Lisbon: Earthquake Walking Tour

Lisbon: Earthquake Walking Tour

From $53.63 per person

Discover the city before and after the 1755 earthquake, what resisted, the innovations, and the exceptionality of the Pombaline project. Learn about the huge effort of the reconstruction project in the capital.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Lisbon before and after the Earthquake
  • Get to know which parts of Lisbon resisted destruction
  • Learn about the huge efforts of reconstruction
  • Understand how the people of Lisbon lived after the disaster
Full description
After being picked up from your accommodation in Lisbon, meet your guide and begin the walking tour. Learn about one of the biggest earthquakes in European history in one of the most flourishing cities. See how Sebastião de Carvalho e Melo (the Marquis of Pombal) and his architects, in a great effort that involved the whole society, decided to restore the glory of the Empire's capital and to make it again one of the most modern cities of its time. Understand all the details about this great project of reconstruction, get to know what remained, and the differences between Lisbon before and after the Earthquake.
Includes
  • Dedicated tour Guide
  • Pick-up at your hotel/apartment in Lisbon
  • Climb to the Rua Augusta Arch
  • Food and drink

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