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The Hidden Secrets of Lisbon

Lisbon is a beguiling city of slopes, tiled walkways and differing regions, for example, the medieval Bairro Alto and Moorish Alfama. The city wears its long history with pride and invites change, however Lisbon is additionally a city of mystery corners, shrouded perspectives and shrewd astonishments. Here is my run down of mystery Lisbon.   […]

 
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Cristo Rei (Christ King Statue)

Cristo Rei (Christ King Statue) in Lisbon, is among the main 10 Most Famous Jesus Statues In The World by USATODAY. The Cristo Rei statue in Lisbon is a standout amongst the most notable landmarks in Portugal’s capital city. It was propelled by the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, taking after […]

 
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Campo Pequeno Bullring

The Campo Pequeno Bullring (Portuguese: Praça de Touros do Campo Pequeno, lit. “Little Field”) is the bull ring of Lisbon, Portugal. It is spotted in the Campo Pequeno Square, by the Avenida da República. After a significant redesign, it re-opened as a multi-occasion venue in 2006, intended to be utilized for different occasions separated from […]

 
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Feira da Ladra (Lisbon Flea Market)

Each Tuesday and Saturday the Feira da Ladra (literal translation “the thieves market” or “flea market”) assembles several second hand venders looking to win some additional cash with garments, dishes, records, books, collectables and each sort of obsolescents. From day break to lunchtime, both novice and expert sales representatives display their stock in extemporized stands […]

 
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3 Days in Lisbon: The Best Guide

Portugal’s capital city is no more an under-the-radar travel destination, with its memorable excellence serving as a scenery for current workmanship, food, and boutiques Day 1 One thing strikes each first-time guest to Lisbon: It’s far excessively quiet for a capital. Individuals are in no hurry, avenues smell like vanilla baked goods on account of […]

 
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48h in Lisbon: Will it be enough? The Insider’s Guide

The answer is no – 48h is too short for a Lisbon visit, but in case you have just two days, we have prepared an expert traveller guide with tips and tricks for your short trip to Lisbon Portugal. Portugal was a nation that in my reality had long remained solitary. For a long time […]

 
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Lisbon Aqueduct

The Aqueduto das Águas Livres (Lisbon Aqueduct) is a nineteen km (12mi) long water channel that was implicit the eighteenth century to supply new water to the city of Lisbon. The reservoir conduit compasses the Alcântara valley with a progression of thirty-five long curves. In the early eighteenth century, clean drinking water was hard to come […]

 
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Miradouro Portas do Sol (Viewpoint)

Set over a progression of slopes that ascent and fall far from the banks of the Tagus stream, Lisbon offers the absolute most alluring and emotional scenes which are best appreciated from its most noteworthy focuses. The delightful common setting of Portugal’s capital city has brought about a progression of porches, known as “miradouros” (viewpoints […]

 
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Lisbon Oceanarium

Lisbon’s Oceanarium is a huge aquarium placed in the Parque das Nações (Nations’ Park), the site of the World Expo of 1998, east side of Lisbon. More than 15,000 fish and marine warm blooded animals can be seen here, including the ever mainstream sharks. At the point when the Oceanarium opened in 1998 as the centerpiece of the […]

 
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Lisbon Synagogue

The Lisbon Synagogue, called Shaaré Tikvah (Gates of Hope) is currently the only synagogue in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal. There have been Jews in Lisbon at any rate since the Middle Ages, however the gathering persevered through a noteworthy blow in 1497, when a revelation by King Manuel I asked for Jews either […]

 
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Lisbon Wins: Best Cruise Destination 2014

The port of Lisbon won, surprisingly, the honor for the Best Cruise Port Europe, and the city of Lisbon, the second time, the grant for the Best Cruise Destination Europe, which were conveyed in Athens, amid the 21st World Travel Awards – Europe 2014. Notwithstanding Lisbon were additionally named for both classifications the urban areas […]

 
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Padrao dos Descobrimentos (Discovery Monument)

The Padrao dos Descobrimentos (Discovery Monument) was inherent honor of Henry the Navigator, who was instrumental in the achievement of the Portuguese investigations amid the fifteenth century, a period now known as the Age of Discoveries. The Age of Discoveries began in 1415 with the catch of the North African city of Ceuta by the Portuguese […]

 
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos (Hieronymites Monastery)

The Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Hieronymites Monastery) is a religious community inherent the early sixteenth century in a Portuguese variation of the Gothic style. It is viewed as one of Lisbon’s most grand structures. Soon after the reappearance of Vasco da Gama from India, King Manuel I requested the development of a church and house for the […]

 
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Praca do Comercio (Commerce Square)

The Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square) was the centerpiece of the remaking that occurred after the seismic tremor of 1755 had decreased Lisbon to rubble. Its primary fascination is a momentous equestrian statue of King José I. Throughout the most recent hundreds of years various parades, merriments, shows and even executions have occurred here. The […]

 
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Carmo Convent Ruins

The remnants of this Gothic church are reminiscent indications of the obliteration left by the 1755 seismic tremor. At the time of the seismic tremor it was the biggest church in Lisbon, yet today the roofless nave open to the sky is all that remaining parts of the curves and rubble that collapsed on the […]

 
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Sao Roque Church

The Igreja de São Roque (Church of Saint Roch) in Lisbon was the most punctual Jesuit church in the Portuguese world, and one of the first Jesuit houses of worship anyplace. It served as the Society’s home church in Portugal for more than 200 years, prior to the Jesuits were removed from that nation. After […]

 
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Museu do Azulejo (National Tile Museum)

The National Azulejo (tile) Museum showcases the advancement of azulejos, or artistic tiles, in Portugal through the hundreds of years. The radiant gathering is housed in the fifteenth-century Madre de Deus religious circle. Of Moorish cause, azulejos are painted or varnished artistic tiles collected to structure geometric shapes, scenes or figures. This procedure is profoundly […]

 
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Rossio Square

Rossio is the liveliest square in the city, where individuals stop to sit and unwind, or for a beverage at the few barometrical bistros with open air sitting (the most famous is the workmanship deco Cafe Nicola on the western side). Authoritatively named Praça Dom Pedro IV, this square has been known as Rossio (signifying […]

 
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Lisbon Cathedral

Lisbon Cathedral (Sé de Lisboa) is a grave Romanesque building with some fascinating treasures inside. It is one of the most established structures in the city, initially built in the twelfth century soon after the reconquest of the city. The cathedral, with its solid Romanesque towers, is one of the Lisbon’s most famous points of […]

 
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Do You Know where is located the Best Funicular in Europe

Do You Know where is located the Best Funicular in Europe? Lisbon wins again. According to EBD, the best funicular in Europe is Bica (Elevador da Bica), located in Lisbon. Since the Middle Ages they have helped us achieve the tops, for example, the two wonderful funiculars of Lisbon, the acclaimed funicular of the Buda […]

 
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EUROPE MOST ROMANTIC DESTINATIONS 2015: Portugal Wins Three Places

European Best Destinations have just awarded three places in Portugal as being the most romantic destinations for 2015 Valentine Day! Have you ever heard of Sintra, Porto or Madeira? These are the places to go in 2015! SINTRA Sintra is a gem situated between the mountains and the ocean, holding up to be found by […]

 
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New York Times: 52 Places to Go in 2015 – Alentejo – Portugal

New York Times just released: 52 Places to Go in 2015 Alentejo in Portugal is mentioned on place 38 as one must-visit places for 2015! The region famous for the cork and some of the best wines in Europe, is featured in this article. Let’s see what they say: Bored With Bordeaux? Tired of Tuscany? […]

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Portugal – The Pioneer of Globalization

Want to know how big was the Portuguese Empire, that started more than 500 years ago? Check the map and be surprised to see where the Portuguese were sailing! Europe’s exploration of the world begins in the 15th century, pioneered by Portugal. The Portuguese sailors are under the control of Henry, one of the sons […]

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Lisbon, Portugal review by John Malkovich

John Malkovich opinion about Lisbon, Portugal. The famous actor visits Portugal often since his movie “The Convent” with Catherine Deneuve and shares his passion for Lisbon on this short video. John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an American actor, producer, director, and fashion designer. Over the last 30 years of his career, Malkovich […]

 
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