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
Oriente Station, Lisbon
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.
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.
São Vicente de Fora, Lisbon
The church of São Vicente de Fora was built in the 17th century on the orders of the Spanish king Philip II. The former refectory of the adjoining monastery is now a pantheon honoring the last royal rulers of Portugal.
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.

Random Lisbon Tours & Activities
Balloon Ride with Complimentary Drink from Coruche, Lisbon
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
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