Castelo de São Jorge

One of the Oldest Remains in Lisbon

The Castelo de São Jorge is a castle towering over Lisbon. This is a historic place with a rich history. And also a place with a wonderful view over the city.

When you walk through the city you will automatically see the Castelo de São Jorge. If you visit the Castelo de São Jorge you will soon notice that the castle has a rich past. The foundations of this castle date back to the 6th century BC.

The Celts lived here, but also the Phoenicians, the Greeks, the Carthaginians, the Romans, the Visigoths and the Moors. The castle and the city of Lisbon were captured from the Moors during the Second Crusade with the help of Northern European Crusaders. 

Most Beautiful Viewpoint of Lisbon

You can walk over the old walls under the pine trees with an unprecedented view over the city of Lisbon and the Tagus. And you immediately understand why this place was chosen to build the castle.

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