Portugal, Lisbon Guide (B): A Mini Guide to Lisbon, Portugal

A Mini Guide to Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon, the Portugese capital is built on seven hills. So everywhere you go there are spectacular views. Lisbon is a fun, inspiring and hipster city and there’s a lot to see in do.

Samuel Johnson once said ‘When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.’ Let’s forget about London for a second (even though it’s another amazing city) but I also think that if you get tired of Lisbon then you’re tired of life. Its a city that gets ones creative juices flowing, from local cuisine, day trips, culture, music, the locals and the party until dawn lifestyle; what is not to love about this amazing city.

Here is a quick guide of what to see and do in Portugal’s capitol

How to get there:

Fly into Aeroporto de Lisbon. There are flights to all major international hubs and from there take the city bus into Lisbon, it should cost approximately 1.35€.

If arriving by train, the main train station is pretty central and within walking distance to the Alfama neighbourhood.

Neighbourhoods:

Lisbon has some amazing neighbourhoods to explore; Just to name a few Alfama (the old city) Barrio Alto and Baixo.

Alfama is the oldest part of Lisbon with its maze of narrow streets. It’s a fantastic place to get lost for the day. Within this part of Lisbon you can discover some of the oldest buildings, traditional foods and music. Getting lost for the day here is amazing and you are guaranteed to find some amazing viewpoints of the city too.

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Guide Name: A Mini Guide to Lisbon, Portugal
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Comercio Square   Feira de Ladro   Miradouro da Senhora do Monte   Miradouro das portas do sol   St. Georges Castle   Alfama Patio Hostel  
Author: Louise Allonby
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