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5 Best Restaurants In Lisbon

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5 Best Restaurants In Lisbon Lisbon’s gastronomy includes deliciously fresh seafood and offers to the elite traveler an excellent selection of world class restaurants. The exceptional Portuguese cuisine is widely available with modern adaptations of classic dishes, taking full advantage of its maritime traditions. 1 – The Largo Restaurant is at the cloisters of the former Convent of “Igreja dos Mártires”, inside the ambience successfully combines old and new.  Chef Miguel … Read More

Lisbon 3 Day Tour

Lisbon 3 Day Tour Three days are the ideal length for a good understanding of Lisbon city. There is no need to hire a car, as public transport is excellent and driving can be difficult. Within 3 days most of the major tourist sights can be visited. Day 1 Morning – Alfama and Baixa The Saint George Castle of Lisbon that stands above the city. The Sé Cathedral. Saint Anthony’s … Read More

Ancient Portugal History

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Ancient Portugal History Ancient Portugal, since the world was in the ice age. Human beings have lived in Portugal since about 30,000 BC. The first humans were hunters and fishermen living in an easy going natural environment, gathered plants for  food, wore leather clothes and made stone tools. During the Neolithic period, pre-Celtic peoples inhabited the region. The remains of their stone monuments still exist today. Around 5,000 BC farming was introduced. However, the … Read More

Lisbon Commerce Square

Lisbon Commerce Square The Lisbon Commerce Square is the centerpiece of the city downtown reconstruction by Marquis de Pombal after the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, that reduced the area to rubble. Its main attractions are a monumental equestrian statue of the King D. José I and the Triumphal Arch leading to Rua Augusta. The bronze statue is decorated with large sculpture overlooking to the majestic square showing the king José on a … Read More

10 Reasons To Go To Lisbon

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10 Reasons To Go To Lisbon 1 – Food and drink Lisbon is full of great places to eat  delicious of the day seafood and super-fresh beer. Not to miss the number of wines to taste and get lost. If you think you don’t like a wine you will start loving it! 2 – Europe’s greatest climate More sunshine than any other European city. The intensity of the daylight is … Read More

1755 Lisbon Earthquake

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The Deadliest Earthquake Ever 1st November 1755 1755 Lisbon earthquake was the deadliest earthquake ever known followed with a tsunami. Lisbon was a fair city with palaces and 20,000 houses, mostly stone, of four or five stories. There was a population of about 235,000. That morning a series of earthquakes occurred, causing serious damage, and killing an estimated 60,000 people in Lisbon alone. In Lisbon almost every large building was a church. Lisbon … Read More

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