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The Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon, Portugal

 
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Distance from city center: 1.1mi
zsoldicsa's pictureby zsoldicsa History & Culture travel tip
added on the 23rd of September, 2010
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. We spent almost 3 hours looking around, exploring various parts of the museum and learning facts about different cultural backgrounds.

Those three hours were really educational and full of meaning and understanding. I would say he museum is Must-See for everyone, even you're not there to learn, only to see some really beautiful, fine artifacts from countries that can't be reached easily.

Address:
Av. de Berna, Lisbon, Portugal

Price:
Admission fee is EUR 5. (there are also audio guides in English, French and Spanish)

Opening Hours:
Open from Tuesday to Sunday between 10:00am-5:45pm

How to get there:
Buses (no. 16, 56, 718, 726, 742) and the metro from Praca de Espanha or San Sebastiao stations.

On the web:
http://www.museu.gulbenkian.pt/main.asp?lang=en

 
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