Castelo de S. Jorge

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About Castelo de S. Jorge

Perched atop Lisbon's highest hill, the Castelo de S. Jorge watches over the city like an old guardian still wary of approaching ships. 

This Moorish castle, with its turrets and ramparts, offers a tangible link to Lisbon's storied past, where whispers of ancient battles mingle with the laughter of tourists. The castle grounds are not just a historical site; they're a panoramic viewpoint where Lisbon spreads out in a mosaic of life below. Strolling through its courtyards and gardens, you might just feel the echoes of history underfoot, urging you to explore every nook and cranny of this commanding fortress.

Best time/season to visit:
The castle's beauty shines in every season, but the cooler months of spring and fall offer comfortable exploring weather and fewer crowds.

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