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Linda's Lisbon: a small Guide to Lisbon – Sightseeing

Linda's Lisbon

In addition to the food, there are also some interesting places to visit. In the following I will imagine my favorite spots in Lisbon.

Centre

Monte Pio - Praca de Comercio

Praça de Comércio – Before an earthquake in the 18. Century made equal all the Earth, the Royal Palace stood here. After the square was redesigned and used for trading was. Because he almost was the gateway to the city, should he work as impressive. Here also some cultural events take place. In the winter, there's even a small Christmas market and a tiny ice rink.
(Metro: Martim Moniz)

Monte PIO gate – The gate on the square „Praça de Comércio“ can you climb. from here you have a beautiful view on the Praca de Commercio with the „Rio Tejo“, the river, and the other side the rest of the city.

Electrico 28

Tram 28, Basílica da Estrela & Jardim da Estrela – He is in every travel guide „Insider's tip“ You should the quaint tram 28 take, which winds through the streets of downtown. The ride begins at the square „Martim Moniz“; There you should bring some time, Since here all the year round line. My tip: at the Church „Basílica da Estrela“ get off and there from the roof, enjoy views of Lisbon. After that, you can still by the tropical Park associated with the Estrela „Jardim da Estrela“ take a walk. It is not just a park, but also a place of culture. Among other things also concerts, Evenings with an open air cinema and dance classes take place.
(Metro: Martim Moniz)

Castelo Lissabon

 

Castelo de S. Jorge – Is a fortification, the well can be seen from the inner city. The ruins of the Castle I think is not particularly, but the view from here is unbeatable. The entrance fee is reduced 5 €. In addition, you can do something for his health, If to the Castle Rauf runs. By metro from, just long nose. Alfama is referred to as one of the most beautiful districts of Lisbon.
Address: (Metro: Terreiro Paço)

Outside the Centre

Oriente

Former Expo site – Here one has much money reingsteckt, to make the River Promenade handsome. In addition to a shopping mall, you can find here also a so-called Télécabine (Cable car), a nice fun for 3,95 €. But a simple drive do just fine.
Also the Ocenário is located here.
(Metro: Oriente)

Ocenario

OcenarioEspecially suitable for grey & rainy days. From the Metro station Oriente from passing through the shopping center Centro Vasco da Gama. Out walking straight ahead, then slightly right and sees the Ocenario already on the water "swimming". It should be one of the largest aquariums in Europe. For 14 Here you can admire the wildlife €. Very much (corresponding)exciting!
Address: Esplanada D. Carlos I,
www.oceanario.PT (Metro: Oriente)

Cristo Rei in Lissabon

 

Cristo REIthe Jesus monument on the other side of the Tagus River can be reached via ferry (from Cais de Sodré). Hin- and direction Cacilhas cost €2.90 round trip. Once there, You can find left a bus station. With the bus line 101 You can ride up every half hour to the monument. The ticket to buy directly from the bus driver and costs 2 € (for back- trip).
Address: Avenida Cristo REI, 2800-058 Almada

Torre de Belém in Lissabon

Belem – As already mentioned, After Belém is alone worth a trip, to eat pastéis de Belém. There are some sights in Belém, as the Torre de Belém, Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Navigator and Explorer, Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Hieronymite monastery) and the Palácio Nacional de Belém (former Royal Palace and today's Office of the President of the Portuguese Republic).
Address: Rua de Belem, 84-92. (Best reachable by tram 15 or bus)

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