The 25 de Abril Bridge (Ponte 25 de Abril, 25th of April Bridge, Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpõt(ɨ) ˈvĩt i ˈsĩku ðɨ ɐˈβɾiɫ]) 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.
Lisbon's cultural and arts center O riginally controversial for its striking modern architecture next to the historical Jeronimos Monastery, the Belem Cultural Center (simply referred to as CCB) was built to host Portugal's presidency of the European Union in 1992.
Eduardo VII Park, Lisbon, Portugal is located at Portugal country in the Parks place category with the gps coordinates of 38° 43' 41.8728'' N and 9° 9' 9.6588'' W. Eduardo VII Park, Lisbon, Portugal elevation is 32000 meters height, that is equal to 104,987 feet.
The Basilica da Estrela is a fitting memorial to Jose, constructed in the late baroque and neoclassical style, similar to that of the opulent Mafra National Palace. The Basilica is situated at the top of one of Lisbon’s seven hills which extenuates the height of the huge rococo domed roof.
The Gare do Oriente is a major train, bus and metro station located in eastern Lisbon that provides travel connections to the whole of Portugal. The complex is a modern, well designed station that is safe, clean and hassle free to travel from.
The Igreja de São Roque (Church of Saint Roch) is a Roman Catholic church in Lisbon, Portugal. It was the earliest Jesuit church in the Portuguese world, and one of the first Jesuit churches anywhere. The edifice served as the Society’s home church in Portugal for over 200 years, before the Jesuits were expelled from that country.
The Jerónimos Monastery or Hieronymites Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, Portuguese pronunciation: [muʃˈtɐjɾu duʃ ʒɨˈɾɔnimuʃ]), 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 was secularised on 28 December 1833 by state decree and its ownership transferred to the charitable institution, Real Casa Pia de Lisboa.
The Lisbon Cathedral (Portuguese: Santa Maria Maior de Lisboa or Sé de Lisboa; Patriarchal Cathedral of St. Mary Major), often called simply the Sé, is a Roman Catholic church located in Lisbon, Portugal. The oldest church in the city is the see of the Archdiocese of Lisbon.
The Lisbon Oceanarium (Portuguese: Oceanário de Lisboa, pronounced [osiɐˈnaɾiu dɨ liʒˈboɐ]) 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 the largest indoor aquarium in Europe.
Miradouro de Santa Catarina – The Tejo facing view. Hilltop sites presenting unobstructed views of Lisbon are called Miradouros, Portuguese for panoramic viewpoints. These miradouros are usually the highest point of each peak in Lisbon, the City of 7 hills.
The Church or Monastery of São Vicente de Fora; meaning "Monastery of St. Vincent Outside the Walls" is a 17th-century church and monastery in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is one of the most important monasteries and mannerist buildings in the country.
The National Coach Museum (Museu Nacional dos Coches) houses an important horse-drawn carriage collection of vehicles are from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth century. The Museum is housed in an old riding school and was inaugurated on the 23 May 1905 by Queen Amélia of Orleans and Bragança, the Princess of France married to King Carlos I of Portugal. Nowadays, it is one of the most popular museums in Lisbon.
The Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga (Portuguese pronunciation: [muˈzew nɐsiuˈnaɫ dɨ ˈaɾtɐ̃ˈtiɡɐ]) is an art museum in Lisbon, Portugal. The museum is also known as MNAA (in English, National Museum of Ancient Art)  and as the Museu das Janelas Verdes ("Museum of the Green Windows") for its location in the Rua das Janelas Verdes ("Street of the Green Windows").
The National Museum of Contemporary Art (Chiado Museum, in Portuguese: Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea do Chiado – MNAC) is an art museum located in the Chiado neighbourhood of Lisbon, Portugal. It was created in 1911 and re-inaugurated, in new installations, in 1994.
The Navy Museum (in portuguese, Museu de Marinha) was inaugurated due to an order of the King D. Luís I, of cognomen O Popular. Only two years after rising to the throne, the Portuguese monarch states the importance of gathering a collection that witnesses to future generations the legacy of the maritime deeds achieved by the country, opening the Navy Museum to the public for the first time on the July 22 nd, 1863.
The City´s Charms of Lisbon Benefiting from an excellent and privileged location, the Pension Praça da Figueira is located in Lisbon’s historic area of Baixa Pombalina. The client will find, less than 50 metres from the hostel’s main entrance, all public transportations and car parks.
The Praça do Comércio Lisbon is one of the finest sections of the capital and indicates the power and influence Portugal once commanded. Interesting Facts about the Praça do Comércio Lisbon The Praça do Comércio was constructed in 1755 after the great earthquakeof Lisbon destroyed the entire Baixa district. Before the earthquake the most ...
The Rua Augusta Arch is a stone, triumphal 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 (some 11 m high) and is adorned with statues of various historical figures.
Vasco da Gama Tower is a 145 meter-high tower that features a viewing platform. Visitors can enjoy a spectacular view of the Jardim Garcia de Orta Park and the Tagus River from the top of the tower. The tower was constructed for Expo 98, the world's fair that was held in Lisbon. At the time, it was the tallest structure in Portugal.