"Lisboa the Capital of Portugal" Lisbon by ncfg

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Lisbon is the Capital of Portugal; this beautiful town is built in a succession of terraces up the slopes of a range of low, 7 rolling hills, which rise from the banks of the river Tagus (Tejo).

Sections of the city vary considerably in height, especially in the older areas along the waters border, offering splendid views of the river and the low cliffs that line the rivers southern shore.

Even with the modern changes, Lisbon, in many ways, retains the air of a 19th-century city. Some areas still retain the old structures of Muslim and medieval origin.

It has lots of monuments to admire and historic places to visit; a great way to do it is by tram (Electrico) and by train, don't miss it!!!!

And don't forget to enjoy the "fado"and the famous Ginginha, a kind of cherry’s liqueur!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Lots of great historic places to visit!
  • In a nutshell:A place to remember
  • Last visit to Lisbon: Dec 2004
  • Intro Updated Apr 7, 2007
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  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Jan 17, 2014 at 8:06 AM

    What a beautiful City! Excellent page Nat!

    • ncfg's Profile Photo
      Jan 24, 2014 at 12:39 PM

      Thanks Dee. I hope you are doing fine. Hugs. Nat

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Jun 22, 2013 at 3:16 PM

    Excellent page Nat!

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Nov 4, 2012 at 7:19 PM

    Top 5 page Nat! I always enjoy your adventures!

    • ncfg's Profile Photo
      Nov 5, 2012 at 12:19 PM

      Thanks for your comment. I hope you are ok. Hugs.

    • Yaqui's Profile Photo
      Nov 9, 2012 at 7:12 AM

      We are doing great. Just been busy with work & family! Hugs!

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Dec 13, 2011 at 7:29 PM

    What a gorgeous place Nat! Your tips and photo's are always so helpful! Excellent page!

  • littlesam1's Profile Photo
    Sep 28, 2011 at 1:36 PM

    One of my favorite cities. It was a pleasure returning there through your pages.

  • black_mimi99's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2011 at 1:41 PM

    Enjoy to read your Lisbon page... hope one day can visit here... cheerzz.

  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Jun 5, 2008 at 7:46 AM

    enjoy your food tips ;-)))

  • Elisabeth1's Profile Photo
    May 5, 2008 at 2:52 AM

    Palacio with its garden, the pool and above all the staff.. what a dream!The barmen always ask about my kids. You feel part of a big familly! The Golf Course (www.estorilgolf.com) is quite good as well and offer the best Burgers in South Europe!

  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    Nov 15, 2007 at 3:30 PM

    Lots of tips here for our first visit to Lisbon, just booked, in Feb '08. Really loking forward to it. Thanks - leyle

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Oct 17, 2007 at 1:06 PM

    So comprehensive as you covered architecture, churches, cathedral, monasteries, castle, and bride. Love photo of penguins!. Also enjoyed learning about the river, the park, and especially Belem Tower.


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