Hi I’m Rebecca Brayton and welcome to Today we will be profiling the most visited city in Portugal Lisbon.
Lisbon has enough sites and facilities in and around the capital to make it your tourist destination. Lisbon is the capital and largest city of Portugal. It has a municipal population of over 564 thousand while the Lisbon metropolitan area in total has around 2,8 million .
Lisbon is the western most capital in Europe. It is located in the west of the country on the at the point where the River Tagus flows into the Atlantic Ocean.
Lisbon lies in both the Atlantic and Mediterranean , thereby enjoying a pleasantly climate year-round. Its mean annual temperature is 63 degrees Fahrenheit with average temperatures in winter of fifty-five and eighty in the summer. July and August are the , months while November to February are the and .
The city in Lisbon is rich in . Romanesque, gothic, baroque, traditional Portuguese, Modern and Postmodern constructions can be found all over the city. The city is also crossed by great boulevards and monuments, particularly in the upper districts.
The city is set on seven hills with its cobblestone pavements and narrow streets full of Art Nouveau cafes. You'll find yourself wandering through colorful eighteenth-century squares downtown and getting lost in the maze of the Alfama district overlooked by an .
The charm of Lisbon exists in its strong links to the past; renovated , magnificent and an impressive castle mirror the city’s rich cultural heritage. Its eclectic blend of neighborhoods, culture and architecture distinguish this capital city uniquely from the other and make it a truly fascinating and comprehensive city to visit.
Lisbon is a legendary city with over twenty centuries of history, but Lisbon isn’t all and . Barrio Alto is the center of with various restaurants and bars where melancholic can also be heard. Follow that with the dive into the spectacular oceanarium and spend your nights endulging in the city’s gastronomic delights or bar hopping through the cobbled .
The Lisbon hosts some fine sandy beaches at Cascais or Estoril, fishing villages like Sesimbra and the forests and magical architecture of Sintra with its and stunning vistas from Lisbon to the wild Atlantic.
If that’s not enough, take a boat along the Sado for a nautical view over the coast. Lisbon is one of Europe’s most beautiful and livable cities, with the variety of , cultures and leisure activities. In addition, the standard of English is generally very good and Lisbon is connected by short and flights to other major European cities.
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