The People’s Guide to Lisbon

The People’s Guide to Lisbon

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where to steam in lisbon
Lisbon's Public Steamrooms and Saunas
Food, Kittens, and Cuteness: Q & A with Abacaxi Lab

Things to Do

Events Calendar

There’s a lot going on in Lisbon, but we curate what’s up so you know…

Museums

What are the top places for art, history, puppets, and more? We’ve done the legwork.…

Parks and Gardens

Lisbon’s top outdoor spaces range from miradouros, to green parks and gardens, and yes, cemeteries.…

Shopping

We love Lisbon because it’s a small town wrapped up inside a big city. Prices…

Restaurants

Restaurants, cafes, kiosks, and more, Lisbon's got all kinds of kitchens, and we've reviewed them…

Bars

With incredible vinho and cheap beer everywhere, you'll need a guide to get your drink…

Clubs

Put on your dancing sapatos! Party ’til sunrise like a Lisboeta at one of these…

Golfing

If you judge a course by its par threes, these two courses near Lisbon won’t disappoint…

Biking

It may be hilly and bumpy, but bike lanes are popping up in LX and…

Surfing

Here’s some info on the top three spots to grab a wave and get maps of dozens more surf…

Rock Climbing

There’s tons of climbing around Lisbon, even multi-pitch trad if you…

Essentials for Visitors

Cooking with Claudia, a Better Martha Stewart for Lisbon
Cooking with Claudia, a Better Martha Stewart for Lisbon

Living in Lisboa

Lisbon's Public Steamrooms and Saunas
Lisbon's Public Steamrooms and Saunas

Latest Restaurant Reviews

Lisbon Events
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09:30 to Jan 31 | PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT ...
to Jan 31 | PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT ...
Jan 21 @ 09:30 – 18:00
to Jan 31 | PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT | Exposição IPF – 50 anos | Arroios | FREE @ IPF - Instituto Português de Fotografia | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
Nowadays, everybody’s a photographer. But that wasn’t the case 50 years ago. And, on second thought, it’s not really the case today either. Because selfie-takers don’t count. The Portuguese Institute of Photography (IPF), however, has[...]
11:00 to Apr 23| ART EXHIBIT | João Lo...
to Apr 23| ART EXHIBIT | João Lo...
Jan 21 @ 11:00 – 18:00
to Apr 23| ART EXHIBIT | João Louro: Linguistic Ground Zero | Belém | 5€ @ MAAT Museum | Lisboa | Portugal
The Meriam-Webster dictionary defines “ground zero” as: 1. the point directly above, below, or at which a nuclear explosion occurs. 2. the center or origin of rapid, intense, or violent activity or change. Most people[...]
11:00 to Feb 25 | EXHIBIT | Haus Wittg...
to Feb 25 | EXHIBIT | Haus Wittg...
Jan 21 @ 11:00 – 19:00
to Feb 25 | EXHIBIT | Haus Wittgenstein | Art, Architecture, and Philosophy | Belém | 5€ @ MAAT | Lisboa | Portugal
Considered by some to be the greatest philosopher since Immanuel Kant, Ludwig Wittgenstein played a controversial role in 20th-century analytic philosophy. We’re all for logic, the philosophy of mind, language, and mathematics, so we’re excited[...]
12:45 to Feb 24 | PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT ...
to Feb 24 | PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT ...
Jan 21 @ 12:45 – 15:45
to Feb 24 | PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT | Silence and Memory : 23 Nobel Prizes in Literature | Alfama | 3€ @ Fundação José Saramago | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal
“Inside us there is something that has no name, that something is what we are.” Jose Saramago. Silence and memory are mutually resptful friends, if one reads enough Saramago. SILENCE AND MEMORY – 23 Nobel[...]
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Interviews with Lisboetas

  • Chimera Beer Pub: Tapping into Alcântara- Owner Adam takes Atlas on a tour of the new Chimera Beer Pub on Rua Prior do Crato Inside a stone tunnel set into a corner in Alcântara across near Praça da Armada, Adam and his wife Raquel have been slinging beers and NYC-style grub since their opening on June 7. The tunnel, which dates back to 1750, […]
  • Pessoas of Lisboa: Faisa Nuur- "Imperfections are perfection."
  • MOTELX 2017: Nine Directors, Five Questions- Nine Portuguese directors are vying for the top short-film prize at the 2017 MOTELX and Atlas got the inside scoop on what makes them tremble.

History and Customs

Lisbon Street Team

  • Marcha Global da Marijuana: Fighting for Legalization in Lisbon- Weed, marijuana, pot — the list is endless, and the conversation about legalization in Portugal is in full swing. A proposal was originally submitted to parliament by Bloco de Esquerda and Pessoas-Animais-Natureza, seeking to legalize medical marijuana and cultivation for personal use. However, this seems to have been a step too far, and after resistance […]
  • Fábrica da Pólvora: The Explosive New Art Scene in Oeiras- Who would have thought that eight stops from Lisbon’s Rossio station in Barcarena, there’s a city of artist studios that laughs in the face of the co-working space concept, a green space, a killer buffet-style restaurant, an outdoor amphitheater, and an archeological museum all in the same complex?
  • A Walk Inside the Abandoned Trafaria Prison- Presídio da Trafaria was where opponents of the Salazar regime were tried, defended by crooked lawyers, beaten seven ways from Sunday, and then jailed and left to rot.

Trips outside Lisbon

Portugal's Best: Eleven Beaches You Shouldn't Miss
Portugal's Best: Eleven Beaches You Shouldn't Miss
The Portuguese Coastal Route to Santiago de Compostela
The Portuguese Coastal Route to Santiago de Compostela

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