Vila Gale Opera
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- Swimming pool
- High-speed internet in room
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... memorable, and "educational". The second, a dinner at Belcanto, blew us away. It was the best meal I've ever had and featured the best dish I've tried- the signature "golden egg". And the pleasant surprise came from the timing. We luckily chose the weekend of the Festival of San Antonio and got caught up in hours of late night street festival. If ever planning on going to Lisbon, be sure to go in mid-June and catch the festival.
... out the Lisbon Cathedral and São Jorge Castle on the hill above. The castle was quite impressive, lovely grounds with a beautiful view over Lisbon and you can walk all around the battlements. From the castle I headed down to Miradouro da Graca to meet up with Sonja and watch the sun set over Lisbon. We headed to a little a tapas bar Sonja had found called Taberna da Rua das Flores where we were lucky to get ...
... to sleep in a bed. When we woke up around 6:30pm, we got ready to go out and walk around the area and found a nice Portuguese restaurant. It was so cheap for dinner and the food was really good. We both got the same meal of the Portuguese style bife with a fried egg, rice and fries for only 6 Euros. The waiter was super nice and must have spoken 5 languages because there were other people there who only spoke Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese ...
... We definitely took our time here and then searched for our final ice cream cone. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any gelato but when it comes down to it - if it's hot enough out, ice cream is ice cream. We made our way to the waterfront and just sat in the sun, which would continue to be a pattern for us throughout the rest of the day. There is this giant monument statue thing that we saw and I wish I could share the name with you but the wind took our map and ...
... There is even a city department that manages the graffiti in the city so that there is nothing too offensive.
The tiles everywhere in Lisbon are also an example of Moorish influence that has remained in the city. Most buildings are adorned with colorful tiles that have patterns or that depict the saints that were symbolic to the Roman Catholics or Muslims of that era. Nowadays the tiles add a ...