Archive for the 'Santa Catarina' Category

Excellent gastronomy Lisbon: restaurant Pharmacia overlooking theTagus river, pharmaceutical paraphernalia Museum & “LSD” cocktail

Restaurant Pharmacia in Lisbon is integrated into the Pharmacy Museum just near Tagus river viewpoint (miradouro) Santa Catarina or Adamastor. The remarkable décor is inspired by pharmacies of the past, the menu is a surprise and the service is warm! Restaurant Pharmacia Lisbon – the garden in summertime on a Sunday afternoon Restaurant Pharmacia is integrated into the Museum of […]

Lisbon’s craziest night: June 12, open-air party’s historical areas, Eve of Saint Anthony (Santo António), a mix of religion & sex

Lisbon in June: wine, sangria, beer, the smell of grilled sardines, mojitos, caipirinhas, fado, pimba music and lots of people eating, drinking and dancing in the streets of the historical areas. On the eve of Saint Anthony day (June 13), Lisbon turns into a huge open air party! June 12, historic area Mouraria Rua da Guia Lisbon: Eve […]

Former Palace Santa Catarina Lisbon: history, art gallery, international ‘Pop Up’ festival & popular viewpoint Adamastor near the Tagus River

Right next to one of the most popular viewpoints (miradouros) on the river Tagus (Tejo) in Lisbon Adamastor,  you’ll find Palácio Verride, a former 18th- century Palace, better known as Palácio de Santa Catarina. ‘Pop Up’ 2010 Art Gallery Santa Catarina Palace: Artwork Tiago Chagas Nowadays the municipality of Lisbon is the owner of the former Palace, and excellent art […]

Restaurant ‘A Camponesa de Santa Catarina’ Lisbon near Bairro Alto & great cheap Portuguese food

One of my favorites and a very popular restaurant by ‘Lisboetas‘ (Lisboners) is restaurant ‘A Camponesa’ (The Peasant), a cozy place serving great Portuguese food. ‘A Camponesa’ is located in Santa Catarina near Bairro Alto ’s nightlife, 5 minutes walk from miradouro (view spot) Santa Catarina with spectacular views across the River Tejo to the 25 April Bridge and the Cristo Rei […]

Lisbon’s Bica funicular: highly valued by tourists, Santo António partying & breathtaking Tagus river views

The famous Bica funicular opened on 28 June, 1892, the only stepped street funicular in the city. It climbs the Rua da Bica for 245 metres from the Rua S. Paulo, near Santos, to the Calhariz district.   Bica funicular & partytime in June Partying in the small street around the famous Bica funicular, near […]

Walking around Lisbon: from Miradouro de Santa Catarina to the waterfront of the Tagus (Tejo) river

Don’t miss the wonderful views from Miradouro de Santa Catarina or ‘Adamastor‘, a popular gathering place in Lisbon. From this vista point you have the most breathtaking views of the Tagus (Tejo) river, the 25th of April Bridge and the Cristo Rei monument. ‘Adamastor‘ or Miradouro de Santa Catarina ( More information on this website) is one […]

Favorite places in Lisbon: Cafe Noobai, viewpoint Adamastor, relaxed ambience, great music, hipsters & amazing views over the river Tejo!

What a view! Certainly one of the favorite places of many Lisbon locals and visitors of the city. The entrance of Cafe Noobai is located on Miradouro (viewpoint) de Santa Catarina, also known as Adamastor. Cafe Noobai, view from the wonderful terrace overlooking the Tagus River This bar and restaurant in Lisbon is certainly worth a visit […]

Beautiful views over the Tagus river: Adamastor, viewpoint (Miradouro) Santa Catarina Lisbon & a popular gathering place

‘Adamastor’ is a popular viewpoint (miradouro) and gathering place in Lisbon which is officially called the Miradouro de Santa Catarina. From this vista point you have the most breathtaking views on the Tagus river, the 25th of April Bridge and the Cristo Rei monument. Beautiful boys! There is a small terrace with a bar serving drinks […]