Portuguese Capital

The Portuguese capital is for many a jewel to be discovered, and the truth is that it is a shame considering their proximity. Depending on your city of origin you can choose between the plane or train, but without any doubt is a destination that I can not recommend. In addition, thanks to the Lisbon hostels you will find accommodation quality and at good prices, what condition your trip very positively. Saving on accommodation will allow you some other whim that I must admit, to go on vacation is what you want us (at least to me!). That said, here is a small list of 5 things that you should not miss if you decide to visit Lisbon.

1 Belem Belem is the perfect place if you are of that small they jugabais to be researchers, explorers and discoverers. In this area where Magellan and gives range were prepared for their exciting journey to the new world. Some of the monuments and most important buildings which you can see here are the Belem Tower, the Jeronimos Monastery, the Maritime Museum and the Monument of the discoveries. This area of the city really has a special atmosphere, and it seems that you’re exploring 15th century 2. Visit to Bairro Alto Bairro Alto can be described as Bohemian, cultural, commercial centre and leisure of Lisbon. Oddest thing perhaps of this neighborhood is two facets that has daytime streets and alleys are quiet, perfect for a walk, but all reflect the environment and the life that breathes at night.

At any time of the day, that Yes, you can contemplate facades decorated with graffiti and step into the culture most underground of Lisbon, in terms of music and art mainly. 3. Local FADO in Alfama Alfama is the oldest district of Lisbon and stretches from the castle of Sao Jorge to the Tagus River; In addition, it is one of the few who endured the terrible earthquake that devastated the city in 1775. The best thing in the neighbourhood of Alfama is lost by cobbled alleys, contemplating walls decorated with tiles and let nutritionists by the melancholy of fado. 4. Cristo-Rei statue though not located in Lisbon exactly, but in Almada, the enormous statue of the Cristo-Rei is facing to the Portuguese capital and seems to embrace it. It is true that it is not as impressive as the Rio de Janeiro but how many can we let us go to Rio and how many to Lisbon? Sure that the second option won by a landslide the pedestal is 82 meters high and was built in 1959 to give thanks to God since Portugal was little affected by the destruction of World War II. If you can, go up to see him and from there will have some beautiful views of the bridge 25 April. 5 Santa Justa elevator say that it is a much more modest version of the London Eye in London or the Eiffel Tower in Paris. It is a neo-Gothic structure of 45 meters in height that connects Bairro Alto with Baixa and from where you can see spectacular views of the city. Yes, you have to climb a few steps, but when you arrive at the top already you will see as worth the effort and in addition to these 5 things also you have the castle of Sao Jorge, the District of Baixa, the Oceanarium, Gulbenkian Museum, Graca good area, I think that you need no more reasons to visit the Portuguese capital, right? Original author and source of the article.