JARDIM DO TABACO
Lisbon's trendiest waterfront
The dockland development in
Santa Apolonia train station right below the hill of Alfama
is a complete contrast to the
medieval atmosphere of this ancient quarter.
It has become one of the hippest places in the city, with former warehouses turned into a sleek
nightclub, high-class eateries, and trendy shops.
It is a great place to admire the immense Tagus River at sunset and to relax after wandering through the alleys of Alfama. The restaurants have outdoor tables facing the river and attract a largely local crowd.
The name "Tobacco Garden Dock" recalls the time when it was Lisbon's main depot for storing tobacco.
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How to Visit
How: Metro - Santa Apolonia station.
National Pantheon - The domed church that took centuries to complete.
São Vicente de Fora Church - A 16th century monastery with an exceptional tiled interior.
Casa dos Bicos - A 16th century architectural curiosity.
Military Museum - A testament to the country's battles.
Fado Museum - The story of the national music.
The Tile Museum - An ancient art form in a lavish old convent.