Lisbon Arabic

Mouraria

Mouraria is one of the most traditional districts in the city of Lisbon, which owes its name to the fact that D. Afonso Henriques, after the conquest of Lisbon, had confined a part of the city to the Muslims. It was in this neighbourhood that...

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Alfama

Alfama is the oldest and one of the most typical neighborhoods of the city of Lisbon. Its name derives from Arabic al-Hamma (الحمة), which means baths or fountains. The most spectacular views of Alfama are the public promenade formed by the viewpoints of the Portas do...

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Casa dos Bicos

Casa dos Bicos is located in Lisbon, close to Casa de Bicos. It is one of the nuclei of the Lisbon Museum. The house was built in 1523 under the command of D. Brás de Albuquerque, the natural son of the second governor of Portuguese...

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Portas do Sol

The Largo das Portas do Sol is a street of the city of Lisbon, which belongs to the parish of Santa Maria Maior, in the historic quarter of Alfama. It derives its name from the old Puerta del Sol, integrated in the Moorish fence of...

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