D. Dinis Wall

Type: Architecture, Art & Culture, Cultural Venues, Family Friendly, Free Attractions, Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums, Outdoor Activities - Winter, Unusual

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Historic Sites: Set underneath the Church of S. Julião in Lisbon's Baixa (downtown) district is the D. Dinis Wall, a section of medieval wall unearthed during the rehabilitation of the neighbourhood in 2012....  Read More
Free Things to Do: Underneath the streets of Lisbon is one of the city's more unusual sightseeing attractions, the D. Dinis Wall. Stretching for nearly 30m, the wall dates from the 13th century and is named after King...  Read More
Family-Friendly Museums: One of the city's more unusual museum facilities, the D. Dinis Wall and Interpretation Centre provides visitors with a fascinating glimpse of 13th-century Lisbon. Furthermore, this archaeological...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Tue-Sun 10am-6pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Historic Sites: "Entry to the Interpretation Centre is free and also allows visitors access to the church where contemporary art exhibitions are held."
  • Free Things to Do: "The Interpretation Centre is housed in the refurbished Church of S. Juliao, where exhibitions of contemporary art are held."
  • Family-Friendly Museums: "Take time to wander the deconsecrated church set above the Interpretation Centre, itself part of the Bank of Portugal's former premises. And look out for the old bank vault."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: This is the only medieval city wall in Lisbon that can be fully appreciated and understood in a purpose-built Interpretation Centre.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: The D. Dinis Wall is the only medieval wall in Lisbon showcased within an Interpretation Centre. It's complemented by a museum and gallery space.
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: A fantastic example of how an important archaeological site can be incorporated into an existing building, the D. Dinis Wall enriches the Lisbon visitor experience.

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