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Published on April 24, 2008

Author: Bianca


Slide1:  Independent since 1143 except between (1580-1640) Republic since 1910 Democracy since 1974 EU member since 1986 Slide2:  The sun rises in Lisboa, 1 more day in this lovely city… Slide3:  Look at this beautiful garden in the centre of the city… Slide4:  Lisboa’s economy is based on services (especially in tourism) and its GDP is higher than the average in the EU Slide5:  Lisboa is the capital and the biggest city of Portugal, and in spite of having only 600 thousand inhabitants, the city and its soburbs have about 3 million people Slide6:  This is the “Restauradores”, a square dedicated to the portuguese that sent away the spanish ending with the Iberian Union that lasted since 1580 until 1640 Slide7:  Older than Rome, centre of a big empire, the city is used to be the meeting point of different cultures... Slide8:  Symbol of Portugal the national flag is loved and commonly used by the major part of the portuguese people Slide9:  Tagus river (one of the biggest rivers in the Iberian Peninsula) Slide10:  25th April bridge connects Lisboa with the southern bank of the Tagus river, was inaugurated in 06.08.1966. It’s daily used by 150 thousand vehicles and 157 trains… Slide11:  Torre de Belém, (Belém’s tower) inaugurated in 1521, is one of the most expressive monuments of the discoveries Slide12:  Monument to the discoveries’ pioneers that comemorates the 500 years of D. Henrique, the navigator’s, death… Slide13:  Decided to be built by Salazar, the dictator, it is 52 m tall and celebrates the sailors, the royal sponsors and all that participated in the discoveries… Slide14:  There was a huge earthquake in Portugal in 1755 followed by a tsunami and a fire! After that, most of Lisboa was rebuilt. Today it has large avenues and big parks… Slide15:  “Mosteiro dos Jerónimos”, (Jerónimos’ monastery) built in manuelino’s style (the portuguese gotic), in 1893. It has a church and 3 museums inside... Slide16:  As it isn’t a plan city the “eléctricos” (surface metropolitans) and the trains are commonly used... Slide17:  Monument to Almirante Gago Coutinho and Sacadura Cabral that, in an hidro-plane like this, made the first flight that crossed the Southern part of the Atlantic Ocean between Lisboa and Rio de Janeiro in 1922... Slide18:  The “Baixa Pombalina” was the new area built in Lisboa after the big earthquake that distroyed a big part of it… In the picture we can see one of the palaces of the portuguese kings... Slide19:  In the left we see the statue of D. José I, built in 1775, by Machado de Castro, the main portuguese sculture in the 18th century... Slide20:  A good example of harmony between the modern and the historical buildings Slide21:  Statue of D. Pedro IV (of Portugal), that became the first imperor of Brazil. In the right we can see the national theatre called “Dona Maria II” who was one of the portuguese queens... Slide22:  Bankary institutions in buildings of a beautiful arquitecture... Slide23:  The Brazilian consulate in Lisboa Slide24:  City with lots of churches, where about 84% of the population is catolic... Slide25:  São João de Deus’ church. Slide26:  Marvellous trees and flowers are almost everywhere... Slide27:  “Praça de Touros do Campo Pequeno”, the place where the bull fights take place. The building was built in 1892 and was also recently restored Slide28:  “Duque de Saldanha”’s square Slide29:  Estrela’s park, located in front of Estrela’s Basilica... Slide30:  Lisboa’s Zoo, located in the centre and not far from the airport, inaugurated in 1884, it has 2.000 animals, and 332 different species... Slide31:  Marquês de Pombal’s statue, the prime-minister that made possible the reconstruction of the city after the terrible earthquake of 01.11.1755... Slide32:  Praça de Espanha’s arc, moved from São Bento’s street... Slide33:  Portugal is deeply concerned with its energetical sources and uses the strength of the wind and also the light of the sun to produce energy... Slide34:  It has lots of shopping centres (more than needed) some of which are the biggest of Europe Slide35:  The place were we can find the famous and delicious “Pastéis de Belém”... Slide36:  This are the famous “Pastéis de Belém”. Visiting Lisboa without eating them, is like visiting Rome without seeing the pope… Slide37:  Let’s feel the emotion of a typical portuguese dinner… Slide38:  Portugal is known worldwide by its wine (especially Porto’s wine) and for being the world’s biggest cork producer… Portugal is the world biggest codfish consumer, and we have more than one thousand different ways of cooking it! Slide39:  Fado is the national style of music (not in the picture) You’re now listening to our greatest Fado’s singer, the late Amália Rodrigues singing “Nem às paredes confesso” Slide40:  In spite of being a small country with few people Portugal built a big empire! Today there are over 230 million portuguese speakers as native language in the world Portuguese is the fifth native language of the WORLD… Slide42:  Vasco da Gama’s bridge Oriente’s train station Lisboa’s Oceanarium Vasco da Gama’s shopping centre Vasco da Gama’s tower “Pavilhão Atlântico” “Parque das Nações” New buildings in Lisboa Slide43:  Sports in Lisboa Olympic sports Football Simão Slide44:  Expo98 Big events that have been taking place in Lisboa Slide45:  LISBOA Slide46:  - Musics - Nem às paredes Confesso – Amália Rodrigues O Pomar das Laranjeiras – Madredeus - Production and Images - Edison Piazza Piracicaba – Brasil - Traduced and adapted - Pedro Albuquerque (

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