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Lisbon: Rua Augusta Arch Admission Ticket

Entry ticket

Lisbon: Rua Augusta Arch Admission Ticket

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Visit the triumphal Rua Augusta Arch, constructed to commemorate the rebuilding of Lisbon after the 1755 earthquake. Ascend to the top by elevator and spiral staircase to take in the unique panoramic views of the historic riverside quarters of the city.

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  • Visit the impressive triumphal Arch and take the elevator and spiral staircase to the top
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Terreiro do Paço and downtown Lisbon
  • Learn about the history of the Arch and its construction
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When you visit the Rua Augusta Arch you’ll have access to a vantage point with a 360-degree view of Lisbon and the surrounding area. The Terreiro do Paço, the Pombaline downtown area, the Cathedral, the Castle of St. Jorge, and the Tejo River Tejo are some of the iconic landmarks that you can see from the top of the building with your admission ticket. On the upper part of the Arch, you’ll see sculptures by Célestin Anatole Calmels, including Glory crowning Genius and Valor. Lower down are sculptures by Vítor Bastos, representing the historical figures of Viriatus, Vasco da Gama, the Marquis of Pombal, and Nuno Álvares Pereira.  Inside the Arch, in the Clock Room, you’ll learn about the history of this triumphal Arch, from the time when construction first started, after the 1755 earthquake, to its completion in 1875.
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    • The Arch is open daily from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
    • The Rua Augusta Arch is a monument that, when originally constructed, was not designed for visits. In order to make it accessible, a number of alterations have been made to its structure. An elevator was installed, without damaging the monument, to take visitors as far up as possible. The rest of the ascent involves climbing a spiral staircase. There is no alternative access for persons with reduced mobility
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    The views from the top of the arch are amazing and if you are lucky enough to be up there when the clock chimes, which we were, you can see the awesome mechanics working. However, I wouldn’t bother buying your tickets in advance as it’s only €3 on the door. We bought ours expecting it to be nice and easy, however when we got there we were told they were invalid, which resulted in a lengthy phone call to GYG and a long wait at the ticket desk that took more time than we spent at the top of the arch.

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    November 10, 2018

    Con GetYourGuide ho potuto usufruire di uno sconto del 15% inviatomi utilizzabile fino a Ferragosto. Lo só che il prezzo del biglietto è già irrisorio ma è sempre una piccola attenzione che hanno voluto fare per tutti coloro che sono iscritti e che da me è stata apprezzata. Comunque la vista dall’Arco è spettacolare, ne è valsa davvero la pena. Si ha la possibilità di poter ammirare la piazza e non solo da una prospettiva differente.

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    August 16, 2022


    Der Arco ist super und man hat eine tolle Aussicht. Mit GetYourGuide waren die Leute dort aber vollkommen überfordert und man hat keinen Vorteil, sich das Ticket früher zu holen. Man muss sich in die Schlange mit allen anderen stellen und seinen Voucher in ein normales Ticket eintauschen. Mit dem Voucher von GetYourGuide auf dem Handy waren sie allerdings hoffnungslos überfordert, so dass es schneller gewesen wäre sich einfach vor Ort ein normales Ticket zu holen. Fazit: Arco ja, aber direkt vor Ort kaufen.

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    September 19, 2019


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