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  • Park and palace of Monserrate

    Hello dear readers this time around we are going to talk about a place that I have visited in the summer. This past summer I decided to visit a friend of mine in Portugal along with some other friends. Our plan was to spend a few days in Lisbon and on the last day of...

    0 by nahom, 20 days ago
  • Castelo de São Jorge

    One sunny afternoon you can mount the small hill on top of which you'll find this charming castle. Try to do it on a normal day, not on a weekend or during holidays, because you will have more peace and quiet this way. The castle is one of the most iconic spots in the...

    0 by Amadea, 3 months ago
  • Oceanario

    Of course, Lisbon has many museums, galleries and other cultural delicacies to offer. Just walking around the streets you will see many wonders and monuments that are worth stopping for, ice cream shops that will become your new favourites or charming viewpoints and...

    0 by Amadea, 3 months ago
  • Museu Nacional do Azulejo (National Tile Museum)

    While in Lisbon, you should definitely visit one of its most beautiful museums: Museu Nacional do Azulejo (National Tile Museum). It is located close to the Tagus river in an ex-monastery, next to a beautiful chapel, full of beautifully painted traditional white and...

    0 by Amadea, 3 months ago
  • Gulbenkian Calous Garden

    This garden is the prime space to relax and meet up with friends, go out with a partner or to get away from the busy city life. In this garden, in the middle, we can find the museum "Fundação Gulbenkian" where you can see a variety of expositions as well as peek at...

    0 by Molly, 3 months ago
  • Martim Moniz

    This square is located in the end of Avenida Almirante de Reis and is also the continuation of the cultural variety of the avenue. Here you can find lots of bars, caffes, restaurants and markets. There is a really nice rooftop that overlooks the square and the Saint...

    0 by Bernardo, 5 months ago
  • Avenida Almirante de Reis

    This avenue is the most international place in Lisbon. Here you can find so many different nationalities: Turkish, Nepalese, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, China, and the same goes for African countries. If you wish to find something unusual and you can not find it in...

    0 by Bernardo, 5 months ago
  • Parque Eduardo Sétimo

    Parque Eduardo Sétimo is a big park in Lisbon whose name is in honor of England's King Edward the Seventh, after his visit to the country in the twentieth century. The park is located in the heart of Lisbon. It goes from the top of the São Sebastião hill to the...

    0 by Bernardo, 5 months ago
  • Terreiro do Paço

    Terreiro do Paço, ou Praça do Comércio, is one of the biggest squares in Lisbon and in Europe. It's name comes from the commerce that happened here. It is located right in front of the Tagus river, and in the heart of the city's historical center. It is really wide,...

    0 by Bernardo, 5 months ago
  • MAAT

    If you're either a portuguese resident, an erasmus student here or even just a student still considering your options you should definitely know about this place.  By now you must be wondering what the hell does MAAT mean and well. let me tell you, MAAT stands for...

    0 by Beatriz, 5 months ago
  • Botanical Garden of the University of Lisbon and National Museum of Natural History and Science

    The Garden Cities are full of cars, noise, pollution, and stress. Nature is needed for me to know that there is more than noise and confusion in life. Cities usually have big parks to give this to citizens. Lisbon has lots of them, and I have been convering some, yet...

    0 by Bernardo, 6 months ago
  • Mafra's Convent!!

    What is this about? Main Facade: - Source: Website. Mafra's Convent is the biggest majestic example of the Baroque style in Portugal. It was build by the Absolutist King D. João V, in 1717, and is a really monumental masterpiece, that puts the city of Mafra (located...

    0 by Rita, one year ago
  • Panteão Nacional

    Many european capitals have a Pantheon, a place to pay tribute to dead national heroes. In Lisbon, this place is located in the old Santa Engracia church, in Alfama neighbourhood. It is a big building, with a great dome and columnes. A really imposing place to honer...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Praça do Comércio

    Probably the most famous place in Lisbon is Praça do Comercio, also known as Terreiro do Paço. It is located in the heart of the city and it is an historic place for Portugal.  It is surrounded by the portuguese government palace, a U-shaped yellow building, with...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Praça do Rossio

    In the heart of Lisbon, in Chiado neighbourhood, you'll find Praça do Rossio, also known as Praça D. Pedro IV, a big square from where you can see all the main attractions in the city center: Castelo de São Jorge, Praça do Comercio, Augusta street Archs, Santa Justa...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Mosteiro dos Jerônimos

    Every time I get inside a really old and gigantic place I wonder how it was built. Without technology how could humans create such great structures? This also came to my mind when I visited Mosteiro dos Jerônimos in Belém (Jeronimo's Monastry), Lisboa. Not only for...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Torre de Belém

    Belém Tower (or Torre de Belém, in portuguese) is probably the most famous and important monument of Portugal. It used to be a military defense construction to protect the Tejo river and it also represents a simbol for portuguese nation, as it reminds the great...

    0 by Ethel, one year ago
  • Alfama

    Today I visited Alfama Alfama is the old town of Lisbon. Situated on the top of a towering hill, next to Lisbon Castle, look out onto the Tejo River. Alfama how? Is it pretty? or not? is it interesting? This one, i do. I did get there. ...

    0 by Hoàng, one year ago
  • Porto, Lisbon

    Finally I had enough time to write about Portugal! I was waiting for this moment long time as I wanted to describe everything we went through in detail and write a long story about all experience. The main message is clear: It was definitely the best trip of my...

    0 by Barbarka, 2 years ago
  • Miradouros

    Lisbon is one of the most beautiful and sunny cities in Europe. It is a multicultural city, so at some point you can feel like if you were walking around a non-European city, and that you are in a more exotic. The best way to get around the city is by walking. The...

    0 by Elisavet, 3 years ago

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