Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. Monument to the Discoveries
- 2. Torre de Belém
- 3. Praça do Comércio
- 4. Rossio
- 5. Sintra National Palace
- 6. Vasco da Gama Bridge
- 7. National Azulejo Museum
- 8. 25th of April Bridge
- 9. Praça dos Restauradores
- 10. Parque Eduardo VII
- 11. Ajuda Botanical Garden
- 12. São Vicente de Fora
- 13. Castelo de São Jorge
- 14. Miradouro de Santa Luzia
- 15. Maritime Museum
- 16. Avenida da Liberdade
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.
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Portugal's most famous monument was built in the early 16th century in the Tagus river to protect the city from enemy invasion. The fortress is beautifully decorated with limestone carvings and maritime ornaments.
Built in the early 20th century by a student of Gustave Eiffel to transport people between upper and downtown Lisbon, this iron elevator is now one of the must see attractions in Lisbon.
The Parque Eduardo VII (Edward VII Park) was created at the end of the 19th century. Highlights in the park include a historic pavilion and Estufa Fria, a greenhouse garden.
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