Known as the “City of the seven hills”, there are many scenic spots that ensure magnificent views. The best known are the miradouros of the Castelo de São Jorge, Portas do Sol, Graça, Nossa Senhora do Monte, São Pedro de Alcântara and Santa Catarina. There is also the Santa Justa elevator, in the Chiado area, and the cable cars of Gloria, Bica and Lavra, all of them classified as National Monuments.
In the western part of the city, Belém is another district you shouldn´t miss. A stroll through this area lets you discover the waterfront and the Jerónimos church and monastery, the Torre de Belém, the Centro Cultural de Belém and above all you can taste the city’s most acclaimed delicacy the famous Pastéis de Belém.