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MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology is the new cultural centre for Lisbon.
It’s a museum where these three areas intertwine within a space of debate, discovery, critical thinking and international dialogue. It’s an innovative project which establishes a connection between the new building, designed by Amanda Levete Architects’ studio, and Central Tejo Power Station, one of Portugal’s most prominent examples of industrial architecture from the first half of the 20th century, and one of the most visited museums in the country.
MAAT’s ambition is to present national and international exhibitions by contemporary artists, architects and thinkers. The programme will also include various curatorial perspectives on EDP Foundation’s private Art Collection, reflecting current subject matters and trends.
This house, winner of the 1905 Valmor Architecture Award and the former Studio of the painter José Malhoa, was purchased in 1932 by the ophthalmologist and art collector Dr António Anastácio Gonçalves (1888-1965), who used the house to display his impressive collection, which he wished to bestow to the State.
The collection includes a wide variety of objects, in particular Portuguese 19th century naturalist paintings and decorative art pieces, highlighted by an exquisite collection of Chinese porcelain.
Visitors to this house-museum can view the collections in the welcoming and day-to-day ambience of a house that is also a museum.
Besides the display, study and preservation of the permanent collection, the house-museum offers guided thematic visits and artistic expression workshops to foster life-long art learning experiences.
The house-museum also features free concerts, colloquiums and conferences.
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.
The Jerónimos Monastery is a National Monument and was classified a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.
King Manuel I built a large monastery near the location where the Infante D. Henrique ordered a church to be built in the mid-15th century by invocation of St. Mary of Belém.
To immortalise the memory of the Infante, for his intense devotion to Our Lady and faith in St. Jerome, in 1496 King Manuel I decided to found the Monastery of St. Mary of Belém, near the city of Lisbon, next to the Tagus River.
Donated to the monks of the Order of St. Jerome, today it is commonly known as the Jerónimos Monastery.
A pantheon of the Avis-Beja Dynasty, in the 19th century the church became the sepulchre for heroes and poets: Vasco da Gama and Luís de Camões.
A notable work of architecture, it became part of Portuguese identity and culture.
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.
Visit Taylor’s shop and tasting room in Lisbon and choose from a selection of our best and rarest Ports. In our tasting room, you can pair our Ports with Portuguese products.
One of the prettiest theatres in Lisbon, set between shops and restaurants in Chiado. It lights up the streets by day and holds your interest in the city by night.
Catch a show at a unique place in Lisbon. The national opera house, as it is known by many, is an erudite, sophisticated and unique venue in the city.
One of the country’s most important theatres. Discover an important building which ennobles one of Lisbon’s best known squares with an imposing and cultural style.
Uma das maiores salas de espectáculos de Lisboa que apresenta, em exclusivo e durante todo ano, os grandes espectáculos de Filipe La Féria como é a Revista à Portuguesa e os grandes Musicais.
We know that great guides provide great tours! That's why during our guided tours you will be accompanied by one of our team members, able to create unforgettable moments of your holiday in Portugal.
The Nations Park Gondola Lift is endowed with 40 closed cabins with capacity for 8. The trip lasts 8 to 12 minutes on a course of 1230 meters over the Tagus River where we see a breathtaking panorama of the Nations Park.
Our company offers a range of luxury transport services for visitors and tourists. TempoVip because the quality is made of details!
With 20 years of experience, the largest fleet of identical sailboats and a highly professional team we are the ideal partner for all nautical activities 365 days a year.
Explore and invest in certified handicrafts at this unique place that’s well worth visiting with time on your hands so you can observe and appreciate the work of its artisans.
Centrally in Lisbon, the Beautique Hotels Figueira offers unique experiences and features a rooftop Spa overlooking the São Jorge Castle.
The Decadente offers Portuguese cocktails and dishes with a modern twist in the centre of Bairro Alto, in a meeting point between locals and travellers.
The Independente is the product of a fresh hospitality vision providing the background for travellers as well as locals to come together in a multi-cultural environment in the bohemian heart of Lisbon.
The Insólito presents flavours and ingredients in unexpected combinations, exploring the unusual side of food and drink, with signature cocktails.
The Lingerie Restaurant is the first erotic chain of restaurants in Portugal! The concept rests in a mix of high-quality aphrodisiac cuisine, glamorous environment, lively and tasteful entertainment.
The Lumiares in the heart of Bairro Alto is the perfect base to explore the city of Lisbon. Feel at home in the comfort of our sophisticated rooms, relax in the SPA and enjoy the unique view of Lumi Rooftop.
With an excellent location, The Vintage Lisboa combines the comfort and the luxury of a 5 star hotel with Spa, only 300 meters from the famous Avenida da Liberdade
Time Travellers was created by two archeologists and offers you a range of tours and activities that will allow you to discover Portugal’s history and culture. Join us in our time travels and explore the best of what our country has to offer!