A weekend in Lisbon, Portugal


Lisbon (/ˈlɪzbən/; Portuguese: Lisboa, IPA: [liʒˈboɐ])[1] is the capital and the largest city of Portugal. It is the westernmost large city located in continental Europe, as well as its westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast. Lisbon lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus, and has a population of 552,700 (2011 census)[2] in an area of 100.05 km².[3]

View from the Castello de Sao Jorge

These trams are awesome

Another view from the Castello de Sao Jorge

Torre de Belem--It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site (along with the nearby Jerónimos Monastery)[2] because of the significant role it played in the Portuguese maritime discoveries of the era of the Age of Discoveries.

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