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Life in Lisbon Portugal

by WCC on February 18, 2013

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After Athens, Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is Europe’s second-largest city. The city is built on a series of steep hills that overlook the Rio Tejo and other scenic vistas visible from all directions. Lisbon is Portugal’s star attraction that offers all the delights expected from Europe’s most captivating, soulful and picturesque capitals.

The city of Lisbon is one of the world’s greatest historical cities. It is filled with majestic monasteries and Gothic cathedrals. For the tourists looking for a more overwhelming taste of history, visiting Belem, a monument

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packed neighborhood is a must. The neighborhood features Belem Tower, Monument to the Discoveries, a well concealed subway for pedestrians, Coach Museum, which houses the world’s largest collection of royal coaches

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Lisbon, Portugal

by WCC on March 13, 2012

in Europe

Lisbon is the capital and largest city of Portugal and the same administrative district and lies on a bay of the river mouth of the Tagus River in the extreme southwest of Europe on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula.

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The commercial port on the Tagus Cove was before the Roman domination of Ali Ubbo called. Lisbon, founded by the Phoenicians, received at the time of Julius Caesar under the name of Colonia Julia Felicitas Township law. 711 was the place like most of the Iberian Peninsula to the Moors, in the context of the Second Crusade in 1147 Lisbon Portuguese and thus again placed under Christian rule. Following the relocation of the royal seat of Coimbra , the city in 1256 under King Afonso III. the capital of the Kingdom of Portugal. Around 1500, Lisbon saw a brilliant ascent to one of the most prestigious trade and port cities of the time. A massive earthquake in 1755 sealed the economic decline of the city, which had been used decades earlier, insidious, and caused a sensation throughout Europe. [click to continue…]

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