Lisbon’s best attractions: Alfama

Nuno Caetano Licensed Broker


Alfama is one of the oldest and most emblematic neighborhoods of Lisbon, having survived the great earthquake in 1755. Alfama is Lisbon’s oldest neighborhood, spreading on the slope between the São Jorge Castle and the Tejo River. Alfama is one of the most authentic and historical neighborhoods of all times, and its special architecture expresses that so intensely and spiritually that visitors are overcome with emotion. It stands as a time capsule to the years before the 1755 earthquake that…