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Top 7 Attractions in Lisbon

Popular Lisbon sights and tourist spots

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    A street car in the Bairro Alto district of Lisbon, Portugal.
    One of the neighborhoods in the upper town of Lisbon is the Bairra Alto - which means 'high district'. This area is the entertainment area of the city; here you will find cool restaurants, trendy tapas bars, and many other cozy cafes to enjoy a drink and a lively nightlife. ...

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    A street view within the Chiado neighborhood of Lisbon.

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  • 3 Alfama

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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. You can also explore the area with the popular tram number 28 that runs through the neighborhood ...

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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 floor view of the Jeronimos Monastery.
    The Jeronimos Monastery is one of the most decorated churches in Portugal.  This grand religious building was founded by King Manuel I in celebration of the successful Portuguese voyages around the world. Here Vasco da Gama spent his last night before his trip to the Far East.  ...

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You can also rate and vote for your favorite Lisbon sightseeing places, famous historical landmarks, and best things to do in Lisbon by visiting the individual Lisbon attraction pages.


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