A place travelers can visit Castle of São Jorge
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The Castle of São Jorgeis a Moorish castle occupying the highest hilltop overlooking the historic centre of the Portuguese city of Lisbon and Tagus River
Beyond the main gates are terraces, walkways, viewpoints and peacocks, all lying within heavily restored Moorish walls.
São Jorge Castle has 11 towers and a dry moat. Visitors can explore the museum in the former Royal Palace of the Alcáçova, marvel at archaeological ruins from the 7th century and see Lisbon ‘through the looking glass’ of the periscope in Torre de Ulisses.
Visitors can climb the towers and enjoy incredible views over the city.