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Alfama and Mouraria Free Tour - The oldest districts in Lisbon

Your Guru: Hi Lisbon Walking Tours
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4.8
956 ratings
  • Lisbon
  • Available in English, Spanish
  • 2h and 30min

About the Guru

Hi Lisbon Walking Tours is a local company founded to provide tours with small groups for a better experience of the city and take you out of the beaten track to show the authentic Lisbon. Our team of local guides, are very knowledgeable, well informed, entertaining and free to give their touch according to the expectation of each group. We are passionate about Lisbon and w... More

Hi Lisbon Walking Tours is a local company founded to provide tours with small groups for a better experience of the city and take you out of the beaten track to show the authentic Lisbon. Our team of local guides, are very knowledgeable, well informed, entertaining and free to give their touch according to the expectation of each group. We are passionate about Lisbon and would like to share this love with you providing the best walking tours around the city and showing why Lisbon has become such a popular destination recently, with its charming streets, lovely architecture, colorful houses and fantastic weather.

About the Tour

Join us on a fantastic tour around Alfama and Mouraria, the oldest neighborhoods in Lisbon and discover the origins of this incredible city, which is one of the oldest ones in Europe.

For over 3000 years, different civilizations left their mark in Lisbon. The Phoenicians, the Romans, the Visigoths, the Moors and finally the Christians, led by the first King of Portugal, Afonso Henriques.

From the shores of the Tagus river up to São Jorge Castle, you will be able to feel the mix of cultures so unique to Lisbon and learn a bit more about its history, culture and curiosities. The charming narrow streets, the famous “azulejos” on the walls, the clothes on the balconies, the iconic trams, the many steps up and down, the delicious local food, the friendly locals and the soul of the Portuguese culture, Fado.

Our team of local guides, are very knowledgeable, well informed, entertaining and free to give their touch to guarantee the best tour!

Some places we'll see on this tour: 

  • Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square)
  • Augusta Street Arch
  • Sé Cathedral
  • Casa dos Bicos
  • The streets of Alfama
  • St. Antony's Church
  • Portas do Sol viewpoint
  • The National Pantheon
  • St. Vincent's Church
  • Santa Luzia viewpoint
  • St. George Castle
  • The old wall of Lisbon
  • The streets of Mouraria
  • The oldest house in Lisbon
  • The incredible street art of Lisbon
  • 25th of April Bridge
  • Christ the King
  • Vasco da gama Bridge 
  • and many more.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Look for the orange umbrella at Praça do Comércio (the Commerce Square), close to the big arch

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
A minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (956)

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4.81
Fun
4.61
Expression
4.72
Quality
4.71
Route
4.65
Sigrid
10 Aug 2022 Barcelona
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Travelled in group - Aug 2022

Claudia fue muy atenta, y con muchísimo carisma nos explico todo lo interesante del tour, hasta nos llevo a un lugar a probar el licor típico... Realmente una experiencia enriquecedora y el grupo una pasada!

Carmen garcia
10 Aug 2022 Madrid
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Travelled in group - Aug 2022

Nos tocó con rafa, dividieron en 2 grupos. El recorrido genial, pero el guia poco profesional, no imparcial, contabs opiniones y cosas personales mas que datos, duró 4 horas en vez de 2

Alba
10 Aug 2022 Barcelona
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Ana Honzález
10 Aug 2022 Barcelona
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Travelled in group - Aug 2022

Alvaro
10 Aug 2022 Madrid
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Travelled in group - Aug 2022


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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!