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"Alfama" Alfama Quarter Tip by Sarita76

Alfama Quarter, Lisbon: 67 reviews and 136 photos

  Lisbon - The Alfama district
by Sarita76

Alfama is the oldest and most peculiar district of Lisbon, with its narrow winding streets and colourful buildings.
The name of the area comes from the moorish "Al-hamma" and the hillside of Alfama survived the great 1755 earthquake. The Castelo de São Jorge is located on the top of the hill.

Address: 1100-172 Alfama, Lisbon
Directions: Between Castelo de São Jorge & Rio Tejo.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 9, 2003
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