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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.
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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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A French Influence

The semi-formal gardens such as the Hanging Gardens and the Malta Gardens were created by Jean Baptiste Robillion a French Architect who also was involved in the extensions. There are a number of...
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keeweechic
Aug 28, 2008

Palace Gardens

The formal gardens of the palace are dotted with statues in amongst the fountains and box hedges. The main windows of the palace look out over the upper gardens which were often used for...
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keeweechic
Aug 28, 2008

A Collection of Estates

Originally the land was made up of a lot of smaller estates which the Prince (as he was at the time). The size of the property has now been reduced to around 37 acres.Palace of Queluz is open 10.00am...
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keeweechic
Aug 28, 2008

Palace of Queluz

Built between 1747 and 1794 the pink and white Palacio Nacional de Queluz was the home of Pedro III and Queen Maria I. Also known as the Portuguese Versailles, the palace is located just 15kms north...
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keeweechic
Aug 28, 2008

Cristo Rei (Christ the King)

This huge monument sits on the opposite southern banks of the Targus River. It was modeled on the famous Cristo Redentor in Rio De Janeiro. The statue of Christ with outstretched arms stands at 28...
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keeweechic
Aug 15, 2008

Monumento dos Heroïs da Guerra Peninsular

At the end of the Avenida da Républica you'll find a crowded roundabout called Entre Campos.In the middle of this roundabout stands an impressive monument in memory of casualties of the independentwar...
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woodstockties
Feb 09, 2008

Aqueducto das Aguas Livres

The aqueduct was quite a walk from the centre of Lisbon and rather difficult to find, but well worth the search. There are great views of the non-touristy northern and western parts of Lisbon from the...
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barryg23
Oct 28, 2006

Capo Espichel- the end of the world

Perhaps the most amazing trip I made in Lisbon is to Capo Espichel. There is a pagan fisherman festival on the last Sunday of September which we tried to go to but just missed- the aftermath looked...
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chemgirl
Jan 07, 2005

Portal of Nossa Sra da Conceição Velha

This portal is what's left from the original Church, that dates from the 16th century, and was later destroyed by the 1755 earthquake.The portal is decorated with many features in manuelin style, like...
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bambino36
Dec 13, 2004

Casa dos Bicos (House of Facets)

This house dates back from 1523, which contrasts for its 1125 diamond-shaped stones. It's facade is the adaptation of a very popular style on the 16th century Europe.The house belonged to Afonso de...
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bambino36
Dec 13, 2004

Do not miss the Town Hall!

Not everybody knows that it is possible to visit the Town Hall building every Sunday. There are two guided tours (free of charge) of the building: the first at 10.30 a.m. and the second at 11.30 a.m....
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porteda
May 06, 2004

View from the Cristo Rei - Lisbon

From the Cristo Rei we have a fabulous sight on the city of Lisbon, we can see the Tower of Bel?m, the Monument to the Discoveries ... and the boats sailing in the river Tagus.Just amazing the view...
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Feb 21, 2004
 
 
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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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