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  • Lotus chalets, Canal road, Migahajandura, Sooriyawewa,...
    Surroundings The eco-resort is surrounded by the following attractive places. While you are staying in the resort you can easily visit these places. Udawalawa National Park - 30 minutes drive Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage - 30 minutes [...]
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  • The Feira da Ladra in Lisbon
    This flea market in Alfama the historic, old part of Lisbon, has a history dating back to the 13th century. To those who like bargaining and collecting some nice Portuguese 'treasures' than the feira da ladra is the perfect place. [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • Casa do Alentejo in Lisbon
    No one would say that this shabby, old building is actually a small palace and hides a beautiful, rich interior with decorations, and furniture showing the luxury of the aristocratic life in the past centuries. When we went to the San [...]
    D: 0.6mi00
  • The Gulbenkian Museum
    This museum, though not a big one, hosts first-class exhibitions from various Eastern cultures, like Egypt, Mesopotamia, India even Japan and China, and some collections of French furniture and paintings among other interesting artifacts. [...]
    D: 1.1mi01
  • Sintra Moorish Castle
    Sintra is located a few miles to the west from Lisbon. It is a beautiful place with a rich history. The most notable aspect of the small village is its castle, high up the mountain, built by the Moors after the 8th century. Sintra also [...]
    D: 13.9mi00
  • Clube de Fado Restaurant in Lisbon
    This Fado restaurant is typically Portuguese in every aspect: its architecture, its atmosphere, its food, everything. From the first moment we stepped inside the restaurant we felt as if we'd went into a local pub or something. Live [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • The Monastery of St. Jerome
    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 is [...]
    D: 3.5mi00
  • Tram 28 of Lisbon
    Traveling with the local transportation of a city is always fun and gives you a feeling of being part of the city, like a local. That was the reason we hopped on the Tram 28 which goes up and down the narrow streets of Lisbon, giving a [...]
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  • Trip to Cascais
    Cascais is like a royal resort, full of different sights, and most notably, various, beautiful beaches. Though the ocean was a bit cold, we still had to dip in a bit, but it was good to lay under the sun a while, away from the bustling city [...]
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  • Fatima near Lisbon
    Though it is a bit far from the city (about 88 miles to the North), it is a place which is worth a visit, even if you're not a pilgrim or a devoted Christian. Fatima is the worshiping place of the Virgin Mary, where millions of [...]
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  • The Belem Tower
    D: 3.1mi00
  • Holiday Inn Lisbon Continental
    We didn't spend much time in the hotel, we were roaming the streets all day long, exploring various areas, but while we DID spend time inside, everything was perfect. We were really pleased with the service provided. Our room was clean and [...]
    D: 0.8mi00
  • Eduardo VII Park in Lisbon
    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 26 [...]
    D: 0.2mi00
  • The Alfama in Lisbon
    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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  • Bikeiberia Rentals & Tour
    Bike Rentals & Bike Tours [...]
    D: 1.3mi20
  • Belem
    This bastion and tower are some kind of a symbol of the whole city. It is 50 m high and commemorates those Portuguese people who took part in the great discoveries throughout the history. It celebrates explorers like Prince Henry the [...]
    D: 3.6mi00
  • Tours to Lisbon, Porto, Algavre, Fatima and others
    Http:// Lisbon tours. Porto tours. Portugal Travel Agency and Tour Operator. Lisbon tours to Porto, Algarve, Fatima with Portugal Tour Operators and Travel Agencies. Excursions by Lisbon and Porto tour guides. [...]
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Lisbon History

Year 1147 proved very significant in the history of Lisbon – the year saw the return of Christian rule when Afonso I of Portugal joined forces with the English Crusader, Gilbert of Hastings (who, later on, became the first Bishop of Lisbon) to oust the Muslim Moorish rulers and re-capture Lisbon. The event resulted in the mass conversion of the Muslim population to Roman Catholicism and a number of mosques built during the Moorish rule were transformed into churches. The development of Lisbon continued in spheres other than the ecclesiastical and by 1290 the city had its first university. However, life and progress were greatly [...]
Cheap flights to Lisbon

Recent Lisbon flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $634Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    Boston, MA (BOS)Lisbon, PT (LIS)03/07/201710:05 pm
    Lisbon, PT (LIS)Boston, MA (BOS)03/14/201703:50 pm check price
  • $658Tap airways flight Tap airways 
    New York, NY (JFK)Lisbon, PT (LIS)03/07/201711:40 pm
    Lisbon, PT (LIS)New York, NY (JFK)03/14/201703:50 pm check price
  • $689Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    Newark, NJ (EWR)Lisbon, PT (LIS)03/07/201705:59 pm
    Lisbon, PT (LIS)Newark, NJ (EWR)03/14/201703:50 pm check price

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