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
Avenida da Liberdade, Lisbon
The Avenida da Liberdade is Lisbon's main boulevard. The 90 meter wide street was laid out in the late 19th century and modeled after the grand boulevards in Paris.
25th of April Bridge, Lisbon
The Ponte 25 de Abril is a more than 2 km long suspension bridge that was built in 1966 across the Tagus river. Its name refers to Carnation Revolution of 1974.
São Roque, Lisbon
The church of São Roque is one of Lisbon's most opulent churches. Built in the 16th century as one of the first Jesuit churches, it is profusely decorated with gilded ornaments, statues and paintings.
Rossio, Lisbon
Rossio is the bustling heart of Lisbon. The square is decorated with fountains and a tall monument honoring king Pedro IV. Rossio square is bordered by several important buildings, most notably the National Theater.

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