City Tour Lisbon
Lisbon is the capital of and most populous city of Portugal. It has a population of 550,000 inhabitants in the metropolitan area and all together there is around 3 millions inhabitants being the greater and bigger Portugal city.
Lisbon is the political centre of Portugal, seat of government and residence of the head of state.
Lisbon enjoys the privilege of being the westernmost European capital.
On the city tour around Lisbon, the day starts with the delicious Pastel de Belém that since 1837 delights all visitors that make their way to Lisbon.
The Lisbon city Tour takes you to visit the famous Tower of Belém (Torre de Belém), the Monument of Discoveries (Monumento das Descobertas), the Jerónimos Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos), the Saint George Castle (Castelo de São Jorge), several viewpoints and Christ the King (Cristo Rei) statue across the bridge.
The impressiveness of the Jerónimos Monastery is a brutal testimony of the age of the Portuguese Discoveries. In all its Manueline style, the monastery hosts the tombs of Vasco da Gama and Luís de Camões.
Moving on with our Lisbon City Tour, we will cross the 25th of April Bridge (Ponte 25 de Abril) over the Tagus River (Rio Tejo) with all its glimpses and charms until we finally reach Christ the King statue with open arms since 1934 when it was built by the Cardeal Cerejeira (Patriarch of Lisbon).
The Castle of Saint George is considered the most emblematic monument of this tour across Lisbon city. With its stunning views, Saint George Castle is a unique example to the history of Lisbon and Portugal. The first King of Portugal D. Afonso Henriques conquered it from the Moors.
Going down one of the 7 hills of Lisbon, you will visit the sights/viewpoints of Saint Luzia (Miradouro de Santa Luzia), Nossa Senhora do Monte and Portas do Sol. This is undoubtedly one of the best highlights of the day because one gets a clear idea of the city of Lisbon. Enjoy a pleasant afternoon in the most typical area of the city.
Lisbon City Tour is a tour around Lisbon that you should not miss. Lisbon has many wonders to offer and certainly will be forever registered in your memory.
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