Enjoyed learning g about Amalia...her modest roots and the 1950s home she created. My guide was fine. Alas, if you want to learn about Fado itself and nuances of Amalia, look elsewhere.
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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 recording her life. Visits are supervised and the two...More
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 belongings and photos and garden. Lovely and...More
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 me a fabulous city.Absolute elegance, charm,...More
Very interesting look into the life of Amalia, Portugal's world famous Fado singer. The furnishings and her stage dresses and jewelry are displayed in a respectful manner. The 5E admission fee includes a guided tour and afterwards you can visit the lovely garden and meet...More
I never heard of Fado music before my trip to Lisbon- but after visiting Alfama I decided to visit Amalia's house. The lovely lady that showed me around worked and lived with Amalia for 40+ years and had great stories about her.
This is a must see. We had never heard of the music style of Fado and only saw this as a stop on the hop on and off bus - no real information to be found at tourist information - so thought it would be...More
Even if you're not into 'fado', as this is the Lisbon residence of the star until her death in 1999. It gives you the feel of a Lisbon town house. Her life and the way she lived is evident. We were taken around by a...More
We were staying in the Amalia Rodrigues Suite at Hotel Aviz, and had never heard of her, so decided to visit this foundation. It was our best experience of Lisbon. Estrela worked for Amalia for forty years, and though there was only two of us,...More