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Museu Arqueológico do Carmo

Keeping you close to the neighborhood this month we suggest you check out the Museu Arqueológico do Carmo. Built on top of the Carmo Convent’s ruins this archaeological museum is a gem many times overlooked when visiting Lisbon. With an amazing permanent collection and beautifully renovated this is a wonderful way to discover Lisbon’s rich […]

Arts & Culture

This month we suggest two very distinct approaches to Dance!

This month we suggest two very distinct approaches to Dance. The first is to pay homage to the Christmas spirit: The Companhia Nacional de Bailado (The National Ballet Company) is doing a rendering of Swan Lake. It’s a timeless classic, which is fun for the whole family. From the 8th until the 22nd of Dec. […]

Food & Drinks

The best international cuisine that Lisbon has to offer!

Our first suggestion is  “Mezze” a wonderful project that opened this year in Lisbon in the Mercado de Arroios  in which Syrian refugees that had come to Portugal were integrated into this project and they opened our first Syrian restaurant. The concept of the restaurant is to share several plates and from what we heard […]

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São Roque Church

Very close to Doorm you would never know it but there is a church with the plainest façade in Lisbon and yet it has one of the city’s richest interiors. São Roque Church and Museum is easily missed in the hustle and bustle of checking out all Each of the chapels is a masterpiece of […]

Arts & Culture

This month we incite you to discover the other side of Lisbon

This month at the Gulbenkian Museum you will find the exhibit Beyond the Mirror that is a play on Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. Come wander the amazing gardens and check out the vast program that the Gulbenkian Foundation has to offer that goes way beyond the exhibit. https://gulbenkian.pt/en/agenda/

Food & Drinks

Great place to have brunch!

If you’re looking for a place to have Brunch while staying with us at Doorm there are two new places that have opened up near us that are definitely worth checking out: Dear Breakfast: Rua das Gaivotas, 17 Less then a minuet away this places has eggs benedict with salmon and black truffles. Can you […]

Food & Drinks

It’s too hot to stay indoors!

This month’s suggestions will lead you into the heart of Alfama. It’s too hot to stay indoors and a trip to Lisbon without and night of sardines would be a travesty unto itself. So head over to the birth place of Fado and go check out the very typical and unchanging Patio 13. One of […]

Arts & Culture

Discover some of our favorite spots!

Lisbon’s art scene is ever expanding and this month we encourage you to discover some of our favorite spots that are around the corner from Doorm. – Galeria Zé dos Bois:  You have everything under the same roof of this 18th century palace. Check out their exhibit on Cuban Posters this month and check their […]

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Castelo de São Jorge

This month we encourage you to catch the 28 tram and go check out the archaeological site in Castelo de São Jorge. Many times overlooked this location within the castle walls has a beautiful structure designed by acclaimed architect Carrilho da Graça. Not only is it worthwhile to see the actual castle but we promise […]

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Music Festivals

July and Music Festivals go hand in hand like butter and toast or fruit and wine. Or if your Portuguese like beer and “termoços”  (also known as lupine seeds if you haven’t tried this you’re missing out!) There are so many its hard to choose just one but here are our favorites: -NOS Alive : […]