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The Ultimate Guide to Visit Lisbon

Updated: Jul 3, 2023

Lisbon has a lot to offer your: from galleries and museums, great gastronomy and night life to charming neighbourhoods. The capital of Portugal is also extremely budget-friendly, making it easy to explore in depth. 



When visiting Lisbon


Portugal’s capital has 290 days of sunshine a year. However, the best time to visit Lisbon is either from March to May or September to October, because the weather is still warm and there are fewer crowds than in summer.


Language


The language spoken in Lisbon is Portuguese but English is widely spoken by all the people who work within the tourist industry. 



Transportation


The city has the Humberto Delgado Airport, which is located within the city. Lisbon also has a metro with 4 lines. 


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What to visit in Lisbon

Prepare to be amazed by our carefully curated selection of must-visit places:


1. Lisbon’s historic neighbourhoods

Some of the coolest neighbourhoods to visit when in Lisbon are: Alfama, Baixa and Rossio and Bairro Alto.




2. Praça do Comércio


The Praça do Comércio opens out on the Tejo Estuary, and is surrounded on three sides by yellow Pombaline architecture, with the decorative Arco da Rua Augusta as the focal point of the plaza.




3. The Cathedral of Lisbon


The Cathedral was built in the second half of the 12th century, holding the title of the oldest church in the Portuguese Capital. 




4. National Pantheon 


This is one of the most emblematic buildings in Lisbon and the last residence for many important historical figures of Portugal. 




5. Torre de Belém 


The Belém Tower was built in the 16th century as a fort to protect the coast from foreign attacks, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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