After the devastating earthquake many sights of the city have been restored and today these places as well as other sites that have managed to survive are frequently visited by numerous tourists who come to see this magnificent city. The Vasco da Gama Bridge is one of the large-scale and modern facilities of our days. The bridge connects the city’s airport with a network of urban highways. This is also an important transport route that connects Lisbon and the rest of Europe.
The city's architecture combines different influences in design referring to various historical periods. Here you can see the Romanesque cathedral of the XII century; several churches built in the Baroque and Manueline styles - Church of St. Vicente de Fora, St. Roque, St. Conceição Velha, the Basilica of La Estrela, the Museum of Church Art; Gothic Carmelite Monastery, a beautiful castle built in the IX - XIV centuries. Lisbon is also rich in other magnificent palaces like Sao Bento, Mafra, Ajuda, Queluz; Geographic Society Museum, a rich Photo Archive and much more.
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