Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição Velha

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Lisbon: Alfama Exploration Game

1. Lisbon: Alfama Exploration Game

Here's a sneak peek to the storyline: “You are a Private Investigator in charge of solving the mysterious disappearance, and possible murder, of Teresa do Carmo. She is a famous fado singer, known as one of the Seven Grand Wonders of Alfama. You do suspect foul play, a crime of passion. Teresa do Carmo had a bohemian reputation, and maybe one of her lovers did the bad deed.” As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. So, are you up for an exciting city game? The city game starts at Portal da Nossa Senhora da Conceição Velha. It will take you around 2 to 2.5 hours to complete and you can also explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at Cais das Colunas. After your booking, you will receive an email on how to download the game to your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to download and play the city game on their phones. Alternatively, each person can make their own purchase.

Lisbon: See Lisbon Like a Local on a Private Walking Tour

2. Lisbon: See Lisbon Like a Local on a Private Walking Tour

Explore Lisbon with a local guide on this private walking tour. Try local coffee and a cup of ginja (cherry liqueur). Take in the vibe of the old Arabian quarter and the vibrant colors in Alfama. Admire the Praça do Comércio square on the harbor and several viewpoints.  Meet your guide at the cozy 'A Ginjinha' bar and sample a glass of their specialty sour cherry liqueur. Stroll to the old Arabian quarter of Mouraria that was the birthplace of fado music. Learn about the origin of this particular musical style, and its close relationship with the Arab world. Stop at different viewpoints to snap stunning pictures of the city. Head to a café at the viewpoint Miradouro de Graça for cup of coffee. Explore historic churches and convents as you walk. Take in the lively vibe at flee markets.  Continue to the district of Alfama which was unscathed by the earthquake of 1775.Make your way through the narrow, winding, and sloping streets to uncover small squares, cafes, and charming boutiques.  Follow your guide to the grand Praça do Comércio square which opens dramatically to the sea. Relax in the square and capture shots of the Tagus River and the 'Cais das Colunas' footbridge that was once used by kings.  

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What people are saying about Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição Velha

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Good experience to get to know the Alfama neighborhood. Very original. However, we did identify some translation errors (which sometimes made the tests difficult to read) and even one of the challenges had the correct answer in English.