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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Theatre
“Originally called "Real Teatro de São João", its original construction was erected in 1794 by the determination of Francisco de Almada and Mendonça, with a project by the Italian architect Vicente Mazzoneschi, who had been the set designer of the Teatro de São Carlos in Lisboa.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Plaza
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“An absolute must! World famous hot dogs. Go to this original location rather than the new, larger venue on across the road.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Church
“The Parish Church of Santo Ildefonso was built in the first half of the 18th century, on the site of a former place of worship, namely, a chapel dedicated to a certain Santo Alifon, historically mentioned for the first time in the late 13th century. The chapel was brought down in 1709 due to its poor state, which gave way to the construction of the present Parish Church of Santo Ildefonso. Most of the construction works were completed in 1730, but it was not until 1739 that the edifice was completely set up and inaugurated.”
  • 6 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Bar
“If you like listening to Jazz Music and want to feel the NYC atmosphere, this is the place.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Plaza
“Batalha Square with Sao Joao National Theatre and close to Guindais Funicular, and to the highest part of the D. Luiz I bridge.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“Teixeira Lopes (senior) is the author of this sculpture inaugurated in February 1866. With a monumental octagonal pedestal, it has bas-reliefs in four surfaces, with the main facing north and showing the symbols of religion. The surface facing west shows the symbols of industry; the surface facing south, the symbols of agriculture; and the eastern surface shows the symbols of the arts”
  • 5 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Music Venue
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“The typical "Gazela" hot dogs! They have really nice counter where you can eat and see them being made... and the beer is always at the perfect temperature!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“A place not to be missed for those who like chocolate, candys and sweet-stuff.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Portuguese Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Plaza
  • 1 local recommends
  • 1 Experience
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Clothes Shop