Welcome to Lisbon - one of the coolest and most atmospheric cities in Europe 9/19/2016 • larry winsor
Great cuisine, stunning views, amazing nightlife, old historical castles, and fabulous modern buildings... Are you ready for an imaginary journey to the greatest city of Portugal?
Tourists fall in love with this ancient city built on the picturesque hills. They say, the best way to unravel Lisbon is just to walk around the city without any particular destination and enjoy its beautiful narrow streets and amazing architecture.
This city never sleeps at night! Classic cocktail bars, cozy nightclubs, wine bars, traditional fado houses... everyone should try this at least once. By the way, Lisbon became the first city in history to have bought Guinness out of the UK!
The locals and experienced tourists guarantee: you will never get bored just wandering in Lisbon. Still, some places in the city deserve special attention.
Belém Tower built near the Lisbon shore was opened in 1519.
By the way, Lisbon is older than such famous cities as Paris, Rome and London!
A statue of poet António Ribeiro in the Chiado Square in Lisbon.
The locals call Lisbon "cidade das sete colinas", which means "the city of seven hills". Still, most researchers are sure this number was never historically accurate.
Lisbon's port is one of the key ports on the continent. It's also one of the largest.
An electric tram is one of the main symbols of the city. Don't hesitate to take a picture in front of one of them - it is a must for every tourist!
Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries). Amazing and powerful, isn't that?
In Lisbon, you can enjoy sunny weather all year round... The city is surrounded by beautiful sandy beaches.
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Have you ever traveled to Lisbon? Do you have any stories, pictures, or information to share with us? We are waiting for your comments!
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