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Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is a city that is rich in history, culture and natural beauty. Located on the Atlantic coast, it is known for its stunning architecture, delicious food and vibrant nightlife.

The city is built on seven hills, which makes for some breathtaking views from the many viewpoints scattered throughout the city. One of the most famous viewpoints is Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, which offers a panoramic view of the city and the river Tejo. Another popular viewpoint is Miradouro de Santa Luzia, which offers a view of the historic district of Alfama.

Alfama is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Lisbon and is known for its narrow streets, traditional houses and charming squares. It is also home to the famous São Jorge Castle, which offers a panoramic view of the city. The castle is also a popular spot for sunset, as the view of the city during sunset is truly breathtaking.

Lisbon is also known for its delicious food. The city is famous for its seafood and traditional dishes such as bacalhau (salt cod) and cozido (stew). The city also has a vibrant nightlife with many bars and clubs to choose from. The Bairro Alto neighborhood is a popular spot for nightlife, with a wide variety of bars and clubs to choose from.

The city is also home to many museums and art galleries, including the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) and the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. The city is also home to many parks and gardens, including the Jardim Botânico Tropical and the Parque Eduardo VII.

Lisbon is a city that is full of history, culture and natural beauty. It is a perfect destination for those who love to explore new places and experience new cultures. With so much to see and do, it is easy to see why Lisbon is a popular destination for travelers.

Lisbon Travel Information

Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and lies on the north bank of the Tagus Estuary, on the European Atlantic coast. It is the westernmost city in continental Europe. With half a million population, it is also the biggest city in the country.

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Lisbon is also one of the oldest cities in the world and has been ruled by different people during their history such as the Phoenicians, the romans, the german tribes, the arabs and the spaniards. It is a city full of history and with a vast architectural patrimony. The main attractions to see are Sao Jorge’s Castle (the old fortress located on top of the old town), 25th of April bridge (built by dictator Salazar and sister bridge of the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge), Praça do Comercio (the main square of the city) and Alfama neighbourhood (the most traditional area of town with strong moorish influence for its narrow streets and tiled façades). 

Built on seven hills and facing the ocean, Lisbon also has a unique skyline an wonderful viewpoints called “Miradouros” that enchants travellers. Among them, you shouldn’t miss Santa Luzia, Sao Pedro de Alcantara, da Graça and the Miradouro das Portas do Sol.


Lisbon enjoys a warm climate with mild winters and very warm summers. This is the reason why is chosen as a tourist and as a retirement destination by many Europeans. Due to being so close to the sea, you will be able to enjoy wonderful sandy beaches in the area like the seaside resort of Cascais or Costa da Caparica.


Lisbon and Portugal’s largest International Airport is Aeroporto da Portela (LIS) which his very close to the city and very well connected by bus, metro and taxi. The metro network is very poor and bus and tram system are sometimes not very well connected to certain touristic areas. Therefore, it is recommendable to rent a car from any of the car rental companies at the airport or downtown. They offer very cheap prices and will allow to to move freely within the city and enjoy a visit to the neigbouring old mountain city of Sintra.

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