This Lisbon icon opened in 1902 and has since connected Baixa with Chiado. The Elevador de Santa Justa is 45 meters high and is one of Lisbon's top attractions. It is one of the most visited and most photographed monuments in the city. It offers a 360-degree view from the top to downtown Lisbon and…
The Elevador de Santa Justa is a 19th century lift that transports passengers up the steep hill from the Baixa district to the Largo do Carmo and the ruins of the Carmo Church.
The views from the top of this structure are incredible but do expect long line ups to go up the historic elevator. But, there are so many great spots to catch a view of this incredible city from above that if you don't get to see it here you will be fine. You can still capture some incredible…
You cannot miss it when you pass it while ambling through the downtown district. It offers enviable views over this old part of Lisbon, and it is a privilege to travel in this elevator designed by Ponsard, a disciple of the great master of iron works, Gustave Eiffel, more than a hundred years ago.
“São Jorge Castle is located in the parish of Santa Maria Maior, in the city and municipality of Lisbon, in Portugal. The first fortresses of the castle date from the 1st century BC, having been rebuilt several times by various peoples and given different names.”
“Its construction began in the second half of the twelfth century, after the conquest of the city from the Moors by D. Afonso Henriques, and today presents itself as a mixture of architectural styles. It has been classified as a National Monument since 1910.”
“The architecture of this large archway into one of the most popular streets in Lisbon is fabulous! If you want to have truely one of the best views I suggest taking a trip up to the top of the archway for only about 3€ per person it is breathtaking! ”
“It is only 1,9 km from hotel Vila Queirós. From Praça dos Restauradores, the funicular climbs up Calçada da Glória towards the Bairro Alto neighbourhood. It’s a fun ride, and in a couple of minutes you’ll be looking at Lisbon’s rooftops from the Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara at the top of the hill.”