The neighbourhood of Santa Apolónia is situated on the outskirts of Lisbon's river Tejo. A few steps from the Terreiro do Paço, the neighbourhood leads to the Castelo de São Jorge, through its narrow alleys. Santa Apolónia is linked with the city's metro network and has several bus lines and a rail station, with strong transportation links. The buildings here are traditional Portuguese buildings with large windows and balconies!
Whether you want to be close to the attractions of Lisbon or find some peace and quiet in the rural areas of the city, there are plenty of places to consider when staying in Lisbon. Explore more areas here.
There are many museums, including the National Azulejos Museum, in the area of Santa Apolónia. Here, the docks were turned into trendy restaurants along the banks of the Tagus River. And also don't miss the Feira da Ladra: the picturesque market of flesh held on Campo de Santa Clara on Tuesdays and Saturdays!