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

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 neighborhood in 2012....  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Wed-Sat 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, which is, in fact, the free-to-enter Museu do Dinheiro."
  • 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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