Lisbon is more beautiful from above

Lisbon is more beautiful from above
Par Joana P. Il y a 8 ans
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Visiting Lisbon

The beautiful unique light of Lisbon is worth to enjoy from a location for a privileged view of the city.

Nevertheless, it was not always possible, or at least not all these options were available. The rooftops are a relatively recent trend in the Portuguese capital and it has arrived with force. Currently, the question is to choose, as the city is filled with strategic locations where you can watch the sunset while enjoying your favorite cocktail.

The idyllic scenario that Lisbon can offer insight from the historical districts, from the latest avenues and top hotels. The heat of Lisbon in summer demands a fresh breeze, a drink in a hand and animated conversations and, if adding a great view of the city, this is the recipe for success of skybars and terraces that continue to open in Lisbon.

Sky Bar

The Sky Bar is located on the 9th floor of at Hotel Tivoli Lisbon and is one of the best scenic plazas of the city, with a privileged view of the Tagus and roofs of Lisbon. This space is divided into 3 distinct areas, a more formal restaurant and linked to two other more casual.

The drink and snack menu at Sky Bar are varied, including exclusive cocktails like Red Tiger and about 27 different dishes to taste, lupins and olives brioche with foie gras.

Address: Avenida da Liberdade, nº 185, 1269-050 Lisboa

Opening hours: 17:00 - 01:00, april-october


Terraço BA

At the 6th floor of the Bairro Alto Hotel you have the view which has been considered 4ª best hotel terrace view of the world, Terraço BA. Located in Bairro Alto, one of the most popular areas of the city in terms of nightlife, and it has a view of the roofs of typical houses of Lisbon and the Tagus river.

 It is ideal to enjoy a dessert or the famous Garret sandwiches and drinking a cool cocktail at the end of the afternoon.

Address : Praça Luís de Camões, nº 2, 1200-243 Lisboa

Opening Hours : Summer - 12:30 - 00:00 Winter - 12:30 - 22:00



The Park is one of the busiest rooftops of Lisbon, but also one that may be overlooked due to its location. This bar is located above the parking lot of the "Calçada do Combro" and is open since July 2013. With a 180 degree view over Lisbon and the Tagus River, the Park is called the first roof garden in the city.

It is open daily and has a varied cultural program, as outdoor cinema and DJs actualization. In addition to the bar, this space also functions as a restaurant, serving specialties such as black pork burger.


Address: Calçada do Combro, nº 58, 6. º Étage, 1200-115 Lisboa

Opening Hours: Everyday from 13:00 – 02:00



The terrace is at the top of a building at Chiado and is open to the public since 2008. With a magnificent 200 degree view on Lisbon, it allows you to see the entire landscape from the Castle of São Jorge to Belém.

Currently, the Silk also works as a Japanese restaurant, but continues to serve cocktails with music from the resident DJ in an atmosphere of minimalist design that lets you relax.


Address: Rua da Misericórdia, nº 14, 6. º Étage, 1249-038 Lisboa

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 22 :30 – 04 :00 (entrance until 02:30)



The Topo is one the most popular rooftops of Lisbon and it, too, an unusual location. It is at the top (6th floor) of a small shopping center with shops of several ethnic groups. To access the space that was once a attic, you have to take the elevator.

The bar is a terrace in which wooden designs are tables and chairs for snacking and an indoor lounge where is placed a large counter serving meals. This room has a wonderful view of the castle. The menu allows to choose one of twelve cocktails or options without alcohol, as natural juices and milkshakes. 


Address: Centre Commercial Martim Moniz, 6. º Étage, Mouraria - Lisboa

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 17 :00 – 00 :00 and Friday and Saturday 17 :00 – 02 :00


The Panorama Bar is located on the 26th - and last - floor of the Sheraton hotel. It has great views and is one of the highest points of the capital.
In this elegant space, where one breathes tranquility, you can drink cocktails and eat tapas. The transparent piano out the bar area, perfect to relax after a long day of discovering the capital.

Addrese : Rua Latino Coelho, nº 1, 1069-025 Lisboa 

Opening Hours : Everyday from 15:00 – 02:00


These are a few terraces that you can enjoy in Lisbon. One thing is guaranteed: you will find that you like the most. Being located in different points of the city, bar or restaurants, Lisbon has what it takes to give you a breathtaking view to enjoy a cocktail or a meal.