Portugal’s capital city is a location full of charm and attractions. Overlooking the Atlantic and crossed by the River Tagus, Lisbon is home to numerous works of art from Europe and boasts an enviable cultural heritage inherited from centuries of foreign domination, particularly Arabic. The Baroque-style architecture of the historic buildings of the city center it is the most striking example.
Lisbon is the symbol of St. George’s Castle, located in the historic center and built on the first fortifications of the city, which dates back to the second century. Very popular with tourists are the beach promenade, the Cathedral, the Jeronimos Monastery, Belem Tower (World Heritage) and the Cristo Rei statue inspired by Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro.
Lisbon is also known for its many shops, the extreme friendliness of the locals, the tasty fish dishes and delicious traditional pastries.