Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Monument to the Discoveries
- 2. Torre de Belém
- 3. Rossio
- 4. Avenida da Liberdade
- 5. Praça do Comércio
- 6. Sé Cathedral
- 7. Castelo de São Jorge
- 8. Águas Livres Aqueduct
- 9. Sintra National Palace
- 10. Santa Justa Elevator
- 11. Mosteiro dos Jerónimos
- 12. National Azulejo Museum
- 13. Praça dos Restauradores
- 14. Praça Marquês de Pombal
- 15. 25th of April Bridge
- 16. Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara
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.
Random Lisbon Highlights
The Basilica da Estrela is one of Lisbon's most beautiful churches. It was built in the 18th century on the order of Queen regent Maria I of Portugal, whose tomb is now in the church.
The roundabout known as the Praça do Marquês de Pombal is dominated by a monument dedicated to the Marquis of Pombal, a powerful minister who gained respect for his efficient leadership after the earthquake of 1755.
Oriente Station was built in 1998 as the transportation hub for the World Expo held that same year in Lisbon. The station is one of the most spectacular modern buildings in the city.
Random Lisbon Tours & Activities
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