Lisbon Travel Guide, PortugalLisbon, Portugal – Overview: Amazing Tourist Destination For Family And Friends
Lisbon is the largest city and the only one, which is known for following modern ideas that are flourishing now. This city is the Capital of Portugal. It is located horizontally at the boundary of Atlantic Ocean.
Lisbon is located at the westernmost region of Portugal and said to be its mainland. A city, which has many historical backgrounds and experienced wide renaissance, is Lisbon. Once you reach Lisbon, you will fall for its charm and delightful limestone buildings, which reflects the whole city white.
Having a sought of Mediterranean climate, Lisbon experiences mildest climate in Europe. From September to May, rainy season takes control. Summers are warm and snowfall is very rare in Lisbon.
Line 28 of Lisbon
One of the best ways to capture the most beautiful sites of Lisbon is to take Line 28. One of the places, Gilbenkian Museum, is a personal museum of an American. It is worth visiting this site for its Garden. The historical shopping street, Chiado, which has elegant gifts, can be reached using Line 28.
Visiting Downtown will give you another different experience, as it is completely built after a massive earthquake. There are many art galleries and beautiful neighbourhood, which reflects Muslim presence in the city.
Cuisines in Lisbon
When it comes to food, the city of Lisbon has delicious and incomprehensible cafes and restaurants. Mostly restaurants are cheap and affordable provided with tasty food, which is loved by children and adults.
How to reach Lisbon?
To reach Lisbon, you need not have to take any risk of flying two - three times. It has got an amazingly large International airport and major air hubs. Loures and Lisboa are the two places between which these air hubs are located. There are other modes of transport like taxi’s, aero bus, boat and train to reach the city from different locations. The fastest and well-organized metro trains are available to go quicker within the cities. These are accessed by rechargeable cards. Mostly, these metro trains are preferred and suggested for tourist because of huge traffic jams.
Take the aid of travel agency
It is highly recommended to get the help of a travel agency, if you are a first time visitor and in need of first-class facilities. They offer you with a blend of luxurious limousines, deluxe buses, both historical and modern sightseeing and cruises.
Overall, Lisbon is an amazing place to visit along with family and friends.
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- The Monastery of St. Jerome
travel tip by andra88 posted more then 30 days ago
The monastery, that has been built 500 years ago, is one of the most amazing sights in Portugal. Its unique architecture, its white 'clean' stone exterior and beautiful interior, not to mention that the famous Portuguese explorer...
- Eduardo VII Park in Lisbon
travel tip by athenalove posted more then 30 days ago
In 1903 the British monarch, Edward VII visited Lisbon, on a reassurance of the Anglo-Portuguese alliance, and after his visit, the park (originally called Liberty Park) has been renamed after the monarch. The place comprises at least...
- The Alfama in Lisbon
travel tip by cipristb posted more then 30 days ago
This part of the city is special in many ways. First, it is one the most oldest parts of Lisbon, being first inhabited by Visigoths in the 5th century then turned into an upper-class area by the Moors later on. However, many earthquakes...
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