Shopping lovers will be delighted to find the nearby Corte Ingles Shopping centre. Visitors can also enjoy a relaxing stroll in Parque Edouardo VII or along Avenida da Liberdade.
Lisbon has been Portugal's capital since it was conquest by the moors in 1147. Its oldest quarter, the Alfama still retains its original layout despite being partly destroyed during an earthquake in 1755. Also worse a visit, the old quarters of Castelo and Mouraria on both sides of the hill crowned by St Georges Castle. Every June in this area, there is a feast commemorating popular saints.
This monumental city abounds of building facades covered with typical tiles and narrow medieval streets. At night, the fado is played and sung in these streets. Lisbon has an exciting nightlife and features many interesting museums such as Casa Fernando Pessoa showing the life and work of the Portuguese writer or the Centro de Arte Moderna exhibiting modern works from 1910 to the present day.
Lisbon is a fantastic city with a lot of gems to offer to its visitors.