The Freemasons left behind a legacy of many ciphers and codes that can be seen on almost every old house in Lisbon. As you walk, you will learn how to read mysterious symbols and put them into an amazing book of messages. You will also learn about the traditions of the order and marvel at its role in the fate of the capital. Group excursion Duration 3 hours Group size up to 10 people Children Without children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 6 reviews € 24 per person
What awaits you
Facts about the planet's greatest secret society Mysterious, closed, powerful - it's all about Freemasons. You will learn about the traditions of initiation into members of the lodge, special rules for greeting each other and some of the nuances of a handshake. I will also tell you about the origin of the name of the Order of Freemasons, which in an amazing way was able to absorb various elements of the three great religions of the world. About his trace in the history of the Portuguese capital and why it is sometimes so difficult to understand the meaning of Masonic symbols, many of which are left in plain sight
Search for signs and messages on the streets of Lisbon The path begins with the "Nest of Love" - the last brothel in Lisbon. You will solve the mystery monument to Adamashtor and a tiny golden man on Mirador St. Catherine … Find out what connected Count Cagliostro with Portugal, and see the palace where the great magician lived. Hear the incredible facts of the famous Chiado Palace, where the history of Portugal was written. On Garrett Street you will find and decipher many Masonic symbols, including the five-pointed star. Story Rossio square, "The center of the earth", will bring together a deck of cards, 4 angels and Pedro IV. You will discover what the bas-relief can mean with a handshake, and then go in search of a huge eagle on augusto street … The walk ends at area of Commerce, where two encrypted architectural monuments at once will complement the idea of Freemasonry in Portugal.
- The walk is completely pedestrian
- There are no additional costs along the way
The beginning of the excursion at the station. Cais do Sodre. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.