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Fundacao Amalia Rodrigues Casa Museu

Rua de Sao Bento 193, Lisbon 1250-219, Portugal
+351 21 397 1896
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"bento"
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"jewelry"
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"parrots"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the baking heat and on a whim we decided to pop into the museum and were greeted by a lovely tour guide. It’s an interesting and insightful tour in a place that is genuinely interesting and well thought out. We also loved the cafe,...More

Thank Marybee78
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Amalia Rodrigues is well known outside of Portugal, but somehow we do not know much about her. Of course, such museums tend to add to the cult of a person, but my guide answered my questions very professionally and I feel I have a much...More

Thank Martin M
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

It is a very Special place with lively, original atmosphere of a Fado Singer . I would recommand people who are interested in Fado singer's life to visit ! It has Amalia personal belongings in well keeping conditional - including stage dressing, causal dressing ,...More

Thank lalalam
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

One of the best places to visit in Lisbon for people who listened to Amalia fado. This museum is actually her house where she lived until she died in 1999. It was such a moving visit everything looked left in place. The lady who received...More

Thank Harry L
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

It was very interesting to visit this old house where Amalia Rodriguez used to live. It shows most of the house, many of her jewelry and personal things. The kitchen was very interesting with her still alive parrot. At the entrance we hesitated about entering...More

Thank Altug71
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed learning g about Amalia...her modest roots and the 1950s home she created. My guide was fine. Alas, if you want to learn about Fado itself and nuances of Amalia, look elsewhere.

Thank OregonJerry
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

If you are a fan of the music genre of "Fado", you should find the Museu Amalia Rodrigues fascinating. Located in the house that was her home in Sao Bento district of Lisboa. Many fascinating items recording her life. Visits are supervised and the two...More

Thank Grahamlison
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Amalia is the queen of fado in Portugal. To know her music and her story is to understand the genre. This place was fantastic and the tour was wonderful and in English. It's her private home with her belongings and photos and garden. Lovely and...More

1  Thank TravelLadyBJH
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

It's Amalia's casa-museu, just a common 2-storey house - outside - but fabulous minutes after walking in.You have not to be a fado lover, which I am, but it's a pity to miss it out while in Lisbon, to me a fabulous city.Absolute elegance, charm,...More

1  Thank Doina B
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Very interesting look into the life of Amalia, Portugal's world famous Fado singer. The furnishings and her stage dresses and jewelry are displayed in a respectful manner. The 5E admission fee includes a guided tour and afterwards you can visit the lovely garden and meet...More

1  Thank seafare74
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