Start by taking the Santa Justa Elevator (1) up to the ruins of the Carmo Convent (2), destroyed in the 1755 earthquake. This is the only remaining example of early gothic architecture in Lisbon.
Bairro Alto Cais do Sodré
At the top of the Glória Funicular (1) are the gardens and belvedere of S. Pedro de Alcântara (2). Continue past them along Rua D. Pedro V until you come to the Príncipe Real Gardens (3), under which there is a water cistern, built in 1864 that can be visited on weekdays.
Estrela Prazeres Alcântara Docas
Begin your walk at the Estrela Gardens (Jardim da Estrela) (1) with their wrought iron bandstand: Busses: 9, 27; Trams: 25, 28. Facing the gardens is the Estrela Basilica (Basílica da Estrela) (2), in late baroque and neo-classical style.
Mouraria Castelo Alfama
This walk begins at the Martim Moniz Metro station in Rua do Capelão (1) and continues along Rua da Mouraria to the Church of Senhora da Saúde (2), with its beautiful tiles and carved wood altar.
This western suburb has an enormous number of prime tourist sights and cultural attractions. Bus: 14, 27, 29, 43, 49, 51. Tram: 15. Train: Belém station on the Cais do Sodré – Cascais line.
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