Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon-Drive over the longest bridge of entire Europe located in Lisbon

Vasco da Gama Bridge-Lisbon
Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal’s beautiful capital offers lot of attractions to visit and also consists amazing holiday villas to enjoy your holidays with your family and friends in Lisbon. One iconic architecture of Lisbon which is also beautiful and visited by many tourists throughout the year is the popular Vasco da Gama Bridge(Ponte Vasco da Gama), which crosses Tagus river in Lisbon. From the Lisbon’s city centre, you shall the Vasco da Gama Bridge by travelling nearly 23 kilometres towards north east and it’s totally worth it. Do you know? Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon is 12.3 kilometres in length and thus, it’s the longest bridge of European Union and the second largest bridge of entire Europe. Nothing to look for more than bridge, but definitely the ride over Vasco da Gama Bridge will remain as the ‘memorable part’ of your holidays in Lisbon.

Visit the Lisbon Cathedral from 12th century in Lisbon

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Lisbon, Portugal’s capital consists of a lot of attractions and you can also find the amazing holiday villas in Lisbon with full-fledged services to enjoy holidays with your family and friends in Lisbon. One of the iconic and historical landmark you shall visit in Lisbon is the amazing Lisbon Cathedral, a 12th century cathedral built during the year 1147 in Lisbon. You can reach the Lisbon Cathedral by just travelling 2 kilometres towards south, near coastline from Lisbon’s main city centre. Lisbon Cathedral is an amazing Roman Catholic cathedra that looks majestic with a Latin cross, an ambulatory, a transpet and three aisles which makes it look like a fortress in the city of Lisbon. The interior works, exterior appeal, statues, windows, stone building of the Lisbon Cathedral will definitely take you back the olden days of ‘Portugal’ and shall never miss this picturesque cathedral when you’re holidaying in Lisbon.

Queluz National Palace(Palace of Queluz) in Lisbon

Lisbon, capital of Portugal have lot of attractions to visit and you can make your stay with utmost privacy at the holiday villas in Lisbon which let you enjoy your vacation with family and friends. One of the beautiful and majestic architecture you must visit when you’re in Lisbon is Queluz National Palace, an amazing 18th century palace located in Queluz city, Lisbon. You can reach the Queluz National Palace(Palace of Queluz) by traveling 15 kilometres towards west from Lisbon’s main city centre. The Palace of Queluz looks so beautiful with amazing interior architectures, statues, wall paintings, and also exterior attractions such as medieval built statues, fountains, gardens which makes the appearance more picturesque. Do visit this, medieval and majestic architecture when you’re holidaying in Lisbon.

Ponte 25 de Abril(25th April Bridge) in Lisbon – One of the longest suspension bridge in Europe

25th April Bridge-Lisbon
Ponte 25 de Abril(25th April Bridge) in Lisbon

Lisbon, the amazing capital city of Portugal have so many attractions that attract people from different parts of the world to enjoy a great holidaying in Lisbon with family and friends. One of the iconic architecture and ‘must-experience’ sight in Lisbon city is visiting the Ponte 25 de Abril, a 2.3 kilometre length suspension bridge that connects Portugal’s Lisbon with Portugal’s Amanda over the Tagus river and 70 metre above it surface, comfortably. Ponte 25 de Abril(25th April Bridge) in Lisbon was opened to the public during the year 1966 and it took 45 months to complete the construction of this suspension bridge to Amanda from Lisbon. 25th April Bridge is one of the longest suspension bridge and still under use across entire Europe. You must definitely look, drive over Ponte 25 de Abril(25th April Bridge) which offers great views of Lisbon city and the amazing architecture of the bridge will definitely make you say ‘Wow!’. Do visit this popular and iconic suspension bridge of Lisbon city, when you’re holidaying in Portugal’s Lisbon.

Rossio of Lisbon-Perfect Portuguese Square in Lisbon

Lisbon, the beautiful capital of Portugal offers a lot of attractions to visit and amazing holiday villas in Lisbon with full-fledged services to enjoy amazing holiday in Portugal’s capital. One of the best square to visit in Lisbon city with ‘old town’ touch and liveliness is the Rossio, a popular Portuguese square from 15th century. You can reach the Rossio by traveling just 1.5 kilometres from Lisbon’s city centre, and that’s why you can find mixed population of both locals and tourists here. The Rossio square is also known as King Pedro IV square popularly among locals, as it pays homage to Pedro IV, King of Portugal. Few of the cafés, shops you find at Rossio square is actually from 18th century representing both the traditional and cultural history of Lisbon, and the bronze-made fountains, gardens make Rossio square more picturesque spot in Lisbon.

Get lifted in Lisbon-Beautiful Santa Justa Lift(Elevador de Santa Justa) in Lisbon

Lisbon, the fantastic capital of Portugal offers a lot of attractions to visit the city and stay happily with privacy at the holiday villas in Lisbon to enjoy your vacation with family and friends in Portugal’s Lisbon. One of the classic and modern viewpoint which is also an essential transport service set in the middle of the beautiful Lisbon city is the popular Santa Justa Lift(Elevador de Santa Justa in Portuguese), a popular elevator opened for public service during the year 1899 and functions still. Santa Justa Lift(Elevador de Santa Justa) is located at Rua de Santa Justa which is 2 kilometres away from Lisbon’s main city. Santa Justa Lift(Elevador de Santa Justa) is about 45 metres(148 ft) high and connects the old town lower streets of Baixa with Largo do Carmo(Carmo Square), higher street in Lisbon. Though you need to spend some Euro(€) for the lift, you’ll definitely love the experience. Do get over the roof top viewing platform to enjoy the panoramic views of Lisbon and do click some beautiful pictures with the stunning backdrop of Lisbon.

Praça do Comércio in Lisbon-One of the most beautiful squares in Europe

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Praça do Comércio

Lisbon, the amazing capital of Portugal have lots of beautiful attractions to visit and alluring holiday villas with picturesque views to enjoy a splendid holidaying in Lisbon with your family and friends. One of the major attraction in Lisbon which you can visit and enjoy and kick start your holidaying in Lisbon surrounded with typical Portuguese flavors completely is the popular square Praça do Comércio in Lisbon. You can reach Praça do Comércio in Lisbon by traveling just 3 kilometres towards south coastline of Portugal from the heart of Lisbon’s main city. Since, the square faces the Tagus(Tejo) estuary, Portuguese people widely call ‘Praça do Comércio’ as ‘Terreiro do Paço’. Praça do Comércio in Lisbon is one of the oldest square in entire Europe as it belong to 16th century but it was almost destroyed by the 1755 earthquake and the architecture we see today was completed during 19th century. Praça do Comércio in Lisbon looks majestic with architectures, statues and also have cafés, restaurants, shops to sit back and relax. Do visit Praça do Comércio square when you’re in Lisbon, because, if you’ve to pick the best squares in Europe then you can’t complete the list without including Praça do Comércio in Lisbon.

Iconic Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon-Never skip this visit when you’re in Lisbon!

Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal is definitely a beautiful capital and that’s why people from various parts of world fly, land here to enjoy a perfect holiday with their family and friends. The two reasons ‘Why people visit Lisbon?’ is because of the alluring attractions to visit and spectacular holiday resorts & holiday villas in Lisbon that enhance your holidaying with perfect services and utmost privacy. A destination you can’t miss when you’re in Lisbon is the grand Jerónimos Monastery(Hieronymites Monastery), a monastery which is admired for beautiful architecture and considered as the most iconic symbol of Portuga’s power and wealth till date. You can reach Jerónimos Monastery by traveling nearly 10 kilometres from Lisbon’s main city centre towards the Praça do Império, Belem in Lisbon. Jerónimos Monastery & church inside it, we see today was began construction during the year 1501, and was completed 100 years later which makes it highly associated with great history of Portugal. You shall take guided tours available at the entrance of Jerónimos Monastery, if you wish. The Jerónimos Monastery was built to honor Vasco Da Gama’s voyage and the church is to thank the Virgin Mary for its success. You can also find the Neomanueline tomb of navigator Vasco da Gama here. The Jerónimos Monastery(Hieronymites Monastery) in Lisbon was honored as the rich cultural heritage by UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the popular ‘Tower of Belem‘ in Lisbon.

Belem Tower-Lisbon Gateway

Lisbon-Belem tower

Being the capital city of Portugal, Lisbon have so many attractions to attract various people from different parts of the world. Lisbon have so many attractions packed neatly and the Belem Tower is one that you shouldn’t miss at Lisbon. The entire city of Lisbon have a great connectivity with historical, ancient architectures and been preserving them for a very long time even in the modern times. The glance of ancient architectures in this modern time is one of the great asset of the Lisbon city. Belem Tower was built during the 16th century and served as an gateway to this beautiful city in ancient times. The Belem tower is also used to surveil the borders and the coastal lines of Portugal country. Belem Tower was constructed using the royal lioz limestone completely and stands majestic into air for about nearly 100 metres height on the banks of Tagus river. You can walk around this beauty and completely admire it. You can have a great panoramic view of the beautiful Lisbon city from the tower’s top floors. The distance from Lisbon Airport to Belem tower is less than 16km and can be reached after a short drive in Taxi, rented cars and public transportation.

Lavishing Lisbon cuisine!

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Lisbon, the Portugal capital is a beautiful tourist destination that could give the most wanted replenishness you wish during a vacation. Lisbon is a beauty of all aspects that were packed together as a amazing town. Yes! Lisbon have a great weather, stunning cultural and architectural buildings, sizzling beaches that have a great course of villas, resorts and beach resorts to make a great impact on your vacation. More than these attractions, one of the best thing to experience about Lisbon is the amazing Portuguese cuisine it offers you. These cuisines are rich, hygienic but economical at the same time. Portuguese cuisines includes saffron, vannila, cinnamon and small pepper as they have a touch of Moorish and Arabian influence with respect to the olden times. Lisbon cuisines are expert at seafood. Lisbon cuisines are good at stewed and roasted meats of pork, chicken, goat, rabbit and quail. Lisbon cuisines are equally good at vegetarian dishes too. After a great course of meal, you must definitely have the perfect Lisbon style desserts made up of sweet rice pudding with cinnamon, roasted sugar and eggs, and the special Pasteis de Nata- a delicious custard tart. Lisbon is a feast to food lovers and travelers.