Direcc-o-Geral do Turismo

Address: Avenida António Augusto de Aguiar 86, Lisbon, Estremadura, Portugal | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the S. Sebastião da Pedreira area of Lisbon, is near Fundac-o Calouste Gulbenkian, Gulbenkian Museum (Museu Calouste Gulbenkian), Estufa Fria, and Center of Modern Art (Centro de Arte Moderna).
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Travel Blogs from Lisbon

Whatever next?

A travel blog entry by jimnunn on Nov 01, 2015

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... the lines. So Clive invented spectacles with electronic circuits which triggered a light which created a line across the glass showing the direction travel, and it worked. Parkinsons sufferers found they were able to walk using this simple device.

Clive worked with doctors and hospitals and even gave up the patent to the spectacles so that the professionals could take and perfect the idea. Somehow he lost touch with it ...

Lisbon - Day 2

A travel blog entry by halliday on Jul 09, 2015

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... complex where you can buy just about anything. Being a great entrepreneur himself I’d imagine old Vasco would be pretty happy having his name associated with a retail complex.

We taxied home and before we made it back to our hotel we went up the Elevador St a Justa which was built in 1902 for no apparent reason but which gives a nice view over downtown Lisbon.

Tomorrow we leave Lisbon, a place we have really ...

Lisbon, Portugal

A travel blog entry by dseals on Jun 04, 2015

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... but each color represents something. Blue for freedom, white for purity, green for Islam's religion, yellow for power and brown for the land. We walked the neighborhoods of Rossio and Baxia and took the Elevator de Santa Justa to the top which gives you a 360 degree view of Lisbon including the Castle S. Jorge. Later in the day we met up with my friend Julia Brown. It was great to just sit in a side walk cafe shaded by trees and sip wine and catch up on old times. Julia will be ...

Two Days at Sea, then our First Visit to Portugal

A travel blog entry by rambling_roamer on Jan 11, 2015

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... Thank goodness! We had breakfast and then spent some time in the gym. The cooking demonstration was with Dutch guest chef Jurgen de Vries. He was very entertaining -- loved to talk and the food he made (duck, roasted beets and potatoes gratin) was delicious! I signed up for his class on January 15 right after the demonstration.

I went to the complimentary wine tasting in the afternoon. In addition to learning about some of the wines, I had a nice chat with a ...

Day trip out to Sintra, afternoon food & wine tour

A travel blog entry by katie.thorpe on Oct 23, 2014

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... than we realised so we missed the train we needed. We didn't have to wait too long for the next train but we did need to call and get the tour guide to wait a couple for minutes for us, what a rush! The tour was really good, we were taken to five different places and each stop were given some Portuguese food and wines to sample. Along the way the guide stopped to tell us about the history around here and how that often related back to the food ...