closeThe 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
Praça do Comércio, Lisbon
After the earthquake of 1755 destroyed much of downtown Lisbon, a large reconstruction project was started with this large square as the main focal point. At its center stands a monument dedicated to king José I.
Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara, Lisbon
From this miradouro (belvedere) you have splendid views over a large part of Lisbon. The miradouro's garden, decorated with busts and a fountain, is a popular meeting point.
Praça dos Restauradores, Lisbon
At the center of this expansive square stands a tall monument erected in the 19th century to commemorate the Restauradores - the restoration of Portugal's independence from Spain in 1640.
National Coach Museum, Lisbon
The Museu Nacional dos Coches in Belém is one of the world's most important coach museums, with an excellent collection of historic vehicles displayed in a marvelously opulent setting.

Random Lisbon Tours & Activities
Fado Dinner Show Private Excursion in Lisbon, Lisbon
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private tour and meal in Lisbon, Lisbon
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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Lisbon Super Saver: Lisbon Sightseeing Tour and Fátima Half-Day Trip, Lisbon
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  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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