Arco da Rua Augusta

Type: Attractions, Family Friendly, Great Views, Historic Sites, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Activities - Summer, Outdoor Activities - Winter, Sightseeing

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The triumphal arch, better known as the Rua Augusta Arch, is one of the city's most recognised historic monuments. Standing on the north side of Praca do Comercio. The 19th-century landmark was...  Read More


  • Best for Attractions near Cruise Port Because: The views from the monument's roof take in the city's entire downtown area and the riverfront. You can even see your own cruise ship!
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: After decades of neglect the arch and its clock room have been fully renovated and opened to the public.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Closed to the public for many years, the recent re-opening of the arch has provided visitors with another spectacular Lisbon sightseeing opportunity.

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