What Are The Best Reasons To Visit Lisbon On Vacations ?
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What Are The Best Reasons To Visit Lisbon On Vacations ?

Published at 01/17/2012 13:50:48


What Are The Best Reasons To Visit Lisbon On Vacations ?

Vacations are very much needed to take a break from your daily grinding routine and getting up everyday to earn for a living can be very much tiring. Thus after a while all you want is relaxation, amusement, entertainment and for someone to spoil you a little bit. Vacations Lisbon serves all your purposes. Boasting cool and springtime temperatures in the months of winters and refreshing summers with a cool breeze which instantly lightens up your mood and freshens up your day to a huge extent, vacations Lisbon guarantees a complete relaxation trip. Exquisite shopping, happening and exciting nightlife, interesting museums and remains of old historic artifacts making it a country rich in culture, art and history, this vacation offers you the ideal package. So, this year when you are planning your vacations, make sure Lisbon is on the list too.


What Are The Best Reasons To Visit Lisbon On Vacations ?

Lisbon lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River. Along with being the capital city of Portugal, it is also the largest city in the country. It is a very global city due to its immense importance in almost all the sectors; finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts, international trade, education, and tourism. It is also one of the oldest cities in the world because it has been captured by a number of tribes and empires in the start, Germanic tribes from the fifth century being the first.


The city of Lisbon is an intriguing mix of old and new setting and thus one of the biggest attractions of the city is the city itself, an extremely authentic place standing out in a metallic fake world, with its biggest pleasures being its exciting street life and beautiful setting. Besides this, the cities landmark is the World Heritage Belem Tower, which is a must see, along with the marvelous Jeronimos Monastery. There are two unique architectural styles that have disappeared almost everywhere in the world, which include the 16th century Manueline of the Belem district), and the t 18th century Pombaline of downtown. Also the fine art nouveau shops and cafes situated are only found there in the whole world. There are ostentatious palaces and old churches found there, the most famous including Ajuda Palace, Fronteira Palace, Belem Palace and São Bento Palace which can be seen via a horse pulled carriage providing you a deep true insight into that era. Vacations Lisbon offers a unique cultural experience that no city in the world has to offer and thus is a tourist jam-packed city.

Tips and comments

On your vacations lisbon, to be able to visit each and every palace and oceanarium, make sure you go visit on a Monday since on Mondays museums are closed. It is also advisable to buy a lisboa card from the tourism offices since it grants access to all public transportation; buses, trams, metro, and even CP trains and free entrances or discounts on most attractions. It is best to arrange yourself in an organized tour or hire yourself a tour guide to utilize your vacations lisbon as best as possible.