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Arco da Rua Augusta Lisbon presents to its visitors fantastic Aquarium which is annually visited by thousands of admiring tourists. The Aquarium presents a great variety of sea world inhabitant. Captivating excursions are held for the visitors. The Aquarium features unique appearance which turns the excursions even more engaging. Those who are more interested in local fauna representatives may visit the Lisbon Zoo. The fine decorated zoological park with a variety of picturesque aviaries and enclosures will surely be of great interest for the youngest travelers and their parents. One will have a nice day hiking at a leisurely pace through the huge territory. The zoological park is equipped with the rest area with benches and pavilions.
1. Setting out to Lisbon you should be surely backed up with a pair of comfortable shoes. The reason is that the city is placed on seven hills that is why hiking through the wind streets is … Open
There is a great planetarium in Lisbon named Planetario Calouste Gulbenkian. Its visitors have the opportunity not only to enjoy the sky of stars but also listen to interesting lectures. Special excursions are held for children. Botanical garden of Lisbon is placed next to the Natural History Museum. One can hardly find such a great variety of exotic plants and flowers in any other city of the country.
Lisbon meets the visitors with great variety of picturesque parks and gardens. Visitors mostly give preference to Estufa Fria and Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara gardens among them. Edward VII Park is considered to be the best place in Lisbon for family leisure. Kids will love a great variety of playing and sport grounds meanwhile the parents will enjoy perfect recreation area. The park also has a special area for picnics. Lisbon Sports is considered to be one of the best golf clubs in the city. It has an excellent golf course, a great rental center of golf equipment and a nice café – the area has everything for comfy leisure. Copyright
Discovering the architecture of Lisbon from bird's eye view! Jeronimos Monastery, Castle of Sao Jorge, Santo Antonio Church, Lisbon Oceanarium, Santa Justa Lift, Triumphal Arch, all those monuments are defining the image of Lisbon … Open
Bowling enthusiasts should surely visit the entertaining center of Bowling Playcenter and those who have dreamt to master horse riding will love the riding school Escola de Equitac-o da Quinta da Marinha. Lisbon will stun the nightlife enthusiasts with more than one hundred of night clubs and dancing floors. The Pavilh-o Chines club will treat the guests not only with superb music for all night through dancing but also with a great menu of exotic drinks in the bar. Amazing Chapito club is famous for its engaging prime time programs with famous music bands engaged in the show. Matiz Pombalina Club offers exciting bar menu and cozy parlors featuring cushioned furniture and great dancing floor being the best club in the city.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Lisbon and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Lisbon

Enoteca/chafariz Do Vinho
Where: Rua da Mãe de Água à Praça da Alegria, Lisbon; Telephone: +351 213 422 079;
Pavilhão Chinés
Where: Rua Dom Pedro V 89, Lisbon;
Where: Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Lisbon;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Lisbon
♥   Nature Park 'Sintra-Cascais' , 27.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Arrábida' , 28.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Serras de Aire e Candeeiros' , 91.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina' , 143.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Lisbon
♥   Amusement park 'Norpark' Nazaré, 99.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Lisbon
♥   Restaurant 'Alma' Lisboa. Type - Creative. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant '100 Maneiras' Lisboa. Type - Creative. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ad Lib' Lisboa. Type - Modern cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Belcanto' Lisboa. Type - Creative. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Chefe Cordeiro' Lisboa. Type - Portuguese. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Lisbon from our surveys on extreme Earth places

House Garden in Lisbon

From the series “Unique Living Houses”
The green facade is not the only unique feature of this house. It has a lot of unusual architectural elements too. One of the main features is a long pool located on the roof. It has windows in its bottom. If you dive in and look into them, you can see a bedroom situated below. Inside, the house is designed in light-colored palette. Three floors are connected by long wooden stairs. Many rooms have large windows. The house is literally enveloped by the natural splendor. … Read further


From the series “Fabulous Nooks of the World with Striking Colorful Shades”
Literally, every building in the city is a priceless historic landmark. One of the main historical sites is the National Palace of Sintra. The world famous Palace of Pena is hidden in the dense forests. A tour usually includes a walk in the surrounding woods. There, among ancient trees, you can see the surviving fragments of an ancient Moorish castle and estates that look well-preserved after centuries. … Read further

Palacio Nacional da Pena

From the series “The Most Inaccessible Buildings in the World”
Originally the small old monastery lay in the rock, where it was decided to build the castle. At the beginning of the construction, it had been empty for many years, so there were no obstacles to build the majestic building of the impressive size in the rocks. The last owner of the castle was Queen Amelia, who had to leave her residence in 1910 and fled from Portugal. In many of the rooms and rooms of the palace, the furniture bought by the last owner has been preserved. … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of Lisbon

Guide to your best city break in Lisbon - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Lisbon - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Lisbon?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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