Olissippo Castelo Hotel

Address: R. Costa do Castelo, 126, Lisbon, Estremadura, Portugal | Inn
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A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver on Nov 11, 2014

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... 8211; about 1400-1600 Portugal became the first global empire with the help of Vasco de Gama, Henry the Navigator, Magellan and other sailors who found the way to India by sea for the spice trade and all the way to Brazil. Ultimately they divided the world with Spain on the 45 degree longitude which is why Brazil speaks Portuguese and the rest of South America speaks Spanish. The Monarchy were deposed in 1910 with the assassinations of ...

They paint window frames blue to keep out ghosts..

A travel blog entry by roundaboutus on Jul 20, 2014

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... selling high end clothing and sunglasses, elegant silverware and cafes stacked with pasteri nata and slim cans do Cola. The town is aged and vacant. Exquisite villas in pink, yellow and buttercream hint at a wealthy past and the wide flat Tejo river snakes by, patterned by huge sandbanks and steel bridges. Ol, bored with eating nothing but courgettes and tomato (albeit very imaginatively assembled by Olaf and Rosita) scouted the cafes round ...

Moorish Influence in Portugal

A travel blog entry by caseybennett18 on May 16, 2014

... the town’s culture is the earthquake of 1755. One of the first places we went on our first walking tour was Carmo plaza. At first sight this plaza has a dilapidated stone castle but upon hearing the history behind it you learn that it was the only church that hasn’t been restored since the 1755 earthquake. The earthquake devastated the city of Lisbon bringing with it tsunamis and three days of fires. ...


A travel blog entry by robselclark on Nov 17, 2013

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... our trip. Metro'd and trammed around this avo. The metro was great. The tram was super cheap and almost value for money. We will do a full guided tour tomorrow but first impressions are of an unkempt city. Even the monumental buildings look ...


A travel blog entry by bruceandanne on Jul 03, 2013

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... style lunch we went to the Jeronimos Monastery which appears to be quite ornate for a monastery and was built by Henry the Navigator. The church became the place where explorers prayed before and after their journeys. Vasco da Gama is buried there. The monastery has been modified and added to over the years.

Then it was over to the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. A very large art gallery with an unbelievable number of ...

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