Ajuda is near a range of colorful Lisbon’s more popular attractions. Among the most interesting places to explore are the fabulous Belem National Palace and the incredible National Coach Museum. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Afonso de Albuquerque Square and the National Archaelogical Museum.
Ajuda has a number of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Discover the museums and galleries of Berardo Collection and the CCB Cultural Center of Belem. Go and see a live performance at the Belem Cultural Center.
When it’s time escape the city, head to the nearby outdoor areas. Read a book or newspaper in one of the local parks and gardens, which include the Floresta de Monsanto Park.
Lisbon has many interesting attractions including the Monument of the Discoveries and the Calouste Gulbekian Planetarium. To learn more about the local historic attractions, be sure to check out the Ajuda National Palace.
Come see local sporting heroes, the C.F. Os Belenenses, take on their rivals at the iconic Restelo Stadium. On match days follow the sea of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs for a post-game drink.
When you’re ready to rest up after enjoying the charms of Ajuda, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Pestana Palace Hotel & National Monument, the Vila Gale Opera and the Altis Belém Hotel & Spa are among the many great places to stay around here.