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Prazeres Cemetery

vários autores, 1833

CML - DGC

Open Visits

Visit with no monitoring, within the designated timetable.

Regular Visits

Visit to the space accompanied by our team of volunteers present at the location.

Tours

Guided tour made by the author of the architectural project himself or by an invited specialist.

Ema Câmara e Sérgio Palmeiro

Accessibility Visits

Visits with adequate mediation for the following public: blind, low vision, deaf people or with intellectual disabilities.

Visita para pessoas surdas, máx 15 pessoas

Maximum 20 people per visit

No reservation required; first-come, first-served

Photography allowed

Description

A great example of the Romantic style in Portugal, Prazeres Cemetery is the final resting place of many of the country’s most illustrious figures. A kind of open-air museum, it is a repository of important information on Portuguese modern history, architecture, urban planning, sculpture, as well as the changes approaches to the idea of death over the years. With its ambience marked by the serenity of the impressive cypresses, to walk through this space is to learn the history documented on its countless tombs. This tour will visit a number of tombs, in particular the interior of the Palmela Tomb, the largest private tomb in Europe.

www.cm-lisboa.pt/equipamentos/equipamento/info/cemiterio-dos-prazeres

Location

Praça São João Bosco

Directions: Google Maps / Apple Maps

Public Transport

Bus: 25E, 28E, 701, 709, 774