Marvel with the amazing views over Alfama and Tejo river at Portas de Sol terrace.
Know for its Fado tradition, narrow paths and long stretches of stairs Alfama offers a unique atmosphere on its own.
While exercising your legs on your way to the top you will be offered the opportunity to get close to the locals and enjoy picturesque details like the clothes hanging drying outside the local businesses and the local’s day-to-day interactions,
At the very top there’s the belvedere “Portas do Sol” offering amazing views over the Tagus river and Alfama. Be ready to spend some time there enjoying the views and street performers, next head to some nearby local establishment to take a refreshment along with a pastel de nata ou fish cake (“Pastel de Bacalhau”).
(pro tip 1: another way to visit Portas do Sol viewpoint is by taking the Tram 28 and take part in one of the best ways to visit Lisbon)
(pro tip 2: Portas do Sol belvedere offers amazing views both during day and night)
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