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18 things you should do in Lisbon, Portugal

18 things you should do in Lisbon, Portugal – We had been curious about searching for this destination from the various photos posted on social media.  Lisbon looks charming, friendly, cosy, beautiful.  What we discovered is that street art exists in almost every building and testimonials about the excellent food, apart from the rich history that Lisbon has to offer.

We have found 18 things you should do in Lisbon; shall we have a look?

18 things to do in Lisbon

1. Jerόnimos Monastery – World Heritage Gothic Monastery near the Tagus river in the parish of Belém

2. São Jorge Castle – A historic castle in the freguesia of Santa Maria Maior

3. Praça do Comércio – The biggest plaza ofLisbon

4. Bairro Alto – Lisbon’s District consisting of theaters, bookshops, old-style cafes, art nouveau jewelry shops. In the area, you will find the church São Roque which is worth a visit

5. Rossio Square – At the bottom of Bairro Alto you will find the Rossio Square which is also known as Praça Dom Pedro IV

6. The Lisbon Oceanarium – It is the largest indoor aquarium in Europe, and you can find it in the Parque das Nações

7. Padrão dos Descobrimentos – A monument on the northern bank of the Tagus River estuary, in the civil parish of Santa Maria de Belém

8. The Sanctuary of Christ the King – A Catholic monument dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ overlooking the city of Lisbon situated in Almada.

9. Lisbon Cathedral – It is known as Sé de Lisboa, and is the oldest and most important church in the city

18 things to do in Lisbon

10. The Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel – A Former Catholic convent situated in the Chiado district of Lisbon looking out over the city centre

11. The Rua Augusta Arch – A stone, triumphal arch-like, historical building and visitor attraction in Lisbon located on the Praça do Comércio

12. Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara – This sizable, landscaped terrace with a fountain offers panoramic views of the city

13. Ascensor da Bica – Take the Bica Funicular, a funicular railway line in the civil parish of Misericórdia, in the municipality of Lisbon. It connects the Rua de São Paulo with Calçada do Combro/Rua do Loreto

14. The Eduardo VII Park – Take a stroll in the largest park of the central Lisbon

15. Vasco da Gama Bridge – The longest bridge in Lisbonand Europe

16. Praça da Figueira market Lisbon’sOld Market.

17. São Bento Palace – The seat of the Assembly of the Portuguese Republic, the parliament of Portugal

18. Taste the Portuguese cuisine in the local restaurants

18 things to do in Lisbon

Lisbon is already in our bucket list; what about you?

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