Best Places to Visit in Lisbon in 2017

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Published on January 6, 2017

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BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN LISBON IN 2017: BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN LISBON IN 2017 Made By: Heena Singla Why to Visit Lisbon?: Why to Visit Lisbon? Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon is best known for being a city that boasts a rich heritage, brilliant pieces of architecture and nightlife that is said to be able to outlast even the likes of Madrid. The Praca do Comercio: The Praca do Comercio The Praca do Comercio is one of the most recognizable places in all of Lisbon and even Portugal. The central attraction of the square is the large towering statue of King Jose the 1st by Machado De Castro. The statue has a rich symbolism to it and stands at the defining feature of this 35000 sq meter square near the Tagus River. The Belem Tower: The Belem Tower This tower is a landmark, bold defensive tower also known as the Tower of St. Vincent. Standing about 30 meters tall on the bank of the Tagus River, the architecture of this tower is really its most impressive quality. Built in the 16th century, the Belem tower was named a UNESCO world heritage site in 1983 and is a striking piece of Manueline architecture made of Limestone, tile and wood. Sao Jorge Castle: Sao Jorge Castle The Moorish structure atop a hill, overlooking the historic city center and Tagus River, the Sao Jorge Castle is a landmark that is a quintessential part of the Lisbon vacation guide. The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum: The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum This large museum in the Avenidas Novas region of Lisbon was made in accordance to the last will and testament of Calouste Gulbenkian and houses the art collection owned by his foundation. The Lisbon Oceanarium and Lisbon Zoo: The Lisbon Oceanarium and Lisbon Zoo The Zoo’s conservation program is a great cause to visit the zoo and witness while the oceanarium is a vast waterside aquarium that includes myriads of fish and other aquatic species. Slide8: After Reading this list don't forget it to include in your trip planning . For more details visit my vacation and trip planning blog

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