Lisbon is the largest city and the capital of Portugal. The city lies in the central western part of the country on the banks of the Tagus River not far from the Atlantic Ocean.
The city is, according to the legends, founded by the Greek hero Odysseus. This king of Ithaca founded the city during his famous voyage “The
Whether this is true, no one knows for certain, but it is known that Lisbon has been conquered and ruled by several rulers over the centuries.
The Romans and the Moors
Today, Lisbon is a beautiful city that is loved by tourists but also by its residents.
Most tourists visit the city for its beautiful sights and its pleasant nightlife. Particularly the older neighborhoods of the city such as Bélem, Alfama and Bairro Alto are popular.
Some cities steal your heart and Lisbon is one of them. The Portuguese capital on the water is a picture to look at and great to experience. Wander through the characteristic streets, gaze across the orange roofs, enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere and listen to music while sipping a good glass of wine. Are you going to this nice city soon?
The highlight of Lisbon? The beautiful Alfama district.
Want real typical Lisbon? Try going on the historic trams! The very rickety but so nice and authentic tram 28 is the most famous tram in the city. The tram travels through popular neighborhoods such as Alfama, Baixa, Graca