"Cerca Velha" Wall

Type: Architecture, Attractions, Free Attractions, Historic Sites, Sightseeing, Uniquely Here

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Remnants of Lisbon's old city walls can be admired at various sites throughout the city. Some of the best-preserved areas can be found along Rua dos Bacalhoeiros, near the river. Constructed during...  Read More


  • Historic Sites: "Visitors can follow the route of the Lisbon walls by following way signed information posts set at strategic points in the city. For more information and details about guided walk options, call the tourism office listed here."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: The old city walls represent an important period in Lisbon's history and an excellent example of medieval defensive architecture.

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