Lisbon of Spies, walking tour discovering 19th century history

8 reviews

Estimated duration 2 hours
Meeting point D. Pedro IV Square, in front of the fountain
Up to 8 People
Tour type Historic

Discover the history of Lisbon with this 19th century walking tour, its influence during the World Wars and more with the help of out local tour guides.

Discover the "Lisbon of spies". Portugal remained neutral during World War II and Lisbon became a strategic meeting point for spies on both sides. During this historical tours, you will also learn about the Portuguese Revolution of April 25th, visit the main monuments and palaces from the 19th century in the city.

D. Pedro IV Square, also known as Rossio Square: Which has been the setting for revolts, celebrations, bullfights and executions since the city was founded.

Earthquake of 1755: Aand a brief description of the buildings around the Rossio

Rossio Station and Hotel Avenida Palace and Foz Palace: This is where you will learn about the Lisbon of Spies

Largo do Carmo Quarter: Description of the Convent of Carmo. This is where you will hear and see the history of the Revolution of April 25th

Pedro de Alcântara Sightseeing: Lookout overviewing all the main monuments of Lisbon

Bairro Alto, Rua do Século: We will discover the main palaces of the 19th century

Luís de Camões Square: The main square in Barrio Chiado


Additional information
What is not included
  • Transportation
  • Museum tickets or attractions requiring extra payment or accreditation from the professional
Our commitment
  • Only local certified experts
  • Low prices guaranteed
  • Refund guaranteed until 48 hours before the service
  • Easy and quick booking and payment system. Pay only a booking fee. The rest will be paid after the service.

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Smooth ride and very friendly driver, thank you!

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I had heard from several sources that Lisbon airport taxi drivers have a bad reputation so I'm glad I used Servantrip as it was a stress-free transfer to the hotel and seemed to be good value for money

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We thoroughly enjoyed this tour and were able to get on both buses. Did not make the tram but maybe next time. Good value for the money

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