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The Best African Lisbon Tour 2024

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€ 30
3 hours
Live tour guide
Small group

About African Lisbon Tour

Stroll through Lisbon's past and uncover the history of African slavery heritage. Discover hidden insights and stories behind the city's landmarks and streets. This engaging journey brings history to life and offers a unique and enlightening perspective on Lisbon's past.

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African Lisbon Tour

Embark on a unique journey through stories highlighting a significant historical chapter: the African and transatlantic slave trade. This trade began in the 15th century and lasted four centuries, deeply impacting Lisbon and Portugal.

This tour takes you through Lisbon's streets, monuments, and squares. Each site reveals stories of the city's connection to slavery. This is a chance to understand how this dark history shaped Lisbon. You'll explore and discuss various topics with a knowledgeable local guide. Learn about the origins of slavery in the Iberian Peninsula and the role of Brazil. Understand the day-to-day life of enslaved people in historic Lisbon. The tour also covers the abolition of the slave trade in Portugal and the African liberation movements.

Discover the treasures of Lisbon and Portugal's rich culture and gain valuable insights into various aspects of the city. There's much to uncover, from must-see attractions to navigating public transportation and exploring neighboring areas. If you're seeking advice on making the most of your stay in Lisbon, feel free to ask for recommendations and insider tips to enhance your experience!

included
  • Live Tour Guide
  • Local Taxes and Fees
X not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (optional)
  • Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off
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Meeting Point

Largo do Chafariz de Dentro 20-16, 1100-345 Lisboa, Portugal

Meet your guide at the Square called Largo do Chafariz de Dentro.

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HISTORIC LISBON JOURNEY

Explore Lisbon's city center and uncover its connection to the slave trade. Discover historical landmarks and their profound stories.

GUIDE'S INSIGHT

Experience Lisbon's past through a historical, political, and economic perspective with an expert guide.

UNTOLD STORIES REVEALED

Learn about the lesser-known aspects of the Atlantic slave trade. Understand its impact on Lisbon and global history.

SLAVERY'S LASTING IMPACT

Delve into the daily lives of enslaved individuals in historic Lisbon. Recognize the city's role in the global slave trade.

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FAQ - African Lisbon Tour

Why is the African Lisbon tour a must-do?

This tour takes you on a journey to understanding the city's soul. It's an excellent experience for visitors seeking a deeper connection with Lisbon.

When did the African Lisbon Tour start?

The African Lisbon Tour was started by Naky Gaglo in 2014. The tour was created to fill a gap in Lisbon's tourism offerings by focusing on the history of Portugal and the influence of colonization and the slave trade in Portugal.

What other things can I do in Lisbon?

In addition to the African Lisbon Tour, there are many other activities to enjoy in Lisbon. You can visit the Jerónimos Monastery, embark on a Hop-on Hop-off Lisbon exploration, ride the famous Tram 28, and enjoy the vibrant nightlife in Bairro Alto. If you have extra time, feel free to book Lisbon to Sintra or Lisbon to Porto Day Trip.

Will the tour be physically demanding?

The three-hour walking tour is moderately paced and suitable for most fitness levels.
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Know before you go

  • Small group experience, limited to 8 participants, ensuring a personal touch.
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended, as the tour involves walking.
  • Pets are not allowed on this tour.
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Truly an exceptional tour!

Our excellent guide provided a great commentary on the Portuguese influence in the Atlantic Slave Trade. He combined data and personal anecdotes to bring us closer to the moral, economic, religious, and political aspects. I highly recommend this tour!

Vanessa

Great experience!

This tour is one of the best tours in Lisbon. It offers insightful and often overlooked historical perspectives. Our guide brought both knowledge and enthusiasm to the experience, adding a personal touch to the journey.

Anna

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