Portugal, Lisbon Guide (B): Explore Lisbon for Free and Save Big Time

Explore Lisbon for Free and Save Big Time
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What defines a city? It may be the architecture, the people, its economic development or cultural preservation. It's very difficult to find all these at one place. However, Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal has a little of all the qualities that make up a great city. It is also one of the oldest cities in the European Union.

Lisbon went up nine places in the Telegraph Travel Awards to 26th in the category of World's Best Cities in 2016. While it may be one of the most unnoticed cities in Europe, there is a lot of fun waiting for you when you get here. The climate is sunny and the night life is all the rage. Read on to find out things to do in Lisbon without spending a cent, yet taking in all the beauty and splendor of the city.

View of the city of Lisbon. 

Go to the Ruins of Convento do Carmo

You will have to take on a grueling climb to get to the convent, but it will be all worth it once you get there. The view is breathtaking from the viewpoint- known as the miraduoro, just close by. At the viewpoint you will enjoy a one-of-a kind view of the Old Town and Chiado.

The Multi-Story Car Park of Bairro Alto for Sunset Watching

Lisbon is all about panoramic views; it is a hilly terrain that might need you to move uphill ever so often, but the rewards will totally amaze you. There are plenty of miraduoros or viewpoints and a multi-story car park is ideal for watching the sunset. In this particular case, the park in Bairro Alto is the best option. The parking ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Explore Lisbon for Free and Save Big Time
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Ruins of Convento do Carmo   Mercado da Ribeira   Feira da Ladra   Praia da Torre   Praia de Carcavelos   ViniPortugal  
Author: Simon Garcia
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