Top 10 Things To Do on Holiday in Lisbon

Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and is also the largest city of the European country. Lisbon is recognised as the global city of Portugal mainly because of its importance in Europe when it comes to finance, media, commerce, entertainment, arts, education, and not to mention tourism.

Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world and holds a number of attractions for the tourists and no wonder why thousands of people visit this beautiful city every year. While in Lisbon following things should not be missed at any cost whether you are in the city for pleasure or business.

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  • 1

    Oceanario de Lisboa

    If you have kids with you, this is the place to start your tour of Lisbon. The amazing aquarium is located at Esplanada Dom Carlos and whether you are a fan of marine life or not, an evening spend at Oceanario de Lisboa would please you to large extent.

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    Gulbenkian Museum

    Museu Calouste Gulbenkian is a paradise for the lovers of art. A trip to this amazing museum is a must but remember one thing, the timings to visit Gulbenkian Museum is Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am to 5:45 pm and the museum is closed on Mondays.

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    Igreja de Sao Roque

    The São Roque Church (Saint Roch Church – patron saint of those sick with the plague), is one of the oldest places in Lisbon and one cannot afford to miss this place while in Lisbon.

  • 4

    Chiado

    The famous shopping district in Lisbon and no wonder why it is on the top of to do list when there are ladies in the group. However, it is better to go there after 8 PM.

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    National Tile Museum

    It is open for public from Tuesday to Monday and the best time to visit this museum would be after lunch and make sure you return before dinner. Inside of the museum is amazing and one must not miss a tour to this place.

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    Belem

    Arguably the oldest of the sites in Lisbon. A few hour walk would take you back in time and it is guaranteed to be a life time experience.

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    Trams & Funiculars

    Yes, it is just a ride across the city, but travelling through Trams & Funiculars is the best and cheapest way to enjoy the amazing sites of Lisbon.

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    Cascais

    It is known as the pearl of Greater Lisbon. An old village of historic importance now has become a tourist attraction. Spend half a day there and you will wish you had more time.

  • 9

    Alfama

    The old Lisbon city. If you want to see what Lisbon used to look like before 20th century, take a walk through Alfama and history will automatically be recalled.

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    Pavilhao do Conhecimento

    Pavilhao do Conhecimento or Science Museum is one of the major tourist attractions in Lisbon. Whether you are a science fan or not, you have to pay a visit to this place and make sure that you go there before dinner.

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