53 Sights in Lisbon, Portugal (with Map and Images)

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1. Lisbon Cathedral

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The Cathedral of Saint Mary Major, often called Lisbon Cathedral or simply the Sé, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Lisbon, Portugal. The oldest church in the city, it is the seat of the Patriarchate of Lisbon. Built in 1147, the cathedral has survived many earthquakes and has been modified, renovated and restored several times. It is nowadays a mix of different architectural styles. It has been classified as a National Monument since 1910.

Wikipedia: Lisbon Cathedral (EN), Heritage Website Sipa, Heritage Website

2. Ponte 25 de Abril

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The 25 de Abril Bridge is a suspension bridge connecting the city of Lisbon, capital of Portugal, to the municipality of Almada on the left (south) bank of the Tagus River. It has a total length of 2,277 metres (7,470 ft), making it the 46th longest suspension bridge in the world.

Wikipedia: 25 de Abril Bridge (EN)

3. Monument to the Discoveries

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Padrão dos Descobrimentos is a monument on the northern bank of the Tagus river estuary, in the civil parish of Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon. Located along the river where ships departed to explore and trade with India and the Orient, the monument celebrates the Portuguese Age of Discovery during the 15th and 16th centuries.

Wikipedia: Padrão dos Descobrimentos (EN), Website

4. Casa dos Bicos

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The Casa dos Bicos is a historical house in the civil parish of Santa Maria Maior, in the Portuguese municipality of Lisbon. The house, built in the early 16th century in the Alfama neighbourhood, has a curious façade of spikes, influenced by Italian Renaissance palaces and Portuguese Manueline styles. It survived the disastrous 1755 Lisbon earthquake that destroyed much of the city, but over time was abandoned as a residence and used as a warehouse. After a 20th-century renovation, it became the headquarters of the José Saramago Foundation and a location of the Museum of Lisbon.

Wikipedia: Casa dos Bicos (EN), Website

5. Tower of Belém

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Belém Tower, officially the Tower of Saint Vincent is a 16th-century fortification located in Lisbon that served as a point of embarkation and disembarkation for Portuguese explorers and as a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon. It was built during the height of the Portuguese Renaissance, and is a prominent example of the Portuguese Manueline style, but it also incorporates hints of other architectural styles. The structure was built from lioz limestone and is composed of a bastion and a 30-metre (100 ft), four-storey tower.

Wikipedia: Belém Tower (EN), Website, Heritage Website Sipa, Whc Website, Heritage Website

6. Pastéis de Belém

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Pastéis de Belém Mon Œil / CC BY 2.0

Belém's cream or pastries are one of the most popular specialties of Portuguese convent -inspired sweets. Although cream pastels can be tasteful in many cafes and pastries, the original recipe is produced by the Belém Pastile Factory in Lisbon. Traditionally, the pastels are still hot, sprinkled with powdered sugar and or cinnamon.

Wikipedia: Pastéis de Belém (PT), Website, Menu Url

7. Rossio

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The Rossio Railway Station is a railway station in Lisbon, Portugal, located in the Rossio square. The station was formerly known as Estação Central and that designation still appears in its façade. Trains gain access to the station, which is in the central urban area of Lisbon, through a tunnel which is over 2.9 km (1.8 mi) long.

Wikipedia: Rossio railway station (EN), Heritage Website Sipa

8. MAAT - Tejo Power Station

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Tejo Power Station is a cultural centre that presents the evolution of energy with a Museum of Science and Industrial Archaeology concept, where themed and experimental exhibits live side by side with a great variety of cultural events. Located in the Belém area on terrain Lisbon usurped from the Tagus river at the end of the 19th century, in one of the city's areas with the greatest concentration of historical monuments where one can find, among others, the Jerónimos Monastery, the Belém Cultural Centre, the Tower of Belém, the Padrão dos Descobrimentos, the Portuguese Presidential Palace and Museum, the Coach Museum or the Cordoaria Nacional . A building classified as a Public Interest Project, the Electricity Museum unfolds along the perimeter of the old thermoelectric plant – the Tejo Power Station, which illuminated the city of Lisbon for more than four decades.

Wikipedia: Electricity Museum (EN)

9. Sepulturas dos Cavaleiros de Santa Brígida da Irlanda

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Saint Brigid of Kildare or Brigid of Ireland is the patroness saint of Ireland, and one of its three national saints along with Patrick and Columba. According to medieval Irish hagiographies, she was an abbess who founded the important abbey of Kildare, as well as several other convents of nuns. There are few historical facts about her, and her hagiographies are mainly anecdotes and miracle tales, some of which are rooted in pagan folklore. They say Brigid was the daughter of a chieftain and a slave woman, and was raised in a druid's household before becoming a consecrated virgin. She is patroness of many things, including poetry, learning, healing, protection, blacksmithing, livestock and dairy production. In her honour, a perpetual fire was kept burning at Kildare for centuries.

Wikipedia: Brigid of Kildare (EN)

10. Rua Augusta Arch

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The Rua Augusta Arch is a stone, memorial arch-like, historical building and visitor attraction in Lisbon, Portugal, on the Praça do Comércio. It was built to commemorate the city's reconstruction after the 1755 earthquake. It has six columns and is adorned with statues of various historical figures. Significant height from the arch crown to the cornice imparts an appearance of heaviness to the structure. The associated space is filled with the coat of arms of Portugal. The allegorical group at the top, made by French sculptor Célestin Anatole Calmels, represents Glory rewarding Valor and Genius.

Wikipedia: Rua Augusta Arch (EN)

11. Regicídio do Rei Dom Carlos I

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Regicídio do Rei Dom Carlos I

The Lisbon Regicide or Regicide of 1908 was the assassination of King Carlos I of Portugal and the Algarves and his heir-apparent, Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal, by assassins sympathetic to Republican interests and aided by elements within the Portuguese Carbonária, disenchanted politicians and anti-monarchists. The events occurred on 1 February 1908 at the Praça do Comércio along the banks of the Tagus River in Lisbon, commonly referred to by its antiquated name Terreiro do Paço.

Wikipedia: Lisbon Regicide (EN)

12. Belém National Palace

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The Belém Palace, formally the National Palace of Belém,, is the current official residence of the President of the Portuguese Republic, the head of state of Portugal. Located in the Belém District of Lisbon, the palace's main façade fronts the Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, facing the Tagus River. A former residence of the Portuguese Royal Family, the Belém Palace complex is made up of various buildings, wings, courtyards, and gardens, built variously from the 18th to 21st centuries.

Wikipedia: Belém Palace (EN), Website, Heritage Website Sipa

13. Jardim da Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques

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Jardim da Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques Tom Strong / CC BY-SA 3.0

Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques is a street and garden in Lisbon. It was built in honor of the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques. It has just over three hectares, and consists of a small garden on the eastern top, then extending into two large grassy boards divided by Avenida Almirante Reis; at the top of the west is the Instituto Superior Técnico. Separating the garden from the grassy trays is the Light Source, one of the greatest monumental works of the Estado Novo.

Wikipedia: Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques (PT)

14. National Archaeology Museum

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National Archaeology Museum Jose Luis Filpo Cabana / CC BY 3.0

The National Museum of Archaeology is the largest archaeological museum in Portugal and one of the most important museums devoted to ancient art found in the Iberian Peninsula. Located in Lisbon, the museum was founded in 1893 by the archaeologist José Leite de Vasconcelos. The museum is located in the western wing of the Jeronimos Monastery where the monks had their dormitory. The museum is built in the Neo-Manueline style and was officially opened in 1906.

Wikipedia: National Archaeology Museum, Portugal (EN), Website, Website

15. Museu da Marioneta

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The Museu da Marioneta has been located since November 2001 in the Convent of Bernardas in Lisbon, Portugal, establishing itself as the first museum in Portugal entirely dedicated to the interpretation and dissemination of the history of puppetry, covering the history of this art form across the world, presenting the different types of puppets and the different approaches they allow, with special emphasis on Portuguese puppets.

Wikipedia: Museu da Marioneta (EN), Website

16. Museu Miguel Bombarda

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The Mosaic Convent, followed by the Mosaic Hospital for Women Prisoners, began in 1911 with the miguel Batriber Gob Hospital, which was first part of the office-based princesses' society and was established with the approval of the parents. You will eat garlic. In addition, it is designated as the mother's home of the mission congregation, the mission congregation's home, joon's home, palo's home and jaffoles's home.

Wikipedia: Convento de Rilhafoles (PT), Website, Heritage Website Sipa

17. Monastery of the Hieronymites

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The Jerónimos Monastery or Hieronymites Monastery is a former monastery of the Order of Saint Jerome near the Tagus river in the parish of Belém, in the Lisbon Municipality, Portugal. It became the necropolis of the Portuguese royal dynasty of Aviz in the 16th century but was secularized on 28 December 1833 by state decree and its ownership transferred to the charitable institution, Real Casa Pia de Lisboa.

Wikipedia: Jerónimos Monastery (EN), Heritage Website

18. Navy Museum

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The Navy Museum is a maritime museum in Lisbon, dedicated to all aspects of the history of navigation in Portugal. The museum is administered by the Portuguese Navy and is located in the tourist district of Belém. It occupies a part of the neo-Manueline Western wing of the Jerónimos Monastery with the National Museum of Archaeology, as well as a modern annex built to the North of the monastery.

Wikipedia: Navy Museum (Portugal) (EN)

19. Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa

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The Lisbon Astronomical Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in Tapada da Ajuda, in the civil parish of Alcântara, municipality of Lisbon. Recognized internationally for its quality of work in the field of positioning astronomy, in 1992, it became a dependency of the University of Lisbon, responsible for scientific and historical research, along with media relations.

Wikipedia: Lisbon Astronomical Observatory (EN), Website, Website Dgpc, Website Sipa

20. Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea - Museu do Chiado

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The National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), founded in 1911, is a museum of contemporary art located in the historic center of Lisbon. The MNAC is part of the former São Francisco convent of the city, which also houses, in the remaining area of the Conventual Set, the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon and the National Academy of Fine Arts.

Wikipedia: Museu do Chiado (PT), Website , Website

21. Casa-Museu Doutor Anastácio Gonçalves

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The Museum-Residence of Dr. Anastácio Gonçalves is a former residential home built in the art nouveau style that has been converted into a museum of nineteenth-century Portuguese painting and of art nouveau art and artifacts. It is located in the civil parish of Avenidas Novas, in the municipality and Portuguese capital of Lisbon.

Wikipedia: Casa-Museu Dr. Anastácio Gonçalves (EN), Heritage Website Sipa, Website

22. National Museum of Ancient Art

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National Museum of Ancient Art

The Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, also known in English as the National Museum of Ancient Art, is a Portuguese national art museum located in Lisbon. With over 40,000 items spanning a vast collection of painting, sculpture, goldware, furniture, textiles, ceramics, and prints, MNAA is one of the most visited museums in Portugal.

Wikipedia: National Museum of Ancient Art (EN), Website , Heritage Website Sipa, Website

23. Panteão Nacional

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The Church of Santa Engrácia is a 17th-century monument in Lisbon, Portugal. Originally a church it was converted into the National Pantheon, in which important Portuguese personalities are buried. It is located in the Alfama neighborhood, close to another important Lisbon monument, the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora.

Wikipedia: Church of Santa Engrácia (EN)

24. Palacete de São Bento

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São Bento Mansion, formally the Official Residence of the Prime Minister, is a late 19th-century mansion that presently serves as the official residence of the prime minister of Portugal. It is located in the Lisbon civil parish of Estrela, within the grounds of São Bento Palace, the seat of the Portuguese parliament.

Wikipedia: São Bento Mansion (EN)

25. Teatro Thalia

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The Thalia or Talia Theater, also designated by Laranjeiras Theater, is a small theater adjacent to the Palace of Laranjeiras, both being initially belonged to Joaquim Pedro Quintela, 1st Count of Farrobo, located on the Laranjeiras Road, in the parish of São Domingos de Benfica, in Lisbon, near the current Lisbon Zoo.

Wikipedia: Teatro Tália (PT), Website, Heritage Website

26. Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

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Calouste Gulbenkian Museum Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum houses one of the world's most important private art collections. It includes works from Ancient Egypt to the early 20th century, spanning the arts of the Islamic World, China and Japan, as well as the French decorative arts, Impressionist painting and the jewellery of René Lalique.

Wikipedia: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum (EN), Website

27. Mártires da Pátria (Março de 1994)

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Mártires da Pátria (Março de 1994)

Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, currently known by its previous name Campo de Santana, is a square in the parish of Arroios in Lisbon. It occupies the upper part of the hillside that between the two convergent valleys in the city center, and which correspond to Avenida da Liberdade and Avenida Almirante Reis.

Wikipedia: Campo dos Mártires da Pátria (PT)

28. Jardim Amália Rodrigues

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Rolichia Merry Garden is the author of the garden, which was named Rolichia Merry Garden in 2000 to pay tribute to the Rolichia Merry florists. The eduardo vii Park, which opened in 1996, is located in the center of the city and in the highest area. Your reliefs and designs give you a rich environment.

Wikipedia: Jardim Amália Rodrigues (PT)

29. The combatants Overseas

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The combatants OverseasMatthew Robey from Bristol, UK / CC BY 2.0

The Overseas Combatants Cenotaph is a monument located next to the Fortress of Success in Carrie, Lisboa. It was set up in memory of all the soldiers who fought to defend their homeland during the Avrika War (1961-1974). Founded in 1991 by a team led by Franciscan architect jose Ferrea Olo.

Wikipedia: Monumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar (PT)

30. Padrão do Senhor Roubado

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Padrão do Senhor Roubado

The Senhor Roubado Pattern is a monument located in Odivelas, Portugal, located near the north beginning of the Carriche Causeway, in a small square next to the road leading to the city center of Odivelas, built in 1744, after a tragic story referring to the times of the Inquisition.

Wikipedia: Padrão do Senhor Roubado (PT), Heritage Website Sipa

31. Pestana Palace Hotel

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Pestana Palace is a luxury hotel in Lisbon, Portugal, in the Alcântara district. Housed in the historic Palácio Vale Flor, Pestana Palace is the flagship luxury hotel of the Pestana Group, one of Portugal's premier hotel groups. It is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

Wikipedia: Pestana Palace (EN)

32. Reservatório da Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras

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The Mother of Water Reservoir of Amoreiras, better known as only Mother of Water of Amoreiras, is the deposit that collects the waters from the Águas Free Aqueduct, in the Lisbon district. It was projected in 1745 and built in the garden of Amoreiras, being completed in 1834.

Wikipedia: Reservatório da Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras (PT)

33. Jardim Avelar Brotero

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Jardim Avelar Brotero is a public garden in Lisbon, located in the parish of Alcântara, bordered by filinto elísio, Pedro Calmon, Jau and Gil Vicente streets, between Calçada de Santo Amaro and Calçada da Tapada. Its total area is 5,973 m² and a green area of 2,433 m².

Wikipedia: Jardim Avelar Brotero (PT)

34. Aqueduto das Águas Livres

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Aqueduto das Águas Livres No machine-readable author provided / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Águas Livres Aqueduct is a historic aqueduct in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is one of the most remarkable examples of 18th-century Portuguese engineering. The main course of the aqueduct covers 18 km, but the whole network of canals extends through nearly 58 km.

Wikipedia: Águas Livres Aqueduct (EN)

35. Santa Justa Lift

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The Santa Justa Lift, also called Carmo Lift, is an elevator, or lift, in the civil parish of Santa Justa, in the historic center of Lisbon, Portugal. Situated at the end of Rua de Santa Justa, it connects the lower streets of the Baixa with the higher Largo do Carmo.

Wikipedia: Santa Justa Lift (EN), Heritage Website Sipa, Heritage Website

36. Jardim Zoológico de Lisboa

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Lisbon Zoo is a zoological garden in Lisbon, Portugal. It was founded in 1884. The zoo was originally located in the park of São Sebastião da Pedreira. The zoo moved once in 1894 and once again in 1905 to it current location at Quinta das Laranjeiras, in Sete Rios.

Wikipedia: Lisbon Zoo (EN), Website

37. Igreja do Loreto

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The Church of Chloride, next to the fire trough, faces the streets of mercy in Lisbaya. The author of the construction project of this church is the coast and mud. Following the 1755 earthquake, the temple suffered great damage and was rebuilt in 1785.

Wikipedia: Igreja do Loreto (PT)

38. National Coach Museum

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National Coach Museum Pedro Beltrão / CC BY 4.0

The National Coach Museum is located on the Afonso de Albuquerque Square in the Belém district of Lisbon in Portugal. The museum has one of the finest collections of historical carriages in the world and is one of the most visited museums of the city.

Wikipedia: National Coach Museum (EN), Website

39. Senhorio dos Lagares d'El-Rei

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The Quinta dos Lagares d'El-Rei, is a quinta and manor house on the Portuguese estate of Quinta dos Lagares d'El-Rei, part of the Senhorio dos Lagares d'El-Rei, a feudal fiefdom, seated in the civil parish of Alvalade, in the municipality of Lisbon.

Wikipedia: Quinta dos Lagares d'El-Rei (EN)

40. Museu da Farmácia Lisboa

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The Pharmacy Museum, a museum devoted to the history of the pharmaceutical business, was established only within the National Pharmacy Association building (Santacaca, Lisba) and opened in June 1996, with a museum centre in the seaport city in 2010.

Wikipedia: Museu da Farmácia (PT), Facebook, Website

41. Palácio Mendonça

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Palácio MendonçaHarvey Barrison from Massapequa, NY, USA / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Mendonça Palace is located at Rua Marquês de Fronteira in São Sebastião da Pedreira, current parish of Avenidas Novas, in Lisbon. It was projected between 1900 and 1902 by architect Ventura Terra to Henrique José Monteiro de Mendonça.

Wikipedia: Palacete Mendonça (PT)

42. Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda

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The Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda, is the Portuguese mint and national press, owned by the Portuguese Government and administratively subordinated to the Portuguese Ministry of Finance. It is located in Lisbon in the São Mamede neighborhood.

Wikipedia: Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda (EN), Website

43. Jardim Botânico de Lisboa

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The University of Lisboa's Botanical Garden (jbul) is located on the island of St. Antang in Lisboa. At that time, Lisboa Polytechnic Institute needed to establish a practical supplement in the teaching and research of botany.

Wikipedia: Jardim Botânico de Lisboa (PT), Heritage Website Sipa, Heritage Website

44. Miradouro de Santa Luzia

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Miradouro de Santa Luzia

The Luzia Santa Mountain walrus has a wide view of the Alfama and Tejo rivers. Feature points, from left to right are the thickening of the Santa Dome, the Holy Temple Church and the two white spires of the church are migguel.

Wikipedia: Miradouro de Santa Luzia (PT)

45. Telecabina Lisboa

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Telecabina Lisboa Filipe Rocha,user:sacavem (pt), Sacavem1 11:23, 16 November 2007 (UTC) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Parque das Nações cable car, also called Expo Cable car, is a cable transportation in Lisbon, Portugal, intended for tourism purposes. It is explored by the company Telecabine Lisboa, integrating the Expo'98 enclosure.

Wikipedia: Teleférico da Expo (PT), Website

46. Galerias Romanas da Rua da Prata

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The Roman galleries of Rua da Prata or cryptoportico da Rua da Prata, are an architectural structure that is located in the basement of Rua da Prata and Rua da Conceição, extending to Rua do Comércio, in downtown Lisbon.

Wikipedia: Galerias Romanas da Rua da Prata (PT)

47. Altice Arena

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Altice Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Lisbon, Portugal. The arena is among the largest indoor arenas in Europe and the largest in Portugal with a capacity of 20,000 people and was built in 1998 for Expo '98.

Wikipedia: Altice Arena (EN), Website

48. Capela de Santo Amaro

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The Chapel of Santo Amaro, also called The Church of Santo Amaro, is located in the Portuguese parish of Alcântara, in the municipality of Lisbon, more precisely on Gil Vicente Street and calçada de Santo Amaro.

Wikipedia: Capela de Santo Amaro (Alcântara) (PT), Website, Heritage Website Sipa

49. Muralha Fernandina

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Muralha FernandinaGuy MOLL from Faro, Portugal / CC BY 2.0

The Fernandina Fence, also known as The Fernandine Walls of Lisbon, are the city walls of Lisbon corresponding to the expansion of the old fence of the Caesar era, carried out by D. Fernando I in the year 1373 AD.

Wikipedia: Muralhas fernandinas de Lisboa (PT)

50. Museu Medeiros e Almeida

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The Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida is one of the most important Portuguese private decorative arts collections, gathered by the businessman, collector, and benefactor António Medeiros e Almeida (1895–1986).

Wikipedia: Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida (EN), Website

51. Igreja de São Cristóvão e de São Lourenço

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The Church of St. Kitts is a church located at the top of the Escadinhas de São Cristóvão in Lisbon. Due to the strong need for preservation, the Church joined the biennial list of World Monuments Watch.

Wikipedia: Igreja de São Cristóvão (Lisboa) (PT)

52. Lisbon Oceanarium

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The Lisbon Oceanarium is an oceanarium in Lisbon, Portugal. It is located in the Parque das Nações, which was the exhibition grounds for the Expo '98. It is one of the largest indoor aquariums in Europe.

Wikipedia: Lisbon Oceanarium (EN), Website

53. Capela do Rato

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The Chapel of the Mouse is the designation by which is commonly known the Chapel of Our Lady of Bonança, later Chapel of Our Lady of Conception, located on the Sidewalk Bento da Rocha Cabral, in Lisbon.

Wikipedia: Capela do Rato (PT)


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