Beato & Parque das Nações

Beato

A quiet neighbourhood sitting next to Tejo river that provides a great quality of life. Beato district offers art, culture, history, food, wine, sunshine, and a welcoming approach of locals and international residents. It preserves Beato’s historical past while renewing its urbanising momentum.

It’s located between Alfama and Parque das Nações and it’s a very calm area suited for families. It has a lot of renewed buildings, warehouses and new developments by the river, ready to embrace the future of Lisbon. It is locally known as up-and-coming neighbourhood.

Parque das Nações

Driving up by the river from Beato neighbourhood you can find the amazing Parque das Nações. In this completely renovated area, from housing to infrastructure, it brings together history and modernity where you can find some of the highest quality buildings in Portugal. Characterised by flat streets, this neighborhood is also home to a flourishing restaurant scene, making it a cocoon for those who live there.

Known as the safest neighbourhood in Lisbon, great to live and enjoy life, this area is ideal for those who like jogging, biking, sailing or partaking in any water sports. There is also Vasco da Gama Shopping Center where you can find well known stores and sought brands.

Local highlights

Fábrica do Braço de Prata – Half-abandoned building with a cultural center inside offers concerts, art exhibitions, movies, workshops, second hand, bar or a huge bookstore.

Museu Nacional do Azulejo – This museum offers the history of Portuguese tile making. The museum is housed in an old former convent and it has a cafeteria with a beautiful garden, gift shop, library, and educational services.

Galeria Filomena Soares – An amazing gallery that offers contemporary pieces by a variety of Portuguese and international artists such as Shirin Neshat, Angela Ferreira, and more.

A Casa do Bacalhau – Probably the best place to try Portugal’s national dish, bacalhau (codfish), is in Michelin-starred restaurant A Casa do Bacalhau. It also has an extensive wine list.

Lisbon Oceanarium – The oceanarium brings together all the seas in one of the most beautiful aquariums in Europe. It has more than 8,000 organisms from 500 different species, being a unique experience that takes you to the bottom of the oceans, on a tour among sharks, barracudas, rays, tropical fish and many other amazing animals.

Vasco da Gama Tower – The tallest building in the country (140 meters) was built at the height of Expo 98 to serve as a viewpoint, but in the meantime it has gained a five-star hotel, the Myriad by Sana. It also has a panoramic restaurant.

Pavilion of Knowledge – Interactive museum dedicated to science and technology, which hosts numerous exhibitions on these themes.

Telecabine Lisbon – Expo Cable Car which offers a peaceful and panoramic walk, always with the Tejo for company, between the Oceanário and Torre Vasco da Gama.

Garden of Waves – Garden located between the Lisbon Oceanarium and the Tagus River.

Camões Theater – Theatre built at the time of Expo 98 presenting a program dedicated to classical dances. It is also considered a theater with some of the best views in Lisbon.

East Riverside Park – Anyone who has children knows how important it is to diversify when choosing a new playground to visit in Lisbon. One of the most recent parks in Lisbon has some leisure areas available for the grown-ups, namely a bicycle path, wooden benches and deckchairs, to relax in front of the Tejo river.