The weekend is there. Find out what you can see in Lisbon and Porto

Get to know the cultural tassels that you can enjoy this weekend in Lisbon and Porto.

It’s true, it’s a cold day for those who live. But that will not be reason to stay at home all the time.

In Greater Lisbon and in the Great Harbor there is much to discover in cultural activities very light for the wallet.

With 2019 already making its way, the best course is to take a couple of minutes of your time to find out what there is to do on these days January 11, 12 and 13.

Before looking at the list, we would like to remind you that there are many museums and monuments waiting for your visit (free) on Sundays.


Gold, Incense and Birra

And why not listen to the music of some of the most interesting names of national music of the moment, taste new beers and discover some of the places that inhabit the new life of the historic district of Marvila? The Day of Kings already there goes more this Saturday, January 12, there is much to hear in the Gold, Incense and Birra. Learn more here.

Discover the National Sports Museum

In a country that has in the sport some of its most outstanding figures at international level, it is always good to remember the beginnings of the sport in our country. At Palácio da Foz, in Praça dos Restauradores, the National Sports Museum is open for visitors. Learn more here.

Bertrand do Chiado also has a history

The bookstore Bertrand do Chiado has just received the recognition and distinction of ‘Store with History’ awarded by the Lisbon City Council. Located in the heart of the city, the bookstore that was once honoured by Guinness World Records as the oldest operating bookstore in the world well deserves a visit, on a mini-walkthrough word-laden corridor to the high ceilings. To find out.

There is a Japanese cinema in the Museum of the East

In January, every Sunday is synonymous with Japanese contemporary cinema in the Museum of the East. The cycle is free and will include four works that did not debut in the Portuguese commercial circuit. It is, therefore, a golden opportunity to see films from the country of the Rising Sun. Check out the movies you can watch this month for free.

Under the flame of the lamp of Francisco de Holanda

‘Under the Flame of the Lamp’ is an exhibition that accompanies, through dozens of books, the journey of Francisco de Holanda, figure of the sixteenth century that marked the Renaissance between us and whose legacy lasts until our day. The exhibition is at the National Library in Lisbon until February 16.


The tales of Edgar Allan Poe illustrated

The tales of the fantastic universe of Edgar Allan Poe were entitled to tribute through illustrations. ‘The Best Stories of Edgar Allan Poe’ is the name of the exhibition that counts on the work of 28 national artists. To discover at Fnac do MAR Shopping, until April 3rd. Learn more here.

Portuguese Photography Center

Between contemporary and historical photography, there are always exhibits to stare at the Portuguese Center of Photography. It is located in the Chain of Relation of Porto, the nineteenth-century chain where, for example, Camilo Castelo Branco was detained. Admission is always free. Click here to discover the exhibits that are patent.

30 years of Rock in Rio

Long before arriving in Portugal, Rock in Rio was already an odd event on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. Over the course of three decades, many stars have passed the stage and many moments have been recorded in photographs. It is precisely these photographs, captured by the most diverse photographers, that can be discovered until January 10 at Fnac do Norte Shopping.

There is music at Bom Sucesso Market

The Bom Sucesso Market has counted on musical animation for the most varied tastes. Among a gastronomic discovery, there is good music to listen to. This Saturday, from 10 pm, there’s The Suspenders to listen to live. Learn more here.

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