The Beauty of Portugal's Capital Lisbon

The Beauty of Portugal's Capital Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal (B)

Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and is such a beautiful city. With her breath taking views, colourful houses and different districts, is Lisbon a true paradise. In June 2015, I have visited Lisbon and I can really recommend visiting this city around this time of the year, because in this time it is spring and lots of trees in the city colours purple, what makes it looks beautiful! I really enjoyed it over and over again. What I can recommend as well, is to go to Lisbon for approximately a midweek. I went there for only four days and it was just enough to see most of the city. We also planned a day to Sintra (a place close to Lisbon, what I heard was definitely worth the visit thanks to all the nature and beautiful castles this place offers), but we did not have time to that, unfortunately.

In this blogpost I will tell you some more about the places to visit when you plan a city trip to Lisbon.

This is definitely my number one recommendation when it comes to the tourist attractions to visit when traveling to Lisbon. You have to walk a little upwards before you arrive at the castle, but it is definitely worth the visit. The entrance fee of the castle is around € 20,-. The area is very big and you can see several things. When you walk through the entrance, you arrive at a big square, which is called the Romantic Garden. This square is very beautiful with a lot of beautiful trees and a breath taking view over Lisbon (at all points in this area you have an amazing view over the city). Here I made some beautiful pictures. You can also see the monument Cristo Rei and the Ponte 25 de Abril (the bridge) from here! Furthermore, there is the castle, where you can go in and upwards and just wander around. Then there is also an archaeological site, where you can look around, and there is a permanent exhibition with a restaurant where you can eat or drink something. In short, this area offers a lot and is definitely worth the price and visit. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Beauty of Portugal's Capital Lisbon
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Daphne Van Der Pol
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Castelo de São Jorge
  • Torre de Belém
  • Padrão dos Descobrimentos
  • The district Alfama
  • Parque das nações
  • Parque Eduardo VII
  • Mosteiro dos Jerónimos
  • Rua Augusta
  • Praça do Comércio
  • Elevador de Santa Justa
  • The district Bairro Alto

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