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On March 1st, Casa Fernando Pessoa, at Rua Coelho da Rocha nº 16, will close its doors, reopening them later this year, more accessible to all visitors and showcasing a new museography project which will grant wider access to the writer’s estate.
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Visit the home of the greatest Portuguese literary genius of the 20th century in one of the most iconic bairros of Lisbon.
The Casa Fernando Pessoa, in Campo de Ourique, is a cultural centre where book presentations, talks, debates, conferences and exhibitions are held. From children to scholars, everyone comes to meet the writer whose talent was so great a single name couldn’t contain it.
And this is where you’ll find the original writing table where he invented his many alter egos, as well as many other personal objects such as his typewriter, glasses and books. In fact, his private library has so many books that they have all been digitalised and can be consulted online. After taking a guided or themed tour, you can recharge your batteries with something to eat at the excellent restaurant.
The traditional Portuguese food served does justice to the poet’s work and the wine list accompanies the style.
And if you haven’t yet read it, take a copy of the Book of Disquiet with you. It’s essential reading.
Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro was a Portuguese artist and caricaturist who revolutionised the arts and press in the 19th century.
His artistic talent revealed itself in the thousands of creations, drawings, ceramics and writings he produced during his life.
Learn more about the celebrated creator of “Zé Povinho”, the extreme caricature of the Portuguese people, who was respected by his friends and even critics for his huge talent and shrewdness.
Visit his museum designed by the architect Álvaro Machado in the early 20th century in Lisbon’s Campo Grande and get to know one of the most extraordinary collections by one of Portugal’s most effervescent and creative minds.
VIRTUAL TOUR - https://gulbenkian.pt/museu/en/collections/virtual-tour/
Discover the collections, centre of modern art, bookshop, gardens and open-air auditorium where a very important part of Lisbon’s cultural life takes place.
The Gulbenkian is Lisbon’s greatest cultural venue.
Created through the will of a notable humanist – Calouste Gulbenkian – the foundation’s purpose is to promote the universal values of humankind. The arts, science and education are therefore given a special emphasis.
The museum, art library, modern art centre, with the largest collection of 20th-century Portuguese art, and the temporary exhibitions attract thousands of visitors every day. Gulbenkian Música, with its choir, orchestra and guests organises truly unique programmes whose tickets sell out quickly. Besides this, the gardens, research centre and publications attract many other people, creating an impressive field of knowledge and human experience.
Set some time aside in your day to absorb the unique atmosphere of this extraordinary place.
The Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva Foundation was created to study and to diffuse the knowledge of Vieira da Silva work, one of the most outstanding in the 20th century, as well as her husband work, Arpad Szenes. Based in a way to give a time/ historical and esthetical frame to the art of these two artists, the Foundation presents, regularly, temporary exhibitions from other artists, national and international, who lived or shared with them artistics affinities. The museum program also aims to give a place to Arpad Szenes and Vieira da Silva’s work in the panorama of national and international art.
Located in a modern building at one end of the Gulbenkian gardens, the museum is dedicated to art from the late nineteenth century, including painting, sculpture, drawing and photography.
Currently has more than 10,000 works, presented cyclically in new exhibitions to show the Portuguese modern art.
Specialized tourism for persons with reduced mobility and seniors, through a varied range of tours in adapted vehicles and points of interest which can be accessed by wheelchair
Every Saturday, in the garden of Campo Pequeno, you’ll find stalls full of the authentic, certified and organic flavours of Lisbon – and Portugal.
Discover the giant stone aqueduct that crosses Lisbon and contributed so much to its development, providing generations of locals with water and withstanding the 1755 earthquake.
The Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva Foundation was created to study and to diffuse the knowledge of Vieira da Silva work, one of the most outstanding plastic artist in the 20th century, as well as her husband work, Arpad Szenes.
Discover the life and work of one of Portugal’s greatest painters, an artist whose unique status within Portuguese art is well worth getting to know better.
One of the most impressive and attractive churches in Lisbon. Take some time to admire this impressive piece of architecture and discover the surrounding area.
The Bedeteca de Lisboa, at Palácio do Contador-Mor, is specialized in comics but also has several rooms dedicated to different literary genres. Outside, visitors will be able to enjoy a pleasant garden.
The Be Lisbon Hostel is located in the center of Lisbon and offers a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, with a team of staff always available to help during your stay.
Urban handicrafts meet residential neighbourhood in this Lisbon market, where it’s worth spending some time. Discover a different bairro from those in the tourist guides.
Visit this museum in Lisbon’s Campo Grande and discover an extraordinary collection produced by one of Portugal’s most creative minds.
This is one of those cultural venues in Lisbon that has to be seen. A marker in the city’s public and cultural life, the Gulbenkian is a surprising and compelling place.
Find out more about the history of a bullring that has been converted into a venue for cultural events where countless concerts and shows are staged.
Campo Pequeno Shopping Center consists of 60 shops, 20 restaurants, 8 movie theatres, a supermarket and a parking. Next to Metro, Train and bus stop.
Discover the home and work of Fernando Pessoa, one of Portugal’s greatest poets. Find out how he lived and where he wrote; and imagine what he saw from his window to feed his inspiration.
A team of professionals waiting for you At the beginning a shy smile and an unknown look, but at the end of the day a happy smile and a look of eternal friendship