Many of Lisbon’s key attractions are within easy driving distance of Pragal, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s list is the fabulous Cristo Rei and the iconic Forum Almada. Two other interesting attractions you’ll find nearby Pragal are the Afonso de Albuquerque Square and the National Coach Museum.
Pragal offers some interesting cultural attractions nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Browse the interactive and traditional museums and galleries of Berardo Collection, Chiado Museum and the CCB Cultural Center of Belem. The area is a great place for art lovers. Make sure you see the National Museum of Ancient Art. Experience the region’s best and brightest strut their stuff at the Belem Cultural Center, the National Theatre of D. Maria II and the National Theater of Sao Carlos.
If you love nature and wildlife, visit the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Follow the paths through botanical displays, mingle with locals, or just relax in the shade at the Floresta de Monsanto Park.
Spots such as the Santa Justa Elevator, Rossio Square and the Marques de Pombal Square make great places to visit while you are in the Pragal area,. For a relaxing change of pace, spend a little time at the area’s most sacred sites, such as the Old Church of Our Lady of the Conception and the Church of Sao Roque. If you’re a history buff, Lisbon’s past has been beautifully preserved at the Ajuda National Palace.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, stock up on groceries or just window shop at popular shopping destinations such as the Amoreiras Shopping Center.
Sports fanatics visiting Pragal should head to Restelo Stadium to see the C.F. Os Belenenses taking on visiting rivals. On match days follow the river of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
When you’re ready to slow down after a day spent exploring the charms of Pragal, check in to one of the area's many short and long stay accommodation options. The Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade, the Vincci Baixa and the Internacional Design Hotel are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.