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Museu Do Aljube, Lisbon

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  • According to the museum's leaflet, "The museum fulfils the city of Lisbon and the country's duty of gratitude to and the memory of the victims of prison and torture who, sacrificing their own lives, f...  more »
  • 1. It isn't free; it is discounted for certain groups/persons. 2. You might be alone in the museum. There aren't a lot of visitors. 3. The cafe is closed in January/ off season(?). You can still go up...  more »
  • The Museum of the Aljube memory of repression that suffered the people of Portugal, during the dictatorship of Salazar (no less than from 1929 to 1974) is very powerful and a space that also should exist in Spain. The Museum is located in the Alfama, on the climb to the Castle and behind the Cathedral, located in the same building - known by the Aljube, there is a large water tank in your basement - which served as a prison and interrogation Center of the order, the "political" police of the Salazar regime.
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