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Private Tour: Lisbon Walking Tour
"Meet your guide in central Lisbon and set off on your private walking tour of this fascinating city.Stop first in Rossio Square (Praça do Rossio) Lisbon’s main meeting place since the Middle Ages. Gaze at the fountains and buildings and admire the 19th-century black and white wave-shaped mosaics that cover the square.Walk to Restauradores Square (Praça dos Restauradores) where a 98-foot (30-meter) high obelisk commemorates Portugal’s independence from Spain in 1640. Here take in the art deco Eden Theatre building 18th-century Foz Palace and Liberdade Avenue the 19th-century boulevard that is Lisbon’s main lifeblood.Also
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Private City Tour in Lisbon
"Enjoy a fantastic day of sightseeing in the open air and sunshine visiting historical sites in Lisbon. A local guide will pick you up at your hotel and your day begins with breakfast at Pastel de Belém. See majestic structures of the Jeronimos Monastery the Monument to the Discoveries and Belem Tower.Travel through the city's unique neighborhoods: Lisbon Baixa (a chic district with incredible architecture) Chiado Alfama (the oldest district in Lisbon) Parque das Nações or drive through the city center to behold Parque Eduardo VII. The Lisbon Cathedral (Lisbon's oldest church) and São Jorge Castle make for lovely stops as well. With the option to customize your own itinerary this sightseeing adventure ""Tour the magnificent city of Lisbon and discover the history and culture within. See historical sites such as Belem Tower and drive through the unique neighborhoods of the city.
From EUR40.00
 
Lisbon Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour
"This is the best tour to discover Lisbon. It covers the most important sights of the city visiting Lisbon downtown Belém the factory of 'pasties de Belém' Jeronimos monastery and much more!In the afternoon the tour will end by visiting the old areas of Lisbon and Parque das Nacoes.These are the main highlights that you will see in your tour:Eduard the VII Park Marquês de Pombal
From EUR68.00

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ARCO DE TRIUNFO

Comercio Square which opens onto the River, is dominated by the ARCO DE TRIUNFO, and leads to Rua Augusta, one of Lisbon's main pedestrian streets. Upon entering the street, you will see Santa Justa...
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LoriPori
Jun 27, 2009

Estação do Rossio - Rossio train station

Between Rossio and Restauradores squares at Largo João da Câmara, stands the original late 19th century building of the Estação do Rossio, Rossio train station. It is a masterpiece and a Romantic...
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a2lopes
Mar 22, 2009

Mercado da Ribeira (Ribeira market)

Mercado da Ribeira is a unique domed building with tile (azulejos) panels is an emblematic building in Lisbon and a rare example of iron based architecture still preserved today. The other big market...
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a2lopes
Mar 20, 2009

Elevador de Santa Justa.

It was designed by an apprentice of Gustave Eiffel and was opened in 1902.This lift connects Baixa (the lower city) to the Bairro Alto (the upper city) by a passageway. From the top of this elevator...
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Maurizioago
Jun 05, 2007

Monument to the Discoveries

This monument was built in 1960 to celebrate the 500th birth anniversary of Henry the Navigator. Its located not far from the Belem Tower at the shore line. One of the figures next to Henry the...
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penumbra
Sep 16, 2005

Praça do Comercio

Praça do Comercio is a square right in the center of the city and facing the Tagus River. It is quite beautiful. Its beautiful triumphal arch represents 'glory, valor, and genious.' It also includes...
santax
Sep 03, 2005

Belem Tower

The Belem Tower is Lisbon's most famous landmark. Built in the Portuguese Manueline style in the 16th century as the watchtower for the explorers' ships, it is a beautful building, listed as a World...
santax
Sep 03, 2005

Alfama and the castle

Visiting Alfama is stepping into a medieval village without leaving a major capital city. Walking around its cobbled streets all the way to the castle which offer breathtaking views of the city was...
santax
Sep 03, 2005

From the Jeronimos Monastery...

Lisbon's Golden Gate sister, the 25 de Abril Bridge can be seen from the Belem district, from where there are also views to the Monument to Christ. To reach this monument you must take a ferry from...
santax
Sep 03, 2005

Ponte Vasco da Gama

The Vasco da Gama bridge is a Cable-stayed bridge and it was inaugurated on the 4th of April 1998. Vasco da Gama is the largest bridge in Europe with a length of 17.2 km (10 miles), 10 km of which are...
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ncfg
Aug 15, 2005

Elevador de Santa Justa

Elevador de Santa Justa: this Neogotic elevator, also known as 'Elevador do Carmo' was build around 1900 by Raoul Mesnier du Ponsard a pupil of Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. The fire that ruined a big...
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irisbe
Apr 10, 2005

Terreiro do Paço

This is the gate that gives way to the Baxia area, viewed from the Praça do ComércioLocals call it the Terreiro do Paço, Square of the Palace, because during 400 years, it was the site where the royal...
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Apr 06, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Lisbon

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Castelo de São Jorge

The castle Sao Jorge has been built by the Moors in the mid 11th century, it was the last defensive stronghold of people who resided in the citadel: the Moorish governor(his palace was nearby) and the...
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Igreja de São Vicente de Fora

High up in the Alfalma district, you'll find the Igreja de São Vicente de Fora. The monastery is dedicated to Lisbon's patron saint, Saint Vincent, whose relics were brought here from the Algarve in...
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Feira da Ladra - Thieves Market

Lisbon's flea market is called locally the Feira da Ladra or "Thieves’ Market" (in the original Portuguese, it is a woman thief!). A market of this type is thought to have been in place in Lisbon...
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Casa do Alentejo

Right on the busiest, most touristic street in downtown Lisbon called Ruas Portas de San Antao, just above Rossio square, the same street lined by restaurants with those big fish tanks and glass...
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Teatro Nacional D. Maria II

You can visit the theatre every Monday morning at 11:30 a.m, there are visits in foreign languages. In the guided visits you can check the historical and artistic patrimony of the theatre. The price...
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Sé de Lisboa Cathedral - Igreja de Santa Maria Maior

The cathedral of Lisbon, the Se, is one of the oldest building of the city. Originally it has been built in 1150 century after the city had been reconquered by the Moors during the second crusade....
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