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Rua dos Correeiros Archaeological Nucleus

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interesting trip to past of lisbon

the person who gave us the tour was very passionate and gave an excellent tour. the best part it... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Dhruv K
Worth a visit!

A free tour of archeological remains below a functioning bank in Baixa district. Make sure to sign... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
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Rua dos Correeiros 15 23, Lisbon 1100-161, Portugal
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

the person who gave us the tour was very passionate and gave an excellent tour. the best part it was free.

Thank Dhruv K
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Didn’t actually see the ruins because apparently you need to reserve your spot ahead of time and we were turned away at the door saying they were all booked up for the rest of the day. It doesn’t state ANYWHERE on their website that you...More

Thank Dina V
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

A free tour of archeological remains below a functioning bank in Baixa district. Make sure to sign up before hand. Our guide was very knowledgeable and spoke great English.

Thank hungryhungryhamster
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

If you love archaeology, you can’t miss this place in Lisbon. You’ll be guided through centuries of history, and everything is free. Just book in advance as the tours may be all booked. The entrance is on this street but on the parallel one.

Thank Tatjana S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was one of my favourite days during our visit to Lisbon. We booked our free tour for our family of five. Very informative and excellent guide.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This museum is based on the artefacts found when the bank next door was doing work. it gives an insight into how the area looked in roman times with much of the roman buildings still clear. Its free entry but the tours are done in...More

Thank Lynsey S
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We searched this place out to see the underground ruins obviously, BUT, we were blown away by the beauty of the building itself. It is the original Bank of Portugal. You don't have to do a tour, you can just wander round by yourself which...More

Thank david o
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Not usually a fan of yours but this was as exception. A lovely your guide who provided lots of information on the ruins under the building. It's free but you have to book a time slot and the groups are small so you may have...More

Thank ZBH88
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Interesting historical site of a Roman fish factory with remarkable artifacts ranging from 5th century BC to 12th century. Unfortunately our tour guide was absolutely despicable. Our group consisted of two families with very young children (including us) and a couple. The guide seemed utterly...More

1  Thank celbeck
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This was a very insightful, guided and - best of all - free tour that lasted between 30 minutes and an hour, and taught us a lot about Baixa's history before and after the Great Earthquake. The underground sardine "factory" was fascinating, and we loved...More

Thank Abbie C
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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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Response from Dina V | Reviewed this property |
Super frustrating because you’re right it says ABSOLUTELY NO WHERE that you need to book in advance. But based on my mistake (haha) you have to go to the reception desk (on Rua dos Correiros) and book a time and then the... More
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We didn't make a reservation but turned up at the door at the start time. There were some police outside the door saying it was closed, but we checked with the receptionist in the bank who advised us just to wait outside... More
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