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  • Lisbon Card: 24, 48, or 72-Hour Pass

    1. Lisbon Card: 24, 48, or 72-Hour Pass

    Unlock the city of Lisbon with the flexible Lisbon Card. Enjoy unlimited travel on city transport, and free admission to 37 museums and historic buildings. Benefit from discounts at a vast range of attractions, vouchers for different shops, and a handy guide that explains how to use the card. After exchanging your GetYourGuide voucher for the magnetic card, the Lisbon Card immediately provides 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour access to the public transport system. Eligible on the Carris metro, buses, trams, and cable railways, it also works on CP trains between Cais do Sodré and Cascais, and trains between Oriente, Rossio, and Sintra.   Skip the lines to enter Jerónimos Monastery, and climb the Belem Tower. Enjoy free access to the National Tile Museum, the National Coach Museum, and others. Admire stunning palaces, including the Mafra National Palace and the Ajuda National Palace. Ride the...

    the life was much easier with Lisbon card, just buy it and every door will open in front of you ... :) you do not have to think about public transport, just get on anything moving and go ... or visit for free or get discount visiting different interesting places during your stay ...

  • Lisbon Half-Day Sightseeing Bus Tour

    2. Lisbon Half-Day Sightseeing Bus Tour

    Learn about the rich history of Lisbon on a guided half-day tour by bus. You will visit Belém Tower, the Monument to the Discoveries, Jerónimos Monastery, the Coach Museum, and cultural squares in the city. You'll receive an enlightening survey of gorgeous Lisbon. Making your way to the Belém quarter, you'll discover this jewel in Lisbon's crown. Located where the Tagus River meets the Atlantic, Belém is the launching point for Portugal's 15th- and 16th-century maritime explorations. Situated amongst modern exhibits and busy cafes are historical sites and monuments that defined an empire. Visit Belém Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and icon of the Age of Discovery, as well as the Monument to the Discoveries. Next, you'll be awed by the masterful Manueline architecture of Jerónimos Monastery, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nearby you'll find the Coach Museum, housing the most ...

    As seniors, this tour offered just enough walking with most of what we wanted to see of LISBON CITY CENTER and comfort of an enclosed bus because the weather in November was quite wet.

  • Lisbon: Private Hidden Historical Gems Tour

    3. Lisbon: Private Hidden Historical Gems Tour

    Get off the beaten track and join this private tour to Queluz and Ajuda Palace. After getting picked up from your hotel in Lisbon, head to the fascinating Palace of Queluz. Inside, discover a combination of Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical architectural designs, whilst in the gardens a French architectural style awaits you. In the elegant Throne Room, admire gold carvings and mirrors and see where royals used to host their guests. In the garden, wander among lakes, fountains and lead statues depicting mythological scenes. Finish your tour of the palace at the amazing Canal dos Azulejos, where you can admire 18th-century tile designs and see where the royal family used to ride a small boat on sunny afternoons. Next, head back to Lisbon to the Ajuda Palace, located in the Belem neighborhood. Inside, admire extravagant furniture, tapestries, sculptures, and decorative arts. Make your way ...

  • Lisbon: Guided Tour of Royal Palaces with Tickets

    4. Lisbon: Guided Tour of Royal Palaces with Tickets

    Depart from your meeting point in Lisbon and travel to Mafra for a full-day trip to the Royal Palaces of Lisbon, led by an expert guide. Start with a tour of the Royal Building of Mafra. Marvel at this Baroque complex, a World Heritage site that includes a Royal Palace, a Basilica, and a Convent. Head inside with your guide to discover its important collections, an 18th-century hospital, and an imposing 18th-century library. Next, hop back on your vehicle and head to the Palace of Queluz, a summer residence that became the royal family’s permanent residence. Enjoy some free time to stroll through its gardens. Stop for a lunch or just grab a snack at a local restaurant. Then, enjoy a guided visit to the luxuriously decorated Palace of Ajuda, the former residence of the royal family. Walk through its opulent chambers at its original arrangement. Afterward, board the van to be transferr...

  • Full-Day Private Tour: Lisbon, Sintra & Cascais

    5. Full-Day Private Tour: Lisbon, Sintra & Cascais

    Discover Lisbon on this extensive tour. Begin in the morning at the Avenida da Liberdade and visit the Baixa neighborhood. Along the way, stop to admire the cathedral or enjoy the incredible view from Graça, then pass the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora and the Pantheon to the streets of Chiado and Estrela. See the sights of Belém such as the Jéronimos Monastery, the Belém Tower and the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, and taste the most famous sweets from Portugal, the pastel de nata, before taking time for lunch. After lunch, head to Sintra and enjoy time to discover the historic city center or take the opportunity to visit the Palácio Nacional da Ajuda. Then go further to Cascais, past the incredible Boca do Inferno rock formation, and enjoy the opportunity to walk on the beach or wander the wonderful city center.

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What people are saying about Ajuda National Palace

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 3,104 reviews

the life was much easier with Lisbon card, just buy it and every door will open in front of you ... :) you do not have to think about public transport, just get on anything moving and go ... or visit for free or get discount visiting different interesting places during your stay ...

Easy to use, good for all teams, trains, buses, funicular and elevadors as well as free to the tile museum and discounts at others

You don't have to worry about tickets on site. You have to see what the Lisboa Card is valid for

Excellent transport, excellent value for money and a wide range of museums and attractions.

Exchange of the voucher without any problems. Very easy to use.