Top attractions in Lisbon you cannot miss


Welcome to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, one of Europe’s most beautiful and cosmopolitan cities.
This amazing city has so many extraordinary things to offer and lots of wonderful attractions that you can’t resist it!

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The Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, which was built in Honor of Portugal’s Age of Discovery represents a great landmark of Portugal, a stunning monument of immense historic and cultural significance deserving of its UNESCO World Heritage Site accolade.
The Mosteiro dos Jeronimos is a highly ornate monastery that is situated in the Belem district of western Lisbon. This grand religious building was historically associated with the early sailors as explorers, as it was from here that Vasco da Gama spent his last night before his voyage to the Far East. Its gorgeous architectural style and wonderfully adorned walls will definitely charm you!

If you’re passionate about Eastern and Western Art, you have to visit the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, which is a remarkable private collection of Calouste Gulbenkian. Representing one of the most famous museums in Europe, Museu Calouste Gulbenkian gathers painting collections which includes works from the Flemish, Dutch, French, English and Italian schools from the 16th to the 19th century, with some of the highlights being works by Rogier van der Weyden, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Frans Hals, Rembrandt van Rijn, Peter Paul Rubens, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Hubert Robert, Édouard Manet and Edgar Degas, amongst many others.

To continue with, The National Museum of Ancient Art is one of Lisbon’s great cultural attractions, and a “must see” on any tourist itinerary. This cultural place houses the most relevant public collection, from the 12th to the 19th century. You can count painting, sculpture, silver, gold and jewellery, decorative arts – Portuguese, European, African and Oriental amongst the exhibits you can admire here.

Feel the aristocracy magic by touching it within an exciting trip to Palácio dos Marqueses de Fronteira, where you will be delighted with a charming country manor house, the family home of the Marquês de Fronteira. The Home of a 17th-Century Portuguese Aristocrat is a wonderfully preserved location which was built as a hunting lodge for João de Mascarenhas, the first Marquês de Fronteira, in 1640, which it was later refurbished as a palace, remaining one of the most beautiful and serene private residences in Lisbon.

The Carmo Convent is another historical destination which will lead you to the ancient times atmosphere, which was Founded as a convent for the Carmelite order in 1389, but ravaged by the 1755 earthquake. Today the ruined arches stand in the middle of the rebuilt city as a reminder of the worst day in Lisbon’s history. Its archaeology museum showcases a chapel, beautifully tiled with baroque azulejos, alongside artefacts from prehistoric tools to Moorish friezes and pre-Columbian pottery.

Come and visit this vibrant city, surrounded by history eternally flirting with modern tendencies, which will definitely charm you.
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