The city’s oldest district is Alfama, an old Moorish quarter, distinct for its maze of cobblestone streets, rustic architecture and St. George’s Castle.
The best way to experience Lisbon is by taking one of the vintage trams such as the well known Tram 28, which winds along historic quarters, gardens and main attractions.
One of the world’s oldest cities, Lisbon’s biggest appeal lies in its diverse neighborhoods, or bairros. Among the most popular of these districts is Belém, favored for its royal palaces, gardens and historic monuments and landmarks such as the Jeronimos Monastery, one of Portugal’s most visited sites. The city’s oldest district is Alfama, an old Moorish quarter, distinct for its maze of cobblestone streets, rustic architecture, St. George’s Castle and fado restaurants and bars.
Chiado is the cultural hub with museums, theaters and concert halls. Featuring glass and steel buildings, commercial establishments, theme parks and casinos, Parque das Nações is the most modern district, while Bairro Alto is the entertainment zone, buzzing with numerous bars, discos and nightclubs.
Dining in Lisbon is a delight all its own from pastelarias serving up divine pastries to outdoor cafes and bars featuring Portuguese tapas, beer and wine to fine restaurants serving international cuisines.
Lisbon offers a good network of public transportation with buses and metro, but the most exciting way to experience the city is by taking one of the vintage trams such as the well known Tram 28, which winds along historic quarters, gardens and main attractions.
Jupiter Lisboa Hotel
Stay in the heart of Lisbon
One of our top picks in Lisbon. Jupiter Lisboa Hotel is a brand new 4-star hotel located in the centre of Lisbon. Just a 3-minute walk from the Campo Pequeno Arena and metro station, this hotel offers a rooftop outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers and panoramic views over the city.
Preserving its original 1906 façade, Jupiter Hotel’s spacious rooms are decorated with images of Lisbon and are equipped with free WiFi, air conditioning, soundproofing, a flat-screen TV and a work desk. Each private bathroom comes with a walk-in shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.
The on-site restaurant serves a hot breakfast buffet every morning and includes a varied menu with international and traditional Portuguese dishes. A room service is available for guests’ convenience.
Jupiter Lisboa Hotel’s 24-hour front desk can provide a variety of services including a shuttle service, bicycle and car rental, ticket service, luggage storage and a concierge service. A private garage exclusive for the hotel’s guests is available as well as 3 fully equipped meeting rooms. There is a 24-hour fitness centre available, free of charge.