Lisbon is a historic capital, where 800 years of diverse cultural influences are intertwined with the latest trends and lifestyles, creating extraordinary contrasts. With its combination of charm and beauty, Lisbon invites you to shop, enjoy leisure, culture, sports, romance and adventure.
There are countless tourist attractions, including Belem, Chiado, Bairro Alto, Alfama and Pombaline Downtown. Expo ‘98 endowed Lisbon with a new area of attractions; the Park of Nations, the highlight of which is the Oceanarium.
Famous for its Seven Hills, you can find unique vantage points from which to discover various parts of the city: the viewing point at St George’s Castle, Senhora do Monte, Graça, Santa Luzia, Santa Catarina, the Santa Justa Lift and Príncipe Real, all with magnificent views over Lisbon and the Tagus.
It is a city with unique hospitality and a unique cuisine, where culture and leisure combine in a singular way. The highlights among the museums are the National Museum of Ancient Art, home to one of the world’s most important collections of medieval art, The National Coach Museum, with the largest number of visitors in the country and boasting the world’s largest collection of coaches, and the Gulbenkian Museum, with its collection of six thousand works of ancient and modern art.
It is also a city for entertainment, where the lively nights seem to go on forever. Known for its Fado houses, Lisbon also has many discotheques and bars, and a casino where you can chance your luck.