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Top 9 Attractions in Lisboa

Popular Lisboa landmarks and tourist spots
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    The colorful Pena Palace in Portugal.
    The Palácio Nacional da Pena is a Portuguese historic building located on one of the peaks of the Sintra Mountains, in the heart of a 200-hectare park in the city of Sintra. It is characterized by its bright colors, yellow and red. We owe it to Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. He was of German origin and became an adopted Portuguese as a result of his alliance with Queen Marie II. In 1839, after having bought the ruins of a 15th-century Hieronymite Monastery, the same sovereign entrusted his summer palace's construction to Baron Ludwig von Eschwege ...

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    A street view within the Chiado neighborhood of Lisbon.
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    A hilly street in the Alfama neighborhood of Lisbon.
    Alfama is the oldest and most famous neighborhood in Lisbon. This charming area is an attraction in itself. Here you wander through steep winding alleys where laundry is drying between colored houses decorated with old gates and precious flower pots. In the evening, you can hear in many places the famous Fado music ...

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    Some outside walls of the Saint George Castle overlooking Lisbon.
    The Castelo de São Jorge (Saint George Castle) is located on the highest hill of the city and offers stunning views over the River Tagus and the city. It was build in Lisbon's medieval times. ...

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    The tower of Bélem and its surrounding neighborhood.
    The Tower of Belém is a small fort that stands on the Tagus River banks. The Tower served as a gateway to Lisbon and was also part of the city's defense system.  ...

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    A view of the Cabo da Roca lighthouse in the Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais near Lisbon.
    The Natural Park of Sintra-Cascais offers an incredible diversity of landscapes, including dunes, forests, small lakes, and a beautiful rugged coastline with rocky cliffs. Furthermore, it is home to astonishing beaches and the European continent's westernmost point, Cabo da Roca. This wild and rugged headland was believed to be the world's edge up until the late 14th century. The isolated atmosphere is enhanced by a desolate scenery, raging Atlantic Ocean waves, and windswept cliffs ...

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  • * Regular pre-pandemic touristic activity level.

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