Lisbon Guide 10 Things to Do on Your First Trip

Lisbon Guide 10 Things to Do on Your First Trip, Lisbon, Portugal (B)

Lisbon is an absolute dream to explore and honestly I can not compare it to any other European capital. You could stay for weeks and it would still not be enough time to discover all its hidden secrets. As a start, here’s my ideas on 10 things you can’t miss on your first trip to Lisbon.

With its narrow, winding cobblestoned roads, perched on a hill with spectacular views of the city, a wander in this neighbourhood is a must. Pick up some souvenirs from the traditional craft shops that line the street or watch a performance of fado in an authentic fado house. The maze of paths will eventually lead you to Castle Sao Jorge or you’ll find yourself at the bottom of the hill facing the Romanesque Sé Cathedral that still stands the test of time.

Top tip: Go early before the heat of the day becomes too intimidating and plan your transportation (see tram 28 below) beforehand if you’re not keen to hike the incline or hire a tuk tuk. Otherwise hike from Santa Apolina station to the top. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Lisbon Guide 10 Things to Do on Your First Trip
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lia Nell
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Castle Sao Jorge
  • Romanesque Se Cathedral
  • Miradouro de Santa Catherina
  • Miradouro de Santa Luzia
  • Miradouro das Portas do Sol
  • Miradouro da Graca
  • Miradoura de Sao Pedro de Alcantara
  • Rossio square
  • Miradouro da Nossa Senhora do Monte
  • Martim Moniz square
  • Baixa Chiado
  • Bonjardim
  • Elevador De Santa Justa
  • Convento do Carmo
  • Cafe A Brasiliera
  • Rua Augusta
  • Statue of King Jose I
  • Comercio Square
  • Mercado de Ribeira
  • Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
  • Pasteis de Belem
  • Discoveries Monument
  • Torre de Belem
  • Lisbon’s pink street
  • Cais do Sodre
  • Gulbenkian
  • Tile museum
  • Park of Nations
  • Lisbon Oriente

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