Tour Locations | The Soul of Alfama
LOCATION 5 | The Soul of Alfama
Portas do Sol 2
The magnificent view over the city blends in perfectly with the equally magical view of the Tejo River.
Now have a look to your right.You'll see an old wall, dated probably from the Romans. It was used by the Moors to enclose the citadel. In medieval times it was used to wall the city in by King Fernando, mainly to protect from the Spanish invasions.