14 Lisbon Sights to See

14 Lisbon Sights to See, Lisbon, Portugal (B)

Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal is a lively place that has plenty to offer those that chose to journey there. While maybe not as flashy as many of the other European capitals, it does have a lot going for it. From its fascinating and dramatic history involving earthquakes and exploration; to its beautiful blend of European and Moorish architecture; the city’s famous trams and funiculars; and its dedicated religious, culinary and musical culture; visitor’s won’t be short of choices. To get you started, here are 14 Lisbon sights worth seeing. 

This prominent square found by the bank of the Tejo River sits upon the site of the Royal Ribeira Palace destroyed in the great Lisbon earthquake of 1755. Here you’ll find the Arc de Triomphe, similar to that of Paris and a statue honouring King Jose I. Around the square you’ll find a lot of cafes and restaurants that cater to tourists and one of the ferry terminals is just a short walk away.

The Torre de Belem, or Tower of Belem is an iconic fortified tower sits just off the banks of the river at Belem, once a strategic defensive structure and gateway to the city of Lisbon. While it has been repurposed many times over the years, the real draw of the tower is the fantastic stonework on display. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 14 Lisbon Sights to See
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.travelsewhere.net/14-sights-in-lisbon/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Praca do Comercio
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Tower of Belem
  • Bairro Alto
  • Church of Santa Maria
  • Jeronimos Monastery
  • Sao Jorge Castle
  • 25 de Abril Bridge
  • Rua Augusta
  • Carmo Archaelogical Museum
  • Rossio Square
  • Portuguese National Theatre
  • Sao Pedro de Alcantara Gardens
  • Christ the King
  • Aguas Livres Aqueduct
  • Water Museum
  • Monument to the Discoveries

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