Lisbon Roman Galleries
In the Baixa neighborhood of Lisbon, this underground structure was discovered in 1771. Visits to the Roman Galleries are possible once a year.
In the Baixa district of Lisbon, there are ancient Roman galleries dug 2000 years ago. They were discovered in 1771 after the earthquake of 1755.
History of the Roman galleries
This Roman structure is called a "cryptoportic", an architectural solution that was used in unstable and inclined areas to consolidate the construction of large buildings.
Visit the Roman galleries of Lisbon
Visiting them is a feat, as they are only open to the public a few days a year, you have to pay attention to the social networks of the Lisbon Museum (Instagram or Facebook) to be able to book your visit and be one of the lucky ones to stroll through this ancient structure.
Children from 6 years old are allowed to visit. It is not recommended for people with limited mobility. It is advisable to wear comfortable clothes and waterproof shoes, suitable for a wet and harsh environment.