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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

Hassles from people on the street Tips (30)

Aggressive Beggars

They are aggressive and they speak English! Just walk away. Do not engage them. If you speak another language, start speaking it. They tend to hang around the major tourist areas (i.e. Pc do...
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cup0joe
Dec 15, 2005

Sunglasses... and old ladies

There are people in central Lisbon that will approach you trying to sell sunglasses and when they get your attention (and even if they don't) they offer drugs.It is not unusual also to be approached...
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rsilva
May 24, 2005

Enjoy Lisbon at night carefully!

Well, Lisbon at night is beautiful. Strolling at night you can admire illuminated monuments, amazing views from the belvederes to the river, the bridges and to the charming streets.But never walk...
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ncfg
Feb 20, 2005

Gypsies

More properly called Roma, are abundant in Lisboa and can be a nuisance to travellers. Whether outside restaurants or hanging around outside the metro station, groups playing songs on accordions and...
BleedOrange
Jan 26, 2005

Don't give money

If you are in Lisbon get used to the fact that there are a lot of people begging for money. They will try to ask friendly, then it can get more rude. They also send their children, you feel sorry and...
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Nelson1979
Jun 07, 2004

Beggars

Be aware that you're likely to encounter some beggars in the metro, train and outside some stations. Also, I've noticed some beggars in the Rossio square - so if you sit at a table outside a cafe,...
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porteda
May 20, 2004

Safety and annoyances in Lisbon

Lisbon is still one of Europe's safest capitals, but as in any other capital city, be aware of petty crime. Pickpocketing is rather common in the most popular trams such as the 28. However, with...
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SonOfLusus
Dec 30, 2003

Drugs & Other Things Sold on the Streets

I can't tell you how many times we were offered drugs in Lisbon. More than any other city in Europe that we visited. I didn't think we looked like the type that does drugs, but maybe it was just...
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myrtle
Nov 22, 2003

Drugs

While walking around Lisbon, I was amazed how often people approached me to try and sell me drugs. They seemed to come in waves, as I got rid of one another was approaching. I have heard from other...
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chris_i79
Sep 12, 2003

Keep moving

Avoid to stay stoped at the corners of Teatro D. Maria building, in Rossio. You will noticed large concentrations of ethnical groups from africa, and as soon as they spot you they will come to sell...
Ritac
May 22, 2003

Just use your common sense......

As a tourist you are an easy target for drug dealers who will offer you stuff on the street.Many people will try and sell you goods, some of it is so obviously stolen,just say no,(preferably in...
dogwoman
Apr 29, 2003

Intendente area

You should avoid this area of the city. It's located in the middle of Avenida Almirante Reis nad it's a really dirty zone in all aspects that you could imagine - drug dealers, prostitution, ethnic...
Ritac
Apr 28, 2003
 
 
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"Keeweechic's Lisbon"
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"My home town"
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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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