The best off all Lisbon
Attractions is the city itself!
Walking through the streets of the old neighbourhoods,
drinking a coffee in a pavement cafe,
talking to the local people
or just looking from the top of a hilltop miradouro are some
of the best enjoyable moments you can have in Lisbon.
But Lisbon also has a lot of attractions you must see. And I guarantee
you won't be disappointed by any of them.
One of the most important attractions in
Lisbon is the World Heritage Belem
Tower. This is truly a fantastic piece of the
manueline architectural style that was developed during the age of the discoveries.
This must be the most photographed monument in Lisbon and a must see!
Along with the Belem Tower you have the amazing Jeronimos Monastery,
also classified as World Heritage.
The Lisbon Downtown,
known as the Pombaline Downtown (named after Marquês de Pombal who oversaw
the downtown rebuilding after the 1755 Earthquake), is also a must see.
It is full of street
where you can taste some delicious cakes and desserts.
If you're looking for a charming and fun way to climb the hills of
Lisbon, try one of the colourful funiculars or trams available to
Get one and go to the old neighbourhoods or climb to the Saint George's Castle
and enjoy a great view to city and the Tagus River.
Another amazing viewpoint to the city is the Monument of Christ King
in the other side of the river.
Go to the Parque das
Nações and appreciate the modern buildings and
architecture all nestled alongside to the river.
Representing all oceans of the
Earth you have available to you the world class Oceanarium.
museum has thousands of fish, birds and mammals in rooms and tanks
at the right temperature with the right atmosphere.
You just can't miss it because this modern and giant aquarium is one of
the biggest Lisbon Attractions nowadays!
If you like animals outside the water, you can visit the city
Zoo. Here you
can find a wide variety of species from almost every continent. Lions,
tigers, hippos, rhinos, zebras, giraffes, monkeys, and so on...
these animals, you can have a great time watching the
show, appreciate the "Enchanted Forest" with free-flying
birds and much more...
Visit the unique collections of the Museums
like the Tile
Museum and go to the Gulbenkian Museum to
see the also unique Lalique jewellery displayed.
Go to a Fado House and enjoy
a delicious typical meal
with a fine wine and listen to
an artist singing the Fado live. Tremendous emotional experience! No
and old churches
combined with contemporary architecture make of Lisbon one of the most
eclectical capitals of Europe. A charming and unforgettable place to
visit on your holiday.
As you can easily see Lisbon Attractions will keep you busy and give
you a sense of the city, its culture and history.