ill-fated Fado singer
  • Fado as the soundtrack of Lisbon
  • Martim Moniz Sq. – a melting pot of cultures
Lisbon Underground

Lisbon Literary Tour

Lisbon of the Discoveries

Stay alone, without me, I forgot why I sleep, Lisbon with its multicolored houses.”

-Álvaro de Campos