Sao Jorge Castle tickets and tours

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St. George’s Castle Tickets

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Flexible duration
Audio guide
  • Visit one of Lisbon’s most famous historic landmarks, St. George’s Castle, built in 1498.
  • Do you love architecture? Soak up exquisite 11th-century Islamic design as you observe the elegant citadel, towers, and more.
  • The Permanent Exhibits provide a treasure trove of rich information including sculptures such as that of Afonso I, the first king of Portugal, and more.
  • Experience the beauty of this monument with a relaxing stroll through the gardens. If you’re lucky, you might spot a peacock.
  • Situated on Lisbon's highest hill, head to various viewing points of the castle to take in gorgeous city views and choose to upgrade your experience with an audio tour or a self-guided walking tour of Lisbon.
  • Visit one of Lisbon’s most famous historic landmarks, St. George’s Castle, built in 1498.
  • Do you love architecture? Soak up exquisite 11th-century Islamic design as you observe the elegant citadel, towers, and more.
  • The Permanent Exhibits provide a treasure trove of rich information including sculptures such as that of Afonso I, the first king of Portugal, and more.
  • Experience the beauty of this monument with a relaxing stroll through the gardens. If you’re lucky, you might spot a peacock.
  • Situated on Lisbon's highest hill, head to various viewing points of the castle to take in gorgeous city views and choose to upgrade your experience with an audio tour or a self-guided walking tour of Lisbon.

Inclusions

  • Entry to St. George’s Castle
  • Audio guide in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian & Portuguese (optional)
  • Self-guided walking tour of Lisbon (optional)
  • Tip: Check out the archaeological site within the castle and see some of the excavated artifacts on display.
  • Please carry your own earphones for the best audio experience.
  • The venue may not have a smartphone charging facility. Please ensure you carry a fully-charged phone.
  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot tag along for this experience.
  • The castle is closed on Jan 1, May 1, Dec 24 and 25.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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St. George Castle Tickets with Audio Guide

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€25.76

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Free cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Flexible duration
Audio guide
Guided tour
  • Gain entry to Lisbon's main highlight, St. George Castle, with archaeological sites, gardens, and historic artifacts lining pathways within the castle grounds.
  • Climb the towers and walk along the castle walls to get a sense of its defensive capabilities and strategic importance throughout history.
  • Immerse yourself in the commentary of the audio guide, available in 6 languages, which is to be downloaded earlier onto your phones.
  • Marvel at the castle’s entrance, Arco do Castelo, and learn interesting facts about the breathtaking monuments and treasures.
  • Upgrade your experience to include tickets to the Belém Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or a self-guided walking tour around Lisbon.
  • Gain entry to Lisbon's main highlight, St. George Castle, with archaeological sites, gardens, and historic artifacts lining pathways within the castle grounds.
  • Climb the towers and walk along the castle walls to get a sense of its defensive capabilities and strategic importance throughout history.
  • Immerse yourself in the commentary of the audio guide, available in 6 languages, which is to be downloaded earlier onto your phones.
  • Marvel at the castle’s entrance, Arco do Castelo, and learn interesting facts about the breathtaking monuments and treasures.
  • Upgrade your experience to include tickets to the Belém Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or a self-guided walking tour around Lisbon.

Inclusions

  • Entry to St. George Castle
  • Audio guide in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian & Portuguese
  • Offline content (text, audio narration, and maps)
  • Self-guided tour of Lisbon (optional)
  • Entry to Belem Tower (optional)

Exclusions

  • Live guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • Tip: Keep aside at least 2 hours to explore the castle, the garden, the Black Chamber, and the Permanent Exhibition.
  • Please carry your own earphones for the best audio experience.
  • The venue may not have a smartphone charging facility. Please ensure you carry a fully-charged phone.
  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot tag along for this experience.
  • The castle is closed on Jan 1, May 1, Dec 24 and 25.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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St. George’s Castle Guided Tour

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2 hr.
  • Unearth Portugal's past on a tour of St. George’s Castle with entry included. Discover the royal rooms, moats, and gardens atop Lisbon’s highest hill.
  • Get intriguing insights about this iconic castle from an expert guide with the chance to explore a medieval village, and access the watchtowers!
  • The panoramic Cistern Tower and the tallest Observatory Tower unveil hidden gems in Lisbon's landscape from stunning vantage points.
  • Choose a guided tour in your preferred language (English or Portuguese). You might even encounter the castle's resident peacocks and geese on your tour!
  • Unearth Portugal's past on a tour of St. George’s Castle with entry included. Discover the royal rooms, moats, and gardens atop Lisbon’s highest hill.
  • Get intriguing insights about this iconic castle from an expert guide with the chance to explore a medieval village, and access the watchtowers!
  • The panoramic Cistern Tower and the tallest Observatory Tower unveil hidden gems in Lisbon's landscape from stunning vantage points.
  • Choose a guided tour in your preferred language (English or Portuguese). You might even encounter the castle's resident peacocks and geese on your tour!

Inclusions

  • 2-hour guided tour of St. George's Castle
  • Entry to St. George's Castle
  • Expert English or Portuguese-speaking guide (as per option selected)
  • Tip: Wear shoes and comfortable clothes to Sao Jorge Castle. You may have to walk a considerable distance to explore the various places of attractions inside the complex.
  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot tag along for this experience.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Combo (Save 10%): Rua Augusta Arch + St. George’s Castle Tickets

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  • Take advantage of this super-saver combo that includes admission to both the Rua Augusta Arch and St. George's Castle, two of Lisbon's most famous landmarks.
  • The triumphal Rua Augusta Arch is conveniently located in the middle of the city – enjoy stunning views of the Praça do Comércio plaza!
  • Perched atop Lisbon’s highest hill, St. George’s Castle offers breathtaking views of the city and has 10 towers to explore.
  • Don’t miss out on the camera obscura in the Black Chamber, and stroll through the lush gardens with peacocks that roam the grounds.
  • Take advantage of this super-saver combo that includes admission to both the Rua Augusta Arch and St. George's Castle, two of Lisbon's most famous landmarks.
  • The triumphal Rua Augusta Arch is conveniently located in the middle of the city – enjoy stunning views of the Praça do Comércio plaza!
  • Perched atop Lisbon’s highest hill, St. George’s Castle offers breathtaking views of the city and has 10 towers to explore.
  • Don’t miss out on the camera obscura in the Black Chamber, and stroll through the lush gardens with peacocks that roam the grounds.

Inclusions

Rua Augusta Arch

  • Entry to Rua Augusta Arch
  • Access to the top

St. George’s Castle

  • Entry to St. George’s Castle

Rua Augusta Arch

  • Tip: For a more peaceful visit, consider visiting between November and March, when prices drop and crowds thin out.
  • The top of the Arch is only accessible through a spiral staircase, which may be difficult for those with limited mobility to navigate.

St. George’s Castle

  • Tip: For a picture-perfect vantage point over old-school Alfama, stop by the Recolhimento viewpoint on the way to the castle. It's a landscaped terrace with olive trees that offers shade for tourists soaking in the view.
  • Note that the following is not allowed in this experience: Pets (with the exception of guide dogs).
  • Please factor in a waiting time of up to 2 hours.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Classic Lisbon Combo: St. George’s Castle + Belém Tower + Jerónimos Monastery Tickets

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  • Opt for a combo that ushers you into the best of Lisbon’s must-visit attractions – St. George’s Castle, Belém Tower, and Jerónimos Monastery.
  • Explore the expertly curated permanent exhibitions at St. George’s Castle to understand its historic and cultural value.
  • Discover Belém Tower’s role in protecting the city, built out of limestone and designed in the style of ‘Manueline’ architecture.
  • Walk through the tribute to Vasco da Gama’s journey to India at Jerónimos Monastery and spot several maritime influences within the architecture.
  • Opt for a combo that ushers you into the best of Lisbon’s must-visit attractions – St. George’s Castle, Belém Tower, and Jerónimos Monastery.
  • Explore the expertly curated permanent exhibitions at St. George’s Castle to understand its historic and cultural value.
  • Discover Belém Tower’s role in protecting the city, built out of limestone and designed in the style of ‘Manueline’ architecture.
  • Walk through the tribute to Vasco da Gama’s journey to India at Jerónimos Monastery and spot several maritime influences within the architecture.

Inclusions

St. George’s Castle

  • Entry to St. George’s Castle

Belém Tower

  • Entry to Belém Tower

Jerónimos Monastery

  • Entry to Jerónimos Monastery

St. George’s Castle

  • Tip: Climb the Tower of Ulysses to take a peek at Lisbon through a camera obscura!
  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot tag along for this experience.
  • Please factor in a waiting time of up to 2 hours.

Belém Tower

  • Tip: Look out for the famed rhinoceros which was brought back from India and the nautical ropes that adorn the windows of Belém Tower.
  • Shutterbugs, take note: Flash photography is a no-go inside both venues.
  • Belém Tower is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible with ramps and elevators.

Jerónimos Monastery

  • Tip: Bring cash as some areas of the monastery do not accept credit cards.
  • Jerónimos Monastery is partially wheelchair accessible, visitors may face some challenges due to cobblestoned sections.
  • Wheelchairs can be rented at the entrance to the monastery.
  • Strict dress code: Please note that off-shoulder tops, dresses, and knee-high shorts are not recommended.
  • Keep in mind food & beverages and large bags or backpacks are not allowed on this experience.
    Visitors are not allowed to take photographs in some parts of Jerónimos Monastery.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled. However, you can use them any time until 31 August, 2024.
  • These tickets are valid until 31 August, 2024.
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Combo (Save 3%): 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Lisbon + St. George’s Castle Tickets

from €39
€37.90

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  • Explore Lisbon's top attractions affordably with a 24-hour hop-on-hop-off pass. Also enjoy includes access to St. George's Castle, which stands proudly atop a hill.
  • Visit Basílica da Estrela, famous for its iconic dome and Belém Tower, a symbol of Portugal's Age of Exploration with this pass.
  • Access the Santa Justa Lift, Bica, and Carris public trams while using an audio guide offered in 12 languages to explore the city.
  • Visit Lisbon's historic St. George's Castle, where you can admire its 11th-century towers and sculptures, including Afonso I, the first king of Portugal.
  • Walk along the medieval walls, which offer panoramic views of Lisbon, and the Tagus River, and observe resident peacocks roaming the castle grounds.
  • Explore Lisbon's top attractions affordably with a 24-hour hop-on-hop-off pass. Also enjoy includes access to St. George's Castle, which stands proudly atop a hill.
  • Visit Basílica da Estrela, famous for its iconic dome and Belém Tower, a symbol of Portugal's Age of Exploration with this pass.
  • Access the Santa Justa Lift, Bica, and Carris public trams while using an audio guide offered in 12 languages to explore the city.
  • Visit Lisbon's historic St. George's Castle, where you can admire its 11th-century towers and sculptures, including Afonso I, the first king of Portugal.
  • Walk along the medieval walls, which offer panoramic views of Lisbon, and the Tagus River, and observe resident peacocks roaming the castle grounds.

Inclusions

Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Lisbon

  • 24-hour hop-on hop-off pass of Lisbon
  • Audio guide in English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Russian, Swedish, Brazilian Portuguese & Mandarin
  • Free access to Santa Justa Lift, Bica, Gloria, Lavra funiculars, and Carris public trams

St. George’s Castle

  • Entry to St. George’s Castle

Bus Tour

  • First bus: 9:30am from Praça da Figueira
  • Last bus: 7pm from Praça da Figueira
  • Popular Stops: Basílica da Estrela, Torre de Belém, MAAT

Please click here for the detailed route and boarding points

Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Lisbon

  • Tip: Hop off to wander through Lisbon's oldest neighborhood, Alfama, with its narrow streets, colorful houses, and the impressive São Jorge Castle.
  • Guide dogs are allowed in this experience.

St. George’s Castle

  • Tip: Don't miss out on walking along the fortification walls, where each turn and corner will give you magnificent views of the city.
  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot tag along for this experience.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Sao Jorge Castle | A testament to Lisbon's medieval history

Perched atop Lisbon's picturesque hills, Sao Jorge Castle beckons travelers with a timeless allure. This historic fortress, dating back over a millennium, offers a captivating blend of panoramic city views, rich heritage, and enchanting gardens. Explore its ancient walls and immerse yourself in Lisbon's captivating past while savoring breathtaking vistas.

Things to know before booking Sao Jorge Castle tickets

Online vs. onsite tickets: Purchase tickets online to skip long queues, especially during peak tourist seasons. Online tickets often come with discounts and convenience.

Guided tours: São Jorge Castle offers guided tours for a deeper understanding of its history. Decide if you prefer exploring independently or with a knowledgeable guide.

Skip-the-line tickets: These tickets offer you quick access to the castle and also include an audio guide.

Age/height limits: Note that there are no specific age or height limits for entry. However, be aware that the castle's uneven terrain and steep slopes may not be suitable for strollers or very young children.

Accessibility: The castle has limited wheelchair accessibility due to its historical architecture. Guests with mobility issues may face challenges navigating certain areas.

Why visit Sao Jorge Castle?

St George Castle

Which Sao Jorge Castle ticket is best for you?

Sao Jorge Castle Entry Tickets

If you are short on time

Go for: Skip-the-line tickets
Duration: Flexible
Guide: Audioguide

  • These entry tickets provide skip-the-line access, allowing you to bypass long queues.
  • Take advantage of the audio guide to enrich your experience with historical context and interesting facts.
  • The audio guides are downloadable, so you can gain further insights into the monument.

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Skip-the-Line Tickets to St. George Castle with Audio Guide

Sao Jorge Combo Tours

If you want to explore beyond

Ticket type: Combo tours
Duration: Flexible
Guide: Audio guide

  • Explore other popular attractions in Lisbon along with the Sao Jorge Castle, such as Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, and more.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to some of the most-visited destinations in Lisbon

Recommended Tours

Combo (Save 5%): St. George’s Castle + Belém Tower + Jerónimos Monastery Tickets

Sao Jorge Castle Guided Tour

If you are a history buff

Ticket type: Guided tours
Duration: 2 hours
Guide: Professional tour guide

  • Enjoy a comprehensive and in-depth experience of Sao Jorge Castle with the help of a professional tour guide who will accompany you, allowing you to truly understand the history and significance of the attraction.
  • Guided tours are available in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French.

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2-Hour Guided Tour of St. George’s Castle

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Sao Jorge Castle Entrance
  • Rua de Santa Cruz is the main entrance to Sao Jorge Castle.
  • As far as parking is concerned, you can park your vehicle at Portas do Sol e Praça da Figueira.
  • There are three restrooms, with one restroom available for disabled individuals.
  • Personalized services are available for individuals with reduced mobility.
  • Guide and assistance dogs are also welcome at Sao Jorge Castle.
Sao Jorge Castle Facilities
  • Sao Jorge Castle has a café and a restaurant (Casa do Leão).
  • You can explore the castle at your leisure and refresh yourself at the café and restaurant.
  • The monument also has several restrooms to provide a comfortable experience.
  • Wheelchair accessibility is available all over Sao Jorge Castle, which ensures people with reduced mobility enjoy a good time.
Dining options near Sao Jorge Castle
Hotels near Sao Jorge Castle

Lisbon is an attractive tourist destination partly because of its mix of accommodation options. From five-star hotels to budget stay options, Lisbon has everything. Hotel Portuense Lisboa, Mouraria Lisboa Hotel, and Dalma Old Town Suites, Lisbon, are a few options you can consider if you want to stay close to Sao Jorge Castle.

Beyond Sao Jorge Castle (St George's Castle)

Pena Palace
Jeronimos Monastery
Belém Tower
National Pantheon
Rue Augusta Arch

Rue Augusta Arch

A majestic triumphal arch in the heart of Lisbon's downtown, it marks the entrance to the bustling pedestrian street.

Frequently asked questions about Sao Jorge Castle

Is Sao Jorge Castle accessible for a person with disabilities?

Sao Jorge Castle has some accessibility features. There is an accessible route with a ramp from the entrance, a wheelchair-accessible toilet, and staff willing to help. However, most paths are uneven cobblestones, and many areas, including the castle walls and towers, involve stairs. They offer two wheelchair tractors to assist with movement, but the terrain might still be challenging.

Is there a time limit on my visit? How long does a visit take?

There is no strict time limit on how long you can stay at Sao Jorge Castle. A typical visit lasts 1-2 hours, depending on how much you want to explore.

Is Sao Jorge Castle free for children? How much does it cost for a child ticket?

Children under 6 years old enter Sao Jorge Castle for free. Discounted rates are available for children aged 6-11 years old.

Are there toilets or baby changing facilities?

Yes, Sao Jorge Castle has toilets, including one accessible toilet with baby changing facilities.

Are there cafes and gift shops at Sao Jorge Castle?

Yes, there is a cafe and a restaurant (Casa do Leão) on the castle grounds, along with a gift shop.

What are the timings for Sao Jorge Castle?

The timings for Sao Jorge Castle during the summer (1 March to 31 October) are Monday to Sunday - 9am to 9pm and during the winter (1 November to 1 February) Monday to Sunday - 9am to 7pm.

What is the best way to get to Sao Jorge Castle?

The castle is located on a hill in the city center. Public transportation (trams and buses) is the recommended way to get there, as parking is very limited near the castle.

What should I wear when visiting Sao Jorge Castle?

Wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking on uneven surfaces. Lisbon's weather can vary, so dress accordingly. Layers are recommended for year-round comfort.