Travel guide over Lisbon sights

An equally impressive architectural monument is the Jeronimos Monastery, which is also a UNESCO site. To the whole world, this ancient monastery is famous for the fact that on its territory is the grave of the greatest navigator Vasco da Gama. The building of the monastery was constructed in the late 16th century. It is remarkable for its impressive size and very beautiful façade decoration. Now, the huge building of the monastery is surrounded by a luxurious landscaped garden, around which is especially interesting to stroll in the summer. … Further

Extraordinary places and attractions in Lisbon

Like movies? Then be sure to check out the unique historic Cinema Sao Jorge. It was considered the largest in town when it was opened in 1950. Today, the historic cinema with a 1,800-seat hall is a permanent venue for the most interesting festivals and thematic events dedicated to cinema. Cinema Sao Jorge has one more interesting feature: when the movie ends, all visitors can take a retro taxi parked next to the entrance. … Further

Cuisine and best restaurants in Lisbon

Genuine ethnic speicality is «robalo» fish being a certain perch species. It possesses a perfect taste, the dish is served only in upscale restaurants. True gourmets should also try another dish named «caldeirada». It is a kind of thick soup which can be cooked with various seafoods. The process of cooking of this treat is also rather original. The potage is cooked only in special brass. … Further

Guide on cultural sights

Another interesting object of architectonic art in Lisbon is Bikush House which construction was ended in 1523. Its façade is executed in a unique style fronted with tracery stone cut as diamonds. In 1755 the construction was severely harmed with the earthquake with two upper stages totally destroyed. Nowadays the Bikush House hosts an exhibition center in which the art students and amateur artists perform their works. … Further

Attractions and nightlife of Lisbon

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. … Further
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