Lisbon, the westernmost European capital city, lies with the Sintra Mountains to the north and the Tagus River to the south. This old city with a long and storied history is built atop seven hills, its topography undulating between high and low. Buildings are constructed like mountain ranges, with old churches and monuments found throughout its dense medieval atmosphere. The new city district is a veritable forest of modern buildings. Even though the World Exposition Park is far away, it is still a good destination for for a leisurely walk. There is also the area of Belém replete with a nautical atmosphere, where you can walk and admire the exquisite architecture in the the glow of the setting sun. A sunset like this is absolutely unforgettable!
疯癫小魔猪[Navigational Monument] It is the "neighbor" of the Belém Tower, which is only a ten-minute walk away. It was built to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Prince Henry the navigator. On the monument are statues of Henry and 80 other sailors, as well as famous generals, missionaries and scientists in Portuguese history. There is also a world map on the ground in front of the stele with the date when the New World was discovered. It has now become a symbol of Portugal.
13611302253The Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon was built in 1501. It was built by King Manuel I to commemorate the significant voyage of Da Gama, which took nearly 100 years. The majestic momentum of the entire building facade demonstrates Portugal's unmatched maritime supremacy in the past. It is shocking and shocking.
Pedro MRossio Square is the popular name of the Pedro IV Square (Portuguese: Praça de D. Pedro IV). It is located in the Pombaline Downtown of Lisbon and has been one of its main squares since the Middle Ages. It has been the setting of popular revolts and celebrations, bullfights and executions, and is now a preferred meeting place of Lisbon natives and tourists alike.
Lisbon is the stunning capital city of Portugal, and is one of the most charismatic and vibrant cities of Europe. It is a city that effortlessly blends traditional heritage, with striking modernism and progressive thinking.As a holiday destination, Lisbon offers a rich and varied history, a buzzing nightlife and is blessed with a glorious year-round climate. The city has a welcoming and liberal atmosphere, while still embracing its deep-rooted heritage and extensive history. The Rossio the liveliest square in the city, where people stop to sit and relax, or for a drink at the several atmospheric cafés with outdoor sitting (the most popular is the art-deco "Cafe Nicola" on the western side). The square is situated in the city’s Baixa neighbourhood, on the northern end of Rua Augusta, very close to Restauradores Square. During your time in Lisbon, a trip to Belem Tower should be on your itinerary. Without a doubt it is a beautiful site and is listed as a world heritage monument. It´s only a short journey from Lisbon itself, easy to get to, and easy to combine with other sites nearby. Lisbon’s trams are an integral part of the public transport network, and cover many of the areas of the city where there is no access to the metro. The Articulado trams provide a higher passenger capacity but are confined to the flat sections of the city, and only operate along the 15E route, which connects central Lisbon to the Belem district.
Lisbon is probably best known for its colonialist history, ornate architecture and tradition of Fado music. But some of its best features are in the everyday – spectacular hilltop vistas in Alfama or at St. George's Castle, pleasant year-round weather and friendly locals. To enjoy these, bring some comfortable footwear and a pocket map of the public transit system, or just hop on Tram 28 to see it all. Plan on spending a half-day to a full day exploring the waterfront neighborhood of Belém, or maybe plan a daytrip to the palace-heavy Sintra, located 20 miles northwest of Lisbon.
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this is my first time to go Portugal.
and I’m staying in a cute with beautiful view homeboat. the homeboat got a roof top.
I’m sure I will be back there soon.
And I need to thank you ctrip because I booked my flight here. 😊 and I will book my flight here in future.
“ By day Lisbon has a naive theatrical quality that enchants and captivates, but by night it is a fairy-tale city, descending over lighted terraces to the sea, like a woman in festive garments going down to meet her dark lover. “
Lisbon is an ideal weekend trip destination in Europe. It’s a perfect destination for couples, friends, solo and families. Eat delicious food, walk at the cute streets, take a funicular or visit this 25 de Abril bridge which looks like the famous bridge in San Francisco.
Lisbon you have my heart 💛
I can't imagine a more beautiful and charming European city! If you're hunting for a city full to the brim with delicious, Michelin restaurants, Lisbon can't be missed!
This is the capital of Portugal - Lisbon or Lisboa. This is the place where many years ago many discoverers started their trips to the unknown world. Nowadays the main attractions are the 2 very long bridges, the Belem Tower, the walking streets around the old town and also the trams.
Despite the many steep hills throughout the city, walking is the best way to experience #lisbon #portugal.
Most possibly unexpected by tourist, the city has amazing beautiful #streetart.
#happynewyear The capital of Portugal, next to the ocean, with great weather, cultural architecture, museaums, churches and shops. Visit Belem tower and have pasteis de nata, go for a fado night, and enjoy local cuisine.