The photography guide to Lisbon
Lisbon photography guide
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Most popular Lisbon photo spots
Most popular photography locations of Lisbon
Lisbon has many beautiful and photogenic locations that are popular on Instagram. Here are some of the most popular Instagram spots in Lisbon:
- Alfama: The oldest and most picturesque district of Lisbon, Alfama's narrow streets, colorful buildings, and historic landmarks make it a popular spot for Instagrammers.
- Miradouro de Santa Luzia: This terrace offers stunning views of the city, with the Tagus River and the rooftops of Alfama visible in the distance.
- Miradouro das Portas do Sol: Another popular viewpoint, Miradouro das Portas do Sol offers panoramic views of the city and is a great spot for sunset photos.
- LX Factory: This former industrial complex has been transformed into a creative hub, with trendy cafes, shops, and street art that provide great photo opportunities.
- Praça do Comércio: This grand square is one of the most iconic landmarks in Lisbon, with its yellow buildings and Arco da Rua Augusta providing a stunning backdrop for photos.
- Belem Tower: Located on the banks of the Tagus River, this 16th-century tower is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Lisbon and is a popular spot for Instagrammers.
- Pink Street: This street in the Cais do Sodré district is known for its pink pavement and neon lights, making it a popular spot for colorful and vibrant photos.
- Jerónimos Monastery: This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a beautiful example of Manueline architecture and offers many photo opportunities with its intricate carvings and details.
- São Jorge Castle: This medieval castle offers panoramic views of the city and is a popular spot for photos, especially at sunset.
- Rua da Bica: This charming street in the Bica neighborhood is known for its colorful buildings and the famous Bica funicular, which provides a unique backdrop for photos.
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If you want to explore beyond Lisbon, we have 108 photo spots and 1 event that you can visit in Portugal.
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