Lisbon: We are going to share our secrets with you.
Lisbon is situated on the north bank of the estuary of the Tagus River.
It is the leading port and chief commercial city of Portugal and it is the principal cultural and educational center.
The oldest section of Lisbon is, like Rome, built on seven hills.
The most picturesque part of Lisbon is in Alfama, the old quarter along the river.
Alfama contains several historic buildings. The Cathedral of Lisbon, which has survived both earthquakes and fires, was originally a Romanesque church rebuilt in the fourteenth century.
Crowning the hill overlooking this quarter is the Castle of St. George.
But if you want to visit Lisbon like a local, where are 10 tips of things you must do.
5 things you must eat
- Eat a traditional dish, Cozido à Portuguesa;
- Go to Belém to eat Pasteis de Belém;
- Go to Rua Augusto and taste Pasteis de Bacalhau;
- Drink Ginjinha, a traditional drink;
- Go to Chiado and take a selfie with our poet Fernando Pessoa.
5 places you must visit in Lisbon
- Nations Park;
- Trade Square;
- Mirador of Senhora do Monte;
We share with you several tips about places and things you must eat.
Lisbon is also the starting point for many excursions, of which the most popular is along the north bank of the Tagus estuary, the Portuguese “Riviera”, to Estoril and Cascais.
This coastal zone is famous for the equable climate, fine bathing facilities, and beautiful villas.
We could say many things about our beautiful city with a unique light. But is up to you to discover what we have to offer.