Type: Attractions, Performing Arts, Uniquely Here, Unusual
The "Labyrinth", Portugal's first haunted house attraction, offers visitors an opportunity to have the wits scared out them by entering a world inhabited by the macabre – freaks, phantoms, ghouls,... Read More
The "Labyrinth", Portugal's first haunted house attraction, offers visitors an opportunity to have the wits scared out them by entering a world inhabited by the macabre – freaks, phantoms, ghouls, ghosts and other seriously insane individuals. Those foolhardy enough to enter the maze of mysterious tunnels, dank dungeons and creepy corridors embark on a journey through the country's dark past. This is a hidden place where myths, legends and the unwholesome truth are brought to life by actors lurking in frightening character throughout a series of realistic sets and waiting to "greet" unsuspecting mortals. Essentially a history lesson in the supernatural, some of the episodes nevertheless highlight genuine Portuguese horror stories, of serial killers, mad doctors and of course the dreadful Inquisition. Dare you visit?
- Best Attractions & Activities: "The Labyrinth is not for the nervous or fainthearted, and children under 12 are not admitted. Visitors should note that some of the sets are illuminated by strobe light."
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Cleverly conceived and performed, the Labyrinth in Lisbon is currently the only haunted house attraction in Portugal, and is frightening and fun in unequal measure.