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Castelo de S. Jorge

Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo, Lisbon 1100-129, Portugal
+351 21 880 0620
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Open 7 days a week, Castelo de S. Jorge is now a place where you can enjoy our heritage, get to know a little about Lisboa’s History at the Permanent Exhibition, explore the traces of the Moorish neighbourhood dating back from the 11th century at the Archaeological Site, discover yet unseen sights over the city on the Camera Obscura, stroll across the gardens and the belvederes, take a break at the Cafe do Castelo, participate of the guided tours or other didactical activities, or simply be enchanted by music, theatre, dancing and the talk shops on heritage that liven up your days at this remarkable Monument in Lisboa.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice castle” (91 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo, Lisbon 1100-129, Portugal
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
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+351 21 880 0620
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Many people queue for one of the best attractions in Lisboa. It is worth to wait a bit because the view over Lisboa is awesome! Moreover, it is possible to walk on the walls and this offers an entirely adrenaline kick.

Thank Elisabeth B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked here from our hotel in Baxia and did not regret it! It was so rewarding to see the views at the top! It's a really cool old castle with interesting history and in the oldest historic area of the city. Make sure you...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked around with a free guide that gave us a short history of Portugal/Lisbon from Roman times / Barbarians / Moors to 1147 when the castle was under seige. Very interesting insight into the castle purpose and defences. Named St. George because the English...More

Thank Vincent C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lovely place to learn some history and get a great view of Lisbon while you're at it. Good signage in English, pleasant place to spend a couple of hours.

Thank velagato
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Got the 28 tram to the castle as it is a VERY steep climb. Get there early - we arrived at about 0915 and practically had the whole place to ourselves for an hour. Beautiful views from the terraces and battlements, lots of history and...More

Thank cc1509
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful views from the top of the castle walls. Interesting museum and wonderful grounds to wander through. The walk up to the castle is a delight in itself. The castle is always there when you scan the skyline of the city. You really have to...More

Thank Kerry T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this place on a cloudy day which was a great choice. It is a bit to walk and climb. For 20 eur per family you will get a great view over the city center, see old castle, and pretty ok inner garden. It...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

São Jorge's Castle is incredible. The history behind its walls is huge and impressive! Don't waste the opportunity to visit it.

Thank Gabriel C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

DO NOT come here with a car!! We made this mistake and had to turn around in the middle of caos! The castle is on a hill and the streets upwards are seriously narrow and crowded. There are like only 10 parking spots and the...More

Thank verotrip
Reviewed 2 days ago

During the peak tourist season be early to escape the queue at the entrance. The view from the grounds and the ruins to the surrounding city is nice. The old small lanes within the old city walls, but outside the castelo are also nice and...More

Thank SusaMasa
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Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
...More
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Maggie S
11 July 2017|
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Response from gem1968 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there you can buy them just up at the Castle. There was a queue but it didn't take long to get to the ticket office. Adult 8.50 Euro, there were family tickets but not sure the prices. Well worth the visit.
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Fenneke H
23 June 2017|
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Response from Fivegirls2000 | Reviewed this property |
Went first thing in the morning. No line
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vivien063
27 March 2017|
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Response from Castelo_de_S_Jorge | Property representative |
The family ticket includes two adults and two children under 18.
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