Fundacao Amalia Rodrigues Casa Museu, Lisbon

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At Fundacao Amalia Rodrigues Casa Museu, visit the former home of Amalia Rodrigues, the famed Portuguese singer often considered the Queen of Fado and credited with the popularization of the genre. Founded in 1999 after her death, the museum now houses over 30,000 items of memorabilia. Take the 30-minute tour to see performance attire, awards, original song recordings, pictures, portraits, and more. Work out when and for how long to visit Fundacao Amalia Rodrigues Casa Museu and other Lisbon attractions using our handy Lisbon online travel planner .
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  • August 14, 2017
    If you are a fan of the music genre of "Fado", you should find the Museu Amalia Rodrigues fascinating. Located in the house that was her home in Sao Bento district of Lisboa. Many fascinating items re...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Amalia is the queen of fado in Portugal. To know her music and her story is to understand the genre. This place was fantastic and the tour was wonderful and in English. It's her private home with her ...  more »
  • June 25, 2017
    It's Amalia's casa-museu, just a common 2-storey house - outside - but fabulous minutes after walking in.You have not to be a fado lover, which I am, but it's a pity to miss it out while in Lisbon, to...  more »
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  • Worth coming here if you Like Amalia.
  • Well kept place. The tour guide is very knowledgeable and answered most questions regarding the singer's history.
  • The tour was wonderful. All very well maintained. A time travel through the life of this amazing artist.
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  • The House where she lived for four decades the largest Portuguese singer of all time: Amália Rodrigues. The House is furnished, decorated with her goals. You can see some of her jewels and dresses. As the visitor is guided you can relish in stories told about this great singer. We back of the House it is possible to visit the garden, a bucolic and pleasant place.
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  • Queen of Fado. Her house in Lisbon. Nice to see and have a drink in the garden.
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