Direcc-o-Geral do Turismo

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

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

The Best Country In The World

A travel blog entry by jsimpson095 on Jun 08, 2015

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... a few friends. I did my own sightseeing on the first day, rolling through the walking tour, a few cathedrals, a traditional lunch as a tesca (nom), and the oldest bookstore in the world. I joined up with them for dinner (great food, average service), and then yesterday went with them to Sintra. I'd never heard of it, but I was happy to just let someone else do the organising and tag along for once. Turns out ...

Travel to Lisbon

A travel blog entry by katie.thorpe on Oct 22, 2014

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Yet another travel day! We met in the lobby at 8:30, then carried on to the train station we had to catch a small train to a bigger station, where we caught another train to Lisbon. Once in Lisbon we dropped our bags and went for a bit to eat, we decided to eat in a local Portuguese restaurant I had some fried cuttlefish and Katie had cod done in a traditional way, both of us were pretty satisfied yum. After lunch our tour leader, Andrea, took us on our orientation walk of Lisbon. ...

Week 5

A travel blog entry by lizab2004 on Aug 12, 2014

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... also make port. The winery has a lovely little boutique hotel as well. We had a nice tour and tasting, and ended up buying wine there as well. One very cool thing about that winery is that they crush all the grapes by foot in the very traditional way. They have granite tanks where this happens; all the guys wash their feet and legs, get into the tank, hold onto each other and march, high stepping across the tank for hours at a time. I guess they let the hotel guests give it a ...

Lisbon

A travel blog entry by tommy1982 on Jul 11, 2014

4 comments, 50 photos

... has been producing them at their shop next door to the monastery ever since using the closely guarded and still secret original recipe. Today they produce 10,000 every day, ensuring that when you stand at the counter and eat them they are still warm, incredibly fresh and unbelievable good! The pastry is perfectly flaky, the custard is not too sweet and perfectly caramelised and, covered in powdered sugar and cinnamon, the combination makes one think that ...

Portuguese Culture

A travel blog entry by lgeddis on Jun 30, 2014

... types of dishes made from seafood.
Perhaps another major player in Portuguese culture is the Catholic faith. Portugal has always been a Catholic nation. There are many Catholic churches and Catholic traditions that can be found throughout the country. Indeed, many of the national holidays are Catholic holidays.
All of these things contribute to the culture of Portugal. The dynamic history of the nation have shaped it to become what it is today. ...