10 Reasons Lisbon, Portugal Is The Gem Of Europe
AirBNBs are crazy affordable. I rented a room in a beautiful apt in the ❤️ of Lisbon for $20/night. It’s the best first place to stay for a solo trip.
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The streets are like works of art. Portugal is known for its rich colored tiles that cover the sides of buildings.
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There are no bad views in the city. From every bend and turn you will get an incredible view of the clay covered rooftops like Portos do Sol.
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The city is fit for royalty. Castelo de Sao Jorge is the city’s famous castle with views, a museum, and garden.
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Revel at the Portuguese architecture of the Lisbon Cathedral. Religion aside, the beauty of the building is breathtaking.
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Enjoy Portuguese art at Museo Coleccao Berardo which is just a two minute walk from the monastery.
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Spend the morning at Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, a monastery that dates back to 1501. It’s spectacular.
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Eat an ice cream cone in front of the Torre de Belém. There are tons of cute restaurants along the water with this iconic view.
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Take a Lisbon Walker tour. It’s free and a great way to see the city in the eyes of a local guide.
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Taste the famous pastel de nata from Pastéis de Belém. It’s a Portuguese staple.
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