Serene park with lakes, trails & a cafe Garden of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation - Garden in Lisbon, Portugal

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Av. de Berna 45, 1050-078 Lisboa, Portugal



+351 21 782 3000

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4.70 (18621 reviews)

Working Hours

  • Wednesday: 9AM to 8:30PM
  • Thursday: 9AM to 8:30PM
  • Friday: 9AM to 8:30PM
  • Saturday: 9AM to 8:30PM
  • Sunday: 9AM to 8:30PM
  • Monday: 9AM to 8:30PM
  • Tuesday: 8AM to 8PM


  • Amenities
    • Good for kids
  • Accessibility
    • Wheelchair accessible entrance
    • Wheelchair accessible parking lot


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  • 5Carlos F. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) What to say about one of the magical places in Lisbon ... 🙏😊💫 (Original) O que dizer de um dos locais mágicos de Lisboa... 🙏😊💫

  • 5Christiano G. 1 year ago
    Good place for spend a day, the architecture is so beautiful

  • 5V. 1 year ago
    Nice and spacious. Well maintained and located in the middle of the city of Lisboa. Very huge, large and old trees. Worth visiting.

  • 5Sergio Prado Do B. 1 year ago
    Very well kept, a city escape for silence and to contact with nature.

  • 5Karl M. 1 year ago
    Interesting gardens with art displays throughout it. Modern contemporary art museum. Very calming

  • 5Carlos M. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Very nice space with fantastic corners. Very well maintained, a forest in the middle of the city (Original) Espaço muito agradável com recantos fantasticos. Muito bem cuidado, uma floresta no meio da cidade

  • 5Bete F. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Tranquility (Original) Tranquilidade

  • 5Antonio M. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Although with many areas still to be the target of works or improvements, the garden is always a pleasant place, whether to stroll with the kids, or just to decompress or relax. (Original) Embora com muitas zonas ainda a serem alvo de obras ou melhorias, o jardim é sempre um local aprazível, seja para passear com os miúdos, seja apenas para descomprimir ou descontrair.

  • 5Helder V. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Tranquility (Original) Tranquilidade

  • 5Katy Med J. 1 year ago
    Beautiful garden. Great place to visit with friends and family, I loved all the little spots with water running and the little ducks

  • 5Luis H.P. G. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Very cute! It is worth knowing and enjoying! (Original) Muito bonito! Vale a pena conhecer e usufruir!

  • 5Rowan H. 1 year ago
    A very tranquil area to wander and enjoy

  • 5Luiz M. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Very cool, total peace everything organized and clean (Original) Muito bacana, paz total tudo organizado e limpo

  • 5Ashleigh H. 1 year ago
    Beautiful grounds! Bring a blanket because the grass is wet if you want to sit down.

  • 5José Alberto S. 1 year ago
    Amazing building and art expositions!!!

  • 5renato m. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Instagram @renatomunhozartes Great (Original) Instagram @renatomunhozartes Excelente

  • 5grg l. 1 year ago
    Peaceful ambience, great place to hang out with friends. You can also have dry picnic if you want. The garden is really beautiful with small ponds in it and there are also fish, swans and tortoise on the pond.

  • 5Marina K. 5 months ago
    The is a great! You can go for a walk or your lunch break. A lot of areas to rest. Free art to explore!

  • 5Rich G. 5 months ago
    An oasis in the centre of Lisbon provide a walking circuit around the seemingly overgrown, brutalist building. The south end has a pond and banks of grass to lie on. The north side has hidden seats amongst the trees.

  • 5Vicki L H. 4 months ago
    Beautiful and very serene garden. Folks meditating, geese strutting, a group of young people being read to underneath a magnificent tree

  • 5Olúwatóyọ̀sí A. 4 months ago
    It was so pleasurable to see the exhibition, the staff are nice and welcoming. The garden is beautiful with a nice small stream, an awesome cafeteria and yes, the ducks there fly. It’s a good place to spend the afternoon😆

  • 5Alison U. 3 months ago
    One of the most gorgeous public gardens I've been to with stunning art, landscaping, plants and wildlife. They are doing extensive renovation in a section of it so it's blocked off (and will be incredible once done) but there's still plenty of areas to wander on paths, sit on benches, grab something at cafe and sit outside and enjoy the birds. I brought my camera and had so much fun capturing images of the Spring babies. Truly a remarkable place for all to enjoy.

  • 5Emily B. 6 months ago
    Amazing and unique collection! Such a wonderful museum- unlike any I’ve been to. I highly recommend

  • 5Fred S. 8 months ago
    Such a beautiful garden. Don't miss the museum and if there's a concert in the Grande Auditório, buy a ticket!

  • 5Katrin V. 7 months ago
    This garden deserves the best praise, here everyone can find a place for themselves to enjoy nature, beauty and peace. Also worthy of praise is the collection of plants that are collected here.

  • 5João X. 6 months ago
    The most important modernist garden in Lisbon. It is a popular destination for many Lisboners, specially on weekends. There are several cafés with outdoor sitting, benches, an outdoor amphitheater and lawns to choose from; or several path choices if one chooses to just stroll. It was designed by landscape architects António Viana Barreto and Gonçalo Ribeiro Telles in the 60s. It addresses space in a modernist way, (centered more on a non-narrative disposition of ambiences, working plastically with mass and void rather than on the presentation of "objects" (path, the ruin, the folly, the flowerbed, etc.) or of narratives (a classic mythology story, etc.). One can find different "experiences" and ambiences and vegetation was chosen to maximize year round color and "show". As a modernist garden, it is a heavily engineered landscape, with major topographic works and the creation of an artificial lake. Around the 2000s a major renovation of the garden added an ecological layer to it, with the use of mixed species lawns and different types of cover to reduce watering needs; and the inclusion of several small water pools to boost biodiversity. The garden is expanding southwards to include the grounds of the neighboring estate, donated to the Gulbenkian foundation (the grounds, not the palace). It will also receive a pedestrian bridge connection that will help link it to the newly built Gonçalo Ribeiro Telles garden, northwest. The paths are mostly made of large concrete squares set on the landscape, 5cm high. Sometimes, a side ramp is provided, but not always, and there are stepping stones too spaced out accross water canals, so a full enjoyment of the garden is not possible for accessible challenged. I highly recommend a visit, together with a cultural event or a visit to the collection / museum. Or just a towel and book to read on the lawn. Or just a stroll and ice cream.

  • 5Fernando F. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Great (Original) Excelente

  • 5Eva M. 7 months ago
    Zen, jungle, oasis in the middle of the city. Such a magical place to walk through or explore the many small hidden pathways. Very clean and beautifully designed park.

  • 5João N. 10 months ago
    Very nice and we'll designed park in the middle of the city. There are a lot of parents bringing their kids to walk around and see the ducks. The amphitheater is a nice place to sit but there's usually nothing to look at there. The garden is cozy

  • 5Tarek J. 9 months ago
    The Hergé TINTIN Gallery in the museum was amazing, with a beautiful garden in the surroundings.

  • 5Lavinia L. 10 months ago
    An enchanted garden, with surprising small trails. A perfect place for a Sunday picnic.

  • 5A. 10 months ago
    Lisbon's equivalent to Central Park. A beautifully landscaped park around the Gulbenkian Museum. A serene respite from the city. Great for strolling, reading a book, or a picnic with kids.

  • 5Clara S. 1 year ago
    Every time I come to Lisbon I visit this beautiful place.

  • 5Олеся . 1 year ago
    Wondeful place! Amaizing park in the center of Lisbon, with magnificent lawns, ponds and even a bamboo grove.

  • 5Sofia P. 2 years ago
    The gardens are amazing with lots of shade and hidden paths that make you forget this is the heart of Lisbon.

  • 5Luís B. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) The best garden in Lisbon (Original) O melhor jardim de Lisboa

  • 5Paola V. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) To relax ... to walk ... to read ... to have a coffee ... to listen to the sound of water flowing from a small waterfall ... it's wonderfully beautiful ... (Original) Per rilassarsi ...per camminare...per leggere ...per prendere un caffè..per ascoltare il suono dell acqua che scorre da una piccola cascata...è meravigliosamente bello...

  • 5Arturo B. 1 year ago
    Beautifull place

  • 5António C. 1 year ago
    One of the best guardens/parks in town!

  • 5Cristina Marinho W. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) It's a lung within the city! It is absolutely fabulous! It's inspiring! (Original) É um pulmão dentro da cidade! É absolutamente fabuloso! É inspirador!

  • 5edgar F. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) A green paradise within Lisbon where we can be reading, listening to good music and resting. (Original) Um paraiso verde dentro de Lisboa onde podemos estar a ler, ouvir boa musica e a descansar.

  • 5Valeria F. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Wonderful place!!! (Original) Maravilhoso lugar!!!

  • 5Joao Diogo S. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) It's a beautiful garden and I love going there to relax and have a coffee (Original) É um jardim lindo e adoro lá ir para relaxar e tomar um café

  • 5Romeo C. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Lovely place to walk, relax and read (Original) Luogo incantevole dove passeggiare, rilassarsi e leggere

  • 5Lars J. 1 year ago
    Very beautiful nice garden.. park. Bamboo fish ducks and lots of small places for lovers, picnics etc. Recommend

  • 5Fran Efrat Shifrin S. 2 years ago
    A little but such a perfect cultural and environmental place. We have been in the modern art area, and strolled in the park which is so creative, and then we sat in the cafeteria and had a really good fresh lunch.

  • 5Yonathan S. 1 year ago
    A lovely garden with sneaky ducks haha

  • 5Claude W. 2 years ago
    The garden is stunning, probably the best gem I have come across in Lisbon, definitely go like brutalist art, and green, loads of green. This garden was better than the Botanical garden!!!

  • 5Paulo V. 1 year ago
    There is no other garden in Lisbon that can compare to the Gulbenkian. Despite of being relatively small, it is trully unique, and the team behind its design was clearly ahead of its time. You can keep of discovering every corner of this place during many years and it will continue to impress you every time again and again. Great place for inspiration, for relaxed afternoon, or just a walk with your family or a place to read a book. A unique blend of modern architecture with nature and art objects. Priceless experience.

  • 5Rina T. 2 years ago
    Perfect relaxing place. To read, picnic, get together with friends. Nice coffe place. Love the place. Some time they have exhibitions. Would love to again and again. Its not big but nature under your feet and over your head.

  • 5Aline C. 2 years ago
    Gulbenkian Gardens is an amazing place to relax and spend the day. I love having a coffee facing the garden and the lake. There are interesting sculptures around the garden. The permanent art collection is incredible, I loved the French furniture exhibition and paintings from famous European artists. The modern/contemporary collection is also cool and creative. A place not to be missed in Lisbon. Can't wait to see the new Gulbenkian gardens in 2021.

  • 5Alissa M. 2 years ago
    The park/ plants itself and the brutalist architecture blew my mind. It‘s purely beautiful and so relaxing. If you are into architecture, this is for you. Just walk around the park and enjoy the little alleys, bamboos, small rivers, and the different museum buildings with its incredible architecture. They also have two cafés in the same style. It‘s a wonderful park, though maybe not in the most conventional way.

  • 5Brendda M. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) This park is one of the most beautiful in Lisbon, as you feel part of nature. Admission is free and you can enjoy a beautiful sunny day. Bring towels to put on the lawn and a good book. I like to stay there for hours. The entrance is located on Avenida Berna 45 A. (Original) Esse parque é um dos mais bonitos de Lisboa, pois você se sente parte da natureza. A entrada é gratuita e tu podes desfrutar um lindo dia de sol. Leve toalhas para colocar no chão do gramado e um bom livro. Gosto de ficar por horas lá. A entrada está localizado na avenida Berna 45 A.

  • 5Andrea V. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) The Gulbenkian Foundation is always a place to visit. It has good exhibitions and a very pleasant surrounding garden. Something to enjoy in both winter and summer. (Original) A Fundação Gulbenkian é um lugar sempre a visitar. Tem boas exposições e um jardim circundante muito agradável. Algo para desfrutar tanto no Inverno como no Verão.

  • 5Fernandes E. 1 year ago
    Great garden in the middle of Lisbon good place to recharge

  • 5Matilde S. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Higher level landscape architecture. Variety of types of spaces and environments (Original) Arquitectura paisagística de nível superior. Variedade de tipos de espaços e ambientes

  • 5Carlos F. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) A real oasis in the heart of Lisbon. Must visit, the garden is free and the museum only on Sunday afternoons. (Original) Um verdadeiro oásis no coração de Lisboa. Obrigatório visitar, o jardim é grátis e o museu apenas aos domingos à tarde.

  • 5Antonio A. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) One of the best museums and gardens in Europe. (Original) Um dos melhores museus e jardins da Europa.

  • 5Elias S. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Amazing (Original) Espetacular

  • 5R Q. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Very pleasant, a true green oasis in the middle of the city. Excellent for strolling, or even for a snack by the lake. A real haven !!! (Original) Muito agradável, um verdadeiro oásis verde no meio da cidade. Excelente para passear, ou até mesmo para lanchar junto ao lago. Um verdadeiro refúgio!!!

  • 5Jeany O. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Excellent Museum, with unique exhibitions. Beautiful outdoor space to spend pleasant hours. 100% recommend (Original) Excelente Museu, com Exposições únicas. Lindo espaço externo para passar horas agradáveis. Recomendo a 100 %

  • 4Manuel S. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Since 1973 I like LOCAL (Original) Desde 1973 que gosto do LOCAL

  • 4DAVID R. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Very beautiful (Original) Muito bonito

  • 4José G. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Even on a day without sun !!! I knew how to walk in the garden! Even the ducks were resting and the noise of the city seemed far away !!! (Original) Mesmo num dia sem sol!!! Soube bem passear pelo jardim! Até os patos estavam a descansar e o ruído da cidade parecia longínquo!!!

  • 4José R. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) If the trees were identified it would give a 5. But the space is very pleasant, it is worth visiting and enjoying (Original) Se as arvores estivessem identificadas dava um 5. Mas o espaço é muito agradável, vale a pena visitar e desfrutar

  • 4Carlos G. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Although some age is noted, it is a very pleasant and well-kept space. (Original) Embora se note alguma idade, trata-se de um espaço muito agradável e bem tratado.

  • 4Antonio Cesar A. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Great (Original) Excelente

  • 3Helena Marecos do M. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) The works in progress spoil the garden a little. It will be temporary. (Original) As obras em curso estragam um pouco o jardim. Será temporário.

  • 3Laur P. 1 year ago
    The park/garden is beautiful: there is a lake, a spring there are lots of birds but it is not recommended to go with a baby in a pram or a person in a wheelchair. The alleys of the park are not flat at all. Too many stairs, too. Also in this period some alleys are closed to the public, don't know why. As a "plus" there is a very nice artisanal gelateria with excellent flavours. Don't miss it if you arrive here!

  • 3Sakib S. 1 year ago
    Beautiful place

  • 1daniel da silva de souza b. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Very small chicken (Original) Frango muito pequeno

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