Castelo de Sao Jorge

Type: Adventure, Attractions, Family Friendly, Great Views, Historic Sites, Romantic, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

A sightseeing favourite, Lisbon's castle is the most ubiquitous of the capital's tourist attractions and is a "must see" on any visitor itinerary. The 1755 earthquake destroyed much of the original...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-9pm
  • Hours May Vary Seasonally

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Ticket Concessions Available

  • Sightseeing: "Tickets aren't sold at the main entrance. Instead look for the office on the right of the path leading to the castle."
  • Things to Do with Kids: "Children under 12 are admitted free. The caste also runs free guided tours. Check the website beforehand for details and schedule."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: One of Lisbon's, indeed Portugal's, great historical landmarks, the castle remains part of the city's identity and is a compelling sightseeing draw.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: One of the city's greatest historical monuments, the castle remains a must-see for any visitor to Lisbon, and the views are spectacular!

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