Castle Of Sao JorgeCurrently Closed
- Address: Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo, 1100-129 Lisbon, Portugal
- Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +351-218800620
- Ticket Price: 80 EUR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Castle, Square, Family And Kids, Fort, Heritage Building
The Castle of Sao Jorge is renowned as a Moorish manor possessing a highly summoning topmost ridge disregarding the notable focus of the Portuguese city of Lisbon and Tagus River. The firmly sustained fortification dates since the medieval time of Portuguese history, and is one of the principle vacationer locales of Lisbon. The chateau's foot shaped impression is harshly square, and it was initially surrounded by a divider, to shape a fortification.
The stronghold complex comprises of the manor itself or the castelejo, and some subordinate edifices inclusive of the vestiges of the imperial castle, the arrangements, and a vast terraced square from which a great panoramic view of Lisbon is visible. The principle passageway to the fortress is a nineteenth century entryway surmounted by the ensign of Portugal, the name of Queen Maria II, dated the year of 1846. This door allows access to the fundamental square- the Praca d'armas. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Lisbon Itinerary 7 Days.
- The Praca d'armas is embellished with old cannons and a bronze statue of Afonso Henriques, the Portuguese ruler who conquered the manor from the Moors. This model is a duplicate of the nineteenth century original model by the artist Antonio Soares dos Reis.
- Periscope- Tower of Ulysses (subject to weather conditions) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.
- Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo
- Santo Sntonio Alfama
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85.83% of people who visit Lisbon include Castle Of Sao Jorge in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
34.35% of people start their Castle Of Sao Jorge visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Castle Of Sao Jorge
89.24% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Castle Of Sao Jorge
This is one of the must see places in Lisbon. It is relatively easy to get to and is inexpensive considering the size. There is usually a long line to get in but it moves quickly and buskers near the entrance are a great distraction. You can walk along the tops of all the walls and climb each turret, something I hadn't experienced in other castles.
I highly recommend this place! It’s an impressive castle and you’re free to wander around and see the great views over Lisbon. There’s plenty of steps though, especially if you’re interested in going up the turrets/towers, so it’s not the most accessible place. The castle feels large and well maintained, and there’s a museum with a permanent exhibit explaining the history behind the castle.
Cool place to walk around for a while! Stroll along the castle walls and feel like a king or queen of days past. Not too crowded, and there's a little stand to buy wine which you can sip while you explore. The excavation area was closed when we went though so we didn't get to see everything. Make sure you wear good shoes and socks, your feet will thank you.
A must if you want a view over the town. It is not the easiest walk to the main entrance but once you are in stunning view of the city will be rewarding. They have cafes but if you can always buy a bottle or two of green wine to enjoy. The castle is not big but not easy to navigate so allow yourself at least an hour to appreciate 360 degree view
The castle is a really good place to visit. We had a guide who spoke English and was very knowledgeable about everything that involved the castle and also the history of Lisbon too. We found it really informative and would like to thank Alex our guide for such an interesting tour.
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The ticket price of São Jorge Castle is 8.50 Euro.Report Abuse