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
Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon
The Vasco da Gama bridge is a 17 km long bridge that spans the estuary of the Tagus river. The modern bridge opened in 1998 to relieve congestion on the older April 25 Bridge.
Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon
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.
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.
Miradouro de Santa Luzia, Lisbon
The Miradouro de Santa Luzia is a look-out point in Lisbon. From under a pergola in the beautiful garden terrace visitors have panoramic views over the old Alfama district.

Random Lisbon Tours & Activities
Go Taste Lisboa by electric Bike, Lisbon
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
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