Direcc-o-Geral do Turismo

Avenida António Augusto de Aguiar 86, Lisbon, Estremadura, Portugal | Hotel
 

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Lisbon - Day 3 : A good way to see the country

A travel blog entry by fiwigang

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... bus. This turned out to be quite fortuitous because it meant that we weren't constrained by the time schedules of other parties, and enabled us to have a more flexible itinerary and adjust our schedule to match our interests.

Our driver, Louis, was a little Wikipedia on two feet, and his knowledge of everything ranging from "cherry licker" (which raised a few chuckles), aka "cherry liquor" to the importance of salted codfish in the ...

The weather be drunk!

A travel blog entry by obrillips

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... had before....they were good! We must learn the art of Portuguese custard tart making... We are already pros in the art of Portuguese tart consuming.
We sought refuge from the storm in a train station to eat lunch, the got a coffee at the Starbucks (they are literally in every big city) so we could use their bathroom to wash our face and wake up a bit from no sleep.
The weather cleared up and the sun was out so we decided to walk to the castle. Halfway there it was teaming ...

Sunny Lisbon and the Struggle

A travel blog entry by amyryush

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... miracle of St. Roque whose relic helped cure the plague in Lisbon but in the 17th century during the time of reformation the Society of Jesus decided to go all out in its decoration so as to assert the power and wealth of the catholic church. It was interesting to see that although it is still used as cathedral the information pamphlet provides such an objective point of view concerning its interior design. I had planned to go to ...

All Saints Day in Lisbon

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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... to mention on-again, off-again WIFI internet. The measure of success will be your receipt of this message!

The day ended with our first game of cribbage, in which I was soundly trounced. Scott is in bed asleep - I'm headed there now. After about 30 hours with little to no shut-eye, he says he feels like his eyes have circumnavigated his head, a jet-lagged nod to the famed Portuguese navigator, Magellan, credited with the first circumnavigation ...

Love. Life. Lisbon

A travel blog entry by alimoro

5

... walking tour through the town centre. Tours like this is worth gold! We had walked a lot of the streets before taking the tour, and been like "cool, there's yet another statue, and some church.." and so on! But walking with our super cool guide Rui! Had had aaaaalll kiiiiiiinds of cool facts that you would just completely miss walking on your own. He told us about a big earthquake that completely changed the structure of Lisbon, and about a tower structure that ...

Location

This hotel, located in the S. Sebastião da Pedreira area of Lisbon, is near Gulbenkian Museum (Museu Calouste Gulbenkian), Fundac-o Calouste Gulbenkian, Estufa Fria, and Center of Modern Art (Centro de Arte Moderna).
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