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Eduardo VII Park in Lisbon, Portugal

 
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athenalove's pictureby athenalove Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 22nd of September, 2010
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 hectares, being the largest park in central Lisbon. It is a beautiful, green location with a sports pavilion, called Carlos Lopes Pavilion (winner of the LA Olympics) and two greenhouses.

There are several concerts and exhibitions held annually there and is a favorite for both locals and visitors.

Address:
Marquis of Pombal Square, 1050 Lisbon, Portugal

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
Open in daylight hours.

How to get there:
By metro to the Marques de Pombal station

 
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