Castelo de São Jorge

R. de Santa Cruz do Castelo, 1100-129 Lisboa, Portugal R. de Santa Cruz do Castelo, 1100-129 Lisboa, Portugal
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Castelo de São Jorge. Lisboa, Portugal

The Castle is located on the top of the highest hill of the city, the highest of Lisbon's 7 hills. It was built as a fortress by Visigoths in the 5th century, and later became the fortification of the Moors. In 1147 it was captured by the first king of Portugal D.Afonso Henriques. It was badly damaged in the earthquake of 1755. It's reconstruction was started in the late 20th century during the dictatorship of Salazar. It offers an extraordinary view over the city and the Tagus river.
1st of November to 28th of February - 9:00am to 18:00pm
1st of March to 31st of October - 9:00am to 21:00pm
Regular Adult Ticket Price: 7,50 eur.
Discounts - see here - http://castelodesaojorge.pt/en/t...
- Children up to 10 years old.
- Lisbon residents

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