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Things to do in Lisbon

Lisbon Oceanarium

Lisbon’s Oceanarium is one of the world’s biggest saltwater Oceanarium and Lisbon Oceanarium is a beautiful Lisbon tourist attraction especially who comes with their families. Inside the Lisbon Oceanarium, there over 450 different species of animals that includes penguins, sharks rays, and even two charming sea otters. Lisbon Oceanarium is built as a central feature for Expo ‘98 and a period far ahead it is still one of the best family leaning Lisbon tourist attractions. Also, Lisbon Aquarium is located in the perfect location in the Parque das Nacoes region of Lisbon; Lisbon’s Oceanarium is only a 10-minute walk from the Oriente metro station and Lisbon Oceanarium attraction is highly suggested. That costs a reasonable price at €13.00/€9.00/€9.00 (adult/child/senior) but the exhibitions are well worth every penny.

Jeronimos Monastery

The Jeronimos Monastery is an extremely decorative monastery that is located in the Belem area of western Lisbon city. The Jeronimos Monastery grand spiritual house is a historically related with the early sailors as travelers, as it is from here that Vasco da Gama finished his last night earlier his journey to the Far East. For those who visited the Monastery of Jeronimos is one of the best pretty churches of Portugal. The southern entry is a guaranteed by a 32M tall stone gateway that joins figures of the saints, complex shaped highpoints and other attractive features. The detail of fine stone is spread into the monastery that is to the back side of the church and is centered on a unique two-level cloister. The Jeronimos Monastery is truly one of most famous tourist attraction in Lisbon.

Alfama

Alfama is one of the oldest places of Lisbon, and Alfama is a wonderful maze of slim paved streets and ancient homes, which lead up the steep hill from the Tejo Estuary to the castle. At first, Alfama is located outdoor of the town walls and it is related to lack and filth, where only the poor and disadvantaged exist in. As Lisbon cultivated into central docks, the locality took its poor position as the tough and run-down area where sailors and dock workers lived. Alfama has shrugged off its unattractive repute, being distorted into a stylish craftsperson area, while still retentive its personality and dilapidated attraction. Alfama’s maze of roads is best sightseen by easily getting lost in, as around every corner is a wonderful little square, funky café, unique shop, or delightful viewing platform. Alfama is a gorgeous area, which could effortlessly take a full day to travel and this Lisbon travel guide will show you an introduction of Alfama.

Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco)

The Praca do Comercio is one of the biggest of Lisbon’s huge plazas that is located on the Tagus estuary. Praca do Comercio location is old-style where dealers would sell their foreign commodities and bankers would fund extreme voyages to the far spreads of the known world. The fortune of Portugal is directed over this solitary point of the Praca de Comercio, which when translated into English means Profitable Fair. For tourists, the fair is both an attractive tourist sight and main conveyance hub. Departures from the north side are trams that head west to the Belem area and at the south side is a ferry station that crosses the River Tagus. Praca do Comercio is a most visited tourist attraction and it’s the impressive Lisbon’s squares with old-style colored structures coating the three sides and a wonderful statue of King Jose I located in the center. To the north side the entrance to the Rua Augusta, this is noticeable by the attractive and ornate Arco da Rua Augusta. The Praca do Comercio Lisbon is one of the premium sections of the capital and designates the power and influence Portugal once ordered.

Castelo de S. Jorge

Lisbon, the Castelo de Sao Jorge, views impressively in the air central Lisbon and is the antique chair of power for Portugal. Much of the current castle date from the 1920s when an important renovation project is assumed but this does not diminish from the attraction of the castle. The battlements of Castelo de Sao Jorge makes a fantastic view of the Baixa district and the Rio Tejo (River Tagus) while the fortified citadel is steeped in history. The walk to the castle can be draining through the summer but Lisbon castle is one of the best Lisbon tourist attractions.

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