Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Torre de Belém
- 2. Monument to the Discoveries
- 3. Praça do Comércio
- 4. Rossio
- 5. 25th of April Bridge
- 6. Miradouro de Santa Luzia
- 7. Avenida da Liberdade
- 8. Sintra National Palace
- 9. Sé Cathedral
- 10. Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara
- 11. Praça Marquês de Pombal
- 12. Gulbenkian Museum
- 13. National Azulejo Museum
- 14. Parque Eduardo VII
- 15. Vasco da Gama Bridge
- 16. Águas Livres Aqueduct
The origin of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, goes back to 1200 BC. Thanks to famous Portuguese explorers such as Vasco da Gama the city became a global player and a major trade center.
Despite a disastrous earthquake wich destroyed much of the city in 1755, Lisbon has a charming historic center. Several magnificent buildings such as the Belém Tower and the Hieronymites Monastery are reminiscent of Lisbon's heyday.
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The Gulbenkian Museum has an excellent art collection, spanning an era from 2000 BC to the early 20th century. The museum's art collection was acquired by Calouste Gulbenkian, an Armenian petrol magnate.
The Sé, Lisbon's Cathedral, was built in the 12th century, shortly after the city was captured from the Moors. Despite many renovations, the church has retained much of its original Romanesque appearance.
The ruins of the Carmo church show the destruction caused by the earthquake of 1755, when numerous buildings in Lisbon collapsed. The Carmo church was built in 1423 and at the time was one of Lisbon's most magnificent churches.
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