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Lisbon: Rua Augusta Arch Admission 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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    • Rua Augusta Arch entry ticket

  • Who you’ll be with
    • This activity is not guided

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    • Not included: transport

  • Food & drink
    • Not included: food & drink

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Know before you go

  • 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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With GetYourGuide I was able to take advantage of a 15% discount sent to me that can be used until August 15th. I know that the ticket price is already negligible but it is always a little attention that they wanted to do for all those who are registered and that I was appreciated. However the view from the Arch is spectacular, it was really worth it. You have the opportunity to admire the square and not only from a different perspective.

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August 16, 2022

The arco is great and you have a great view. With GetYourGuide, however, the people there were completely overwhelmed and there is no advantage in getting the ticket earlier. You have to stand in line with everyone else and exchange your voucher for a normal ticket. However, they were hopelessly overwhelmed with the GetYourGuide voucher on their cell phones, so it would have been quicker to simply get a normal ticket on site. Conclusion: Arco yes, but buy directly on site.

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September 19, 2019


I loved climbing the arch, everything is very well thought out and the view from the top is stunning. After walking down here in Terreiro do Paço and Baixa slowly to enjoy the whole environment is very very good. The city is beautiful, this whole area full of life. Congratulations

March 16, 2019

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