Santa CatarinaLisbon District

Explore trendy Santa Catarina: its sunsets, bars, university life and more!

Head to sights like Pharmacy Museum and Cardaes Convent as you discover Santa Catarina—a quiet area also known for its bars.

Top hotels in Santa Catarina

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Casa do Bairro by Shiadu
Casa do Bairro by Shiadu
4 out of 5
Beco Do Caldeira, 1, Next to R. Fernandes Tomas 56, Lisbon
£51
per night
9 Dec-10 Dec

Located in Bairro Alto, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Parliament (Sao Bento Palace), Santa Justa Elevator and Botanical Garden. Rossio Square ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (174 reviews)

"Location was in easy reach of all the sights, friendly and welcoming staff"…"

Reviewed on 12 Nov 2019

Casa do Bairro by Shiadu
Hub New Lisbon Hostel
Hub New Lisbon Hostel
2 out of 5
Rua do Seculo 150, Lisbon
£37
per night
2 Dec-3 Dec

Located in Bairro Alto, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Principe Real Square and Botanical Garden. Rossio Square and Santa Justa Elevator are also within ...

3.9/5Good! (47 reviews)

"Beautiful building, nice rooms, great location. Quiet."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2019

Hub New Lisbon Hostel
Inn Bairro Alto Bed & Breakfast
Inn Bairro Alto Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
Travessa das Mercês, 52-50, Bairro Alto, Lisbon
£48
per night
1 Dec-2 Dec

Located in Bairro Alto, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Fado in Chiado and Botanical Garden. Santa Justa Elevator and Rossio Square are also ...

4.3/5Excellent! (109 reviews)

"The room was spotless, the bed comfortable and the breakfast was also good. Great location with lots of bars and restaurants a short hop away. Easy access to sights and the number 28 tram"…"

Reviewed on 13 Nov 2019

Inn Bairro Alto Bed & Breakfast
The Late Birds Lisbon - Gay Urban Resort
The Late Birds Lisbon - Gay Urban Resort
4 out of 5
Travessa André Valente 21, Lisbon
£102
per night
2 Dec-3 Dec

Located in Bairro Alto, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Camoes Square and Botanical Garden. Rossio Square and Santa Justa Elevator are also within ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (88 reviews)

"I had a great time at The Late Birds in Lisbon. The room was clean, staff Uber friendly and helpful. I had a drink at the bar and because I was traveling alone, I ended up meeting a group of guys from different countries. Five of us went out for dinner then bar hopping until three am... Such fun! ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2019

The Late Birds Lisbon - Gay Urban Resort
Locals Hostel & Suites
Locals Hostel & Suites
Calçada do Combro 107, 1°D, Lisbon
£23
per night
19 Nov-20 Nov

Located in Bairro Alto, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Camoes Square, Santa Justa Elevator and Rossio Square. Botanical Garden and Lisbon City Hall ...

2.9/5 (105 reviews)

"This property is so beautiful and clean. It is so close to many activities and main areas. The staff is outstanding to work with and have been super helpful in many ways. The views are outstanding as well!"…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2019

Locals Hostel & Suites
Lisbon Serviced Apartments Bairro Alto
Lisbon Serviced Apartments Bairro Alto
4 out of 5
Travessa do Judeu, 7, Lisbon
£56
per night
19 Nov-20 Nov

Located in Bairro Alto, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Parliament (Sao Bento Palace), Santa Justa Elevator and Rossio Square. Commerce ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (291 reviews)

"Spacious apartment for 2 people. Good facilities and well located."…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2019

Lisbon Serviced Apartments Bairro Alto

Popular things to do in Santa Catarina

Castle of Sao Jorge
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Castle of Sao Jorge

4.5/5(663 reviews)

This medieval fortress offers insight into Lisbon’s long history as well as stunning views of the city and river below.

Lisbon Oceanarium
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Lisbon Oceanarium

4.5/5(165 reviews)

Enjoy an underwater adventure at one of the world’s largest and most diverse aquariums right on Lisbon’s beautiful waterfront.

Rossio Square
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Rossio Square

4/5(774 reviews)

See the people-packed central square whose swirling wave-patterned cobbles are thought to have inspired copycat pavements across the rest of Portugal and beyond.

Belem Tower
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Belem Tower

4.5/5(683 reviews)

Belém Tower is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located on the northern bank of the Tagus River in the Belém district of Lisbon.

Jeronimos Monastery
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Jeronimos Monastery

4.5/5(450 reviews)

See where monks once worshipped at this beautifully decorated monastery and where Lisbon’s famous custard-filled pastry is said to have been invented. 

Lisbon Cathedral
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Lisbon Cathedral

4/5(539 reviews)

Lisbon Cathedral, also known as ‘Sé of Lisbon’ or ‘Santa Maria Church’ is one of the most important historic buildings in Lisbon. It’s located in the old city centre, on the top of a narrow cobblestone street, in the charming Largo da Sé. The architecture consists of a mixture of different styles - Medieval, Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque - as a result of successive restorations from the 12th to the 18th Century.

Top activities in Santa Catarina

Private Lisbon Street Art Walking Tour
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Private Lisbon Street Art Walking Tour

£26

Take in the colorful streets of Lisbon's thriving art scene, an open-air gallery for today's most innovative urban artists. Study works from graffiti to sophisticated murals as you get a feel for the locals, or alfacinhas (little lettuces) as they are lovingly called.

Private Lisbon Secret Gardens Walking Tour
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Private Lisbon Secret Gardens Walking Tour

£26

Dive into Lisbon's greener side on this private walking tour through the city's hidden gardens and stunning parks. Snap photos of ivy-covered statues, look for burbling fountains, and learn about the history and heritage of each spot you visit, from its architectural style to its cultural influence.

Private History Tour of Lisbon's Monuments
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Private History Tour of Lisbon's Monuments

£26

The storied history of Lisbon comes to life on this guided walking tour through the streets of the Portuguese capital. With a private guide, set out to explore the monuments to the past, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and ancient treasures that dot this breathtaking coastal metropolis.

Private City Cemeteries Walking Tour
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Private City Cemeteries Walking Tour

£26

Look beyond the land of the living on a walk among the tombs and mausoleums of Lisbon's cemeteries. This tour gives you a unique sense of the art and monuments that illustrate the city's centuries of history and culture, all as you hear stories about its most famous people.

Private Guided Tour for Wine Lovers
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Private Guided Tour for Wine Lovers

£135

Gain fascinating insights into Portugal's wine industry on a tour designed specially for those who love wine and history. Stroll the grounds of an exquisite vineyard in the north of Lisbon and taste a variety of wines at a family-run estate.

Cascais & Sintra Beach Hiking Tour
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Cascais & Sintra Beach Hiking Tour

£93

Go for a stroll along the gorgeous beaches that line Portugal's Atlantic coast, where sand dunes and rocky cliffs lie adjacent to the shore. While visiting 3 different beaches, experience the unspoiled beauty found here and check out the local villages.

Other areas in Lisbon District

Bairro Alto
Bairro Alto, Lisbon, Portugal

Bairro Alto

Known for Urban, Bars, Cafés

4.5/5(139 reviews)

Travellers come to Bairro Alto for its lively bars, and you can see top attractions like Camoes Square and Santa Catarina Viewpoint while you're in town.

Misericordia
Parliament showing street scenes, heritage architecture and a city

Misericordia

Known for Urban, Architecture, Bars

4.5/5(68 reviews)

The great bars and beautiful river views are just a few popular features of the neighbourhood. Make a stop by Mercado da Ribeira or Parliament (Sao Bento Palace) while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Cais do Sodre Metro Station to get around town.

São Paulo
Lisbon District which includes interior views and markets as well as a large group of people

São Paulo

Known for Rivers, Architecture, Biking

If you're spending time in São Paulo, you might enjoy attractions like Mercado da Ribeira and Santa Catarina Viewpoint. You might also enjoy the neighbourhood's great bars before hopping on the metro at Cais do Sodre Metro Station to see more of the city.

Principe Real
Botanical Garden which includes a garden

Principe Real

Known for Gardens, Skyscrapers, Cafés

4.5/5(64 reviews)

Gardens and cafes are highlights of Principe Real. Make a stop by Botanical Garden or National Museum of Natural History while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Rato Station to get around town.

Baixa
Santa Justa Elevator showing landscape views and a city

Baixa

Known for Monuments, Shopping, Cathedrals

4.5/5(507 reviews)

Baixa is a sophisticated district of downtown Lisbon. It has picturesque squares, pedestrianised streets and avenues lined with elegant shops, cafés and theatres.

Santos
Santos, Lisbon, Portugal
trover photo by Eva Johnson

Santos

Known for Romantic, Museums, Libraries

4.5/5(18 reviews)

Santos is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Lisbon, covering the Alcantra, Lapa and Madragoa areas. It’s known for possessing the perfect blend of old-world charm and contemporary flair.