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Lisbon in the shadows of World War II

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During World War II Lisbon became the „waiting room“ for refugees and was also one of the many stages of international espionage. On this guided tour, we highlight the policy of the Estado Novo toward the refugees and glimpse the shadow of the various spies that crossed the city. Take a deep dive into the history of the war and the neutrality of Lisbon with our 3-hour walking tour and discover the fascinating role of Lisbon between refugees and spies during the Second world war.

02:30 PM

Meeting Point

Praça Marquês de Pombal 12, 1050-045 Lisboa, Portugal

02:30 PM

Marquês de Pombal

Our meeting point.

One of the major meeting points in Lisbon, where the old town meets the modern Lisbon. Our route starts here next to the Monument to Marquês de Pombal. Here we find the location of the Hotel Aviz, at the time, one of the most renowned hotels in the capital. Crossing the avenue we find the pensions and assistance organizations that helped the refugees in a strange land.


03:00 PM

Avenida da Liberdade

Opened at the end of the 19th century, this large avenue was home to several hotels during the Second World War

03:30 PM

Praça dos Restauradores

Famous for the monument celebrating the end of the Spanish monarchy over the Portuguese throne, this square used to house several movie theaters. Cinema was both entertainment but also the opportunity to pass on propaganda from both sides of the war


03:40 PM

Rossio Station

Built in the late 1800s, The Rossio Station was once the international train station, where several refugees arrived

03:50 PM

Praça D. Pedro IV - Rossio

The heart of Lisbon with several cafés and hotels where the refugees waited for good news and visa.

04:10 PM

Rua do Carmo

Pedestrian street with several traditional stores

04:40 PM

Largo do Chiado

The elegant district of city of Lisbon, with several shops but also the seat of the political police during the Dictatorship of Salazar


05:30 PM

Cais do Sodré

Very close to the river, several bars and brothels were the perfect spot to recruit agents and get information about naval activities.


05:30 PM

End of the tour

We end the tour in front of the river.

Ending Point

Cais do sodré

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