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Telegraph presents 19 reasons to visit Lisbon

Telegraph presents 19 reasons to visit Lisbon
Par Joana P. Il y a 8 ans
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Visiting Lisbon

Still not convinced about visiting Lisbon? We suggest you read The Telegraph's list.


In November, the British newspaper The Telegraph published a list of the World's Best Cities, selected through voting by 70,000 readers. Lisbon ranked 26th in the list. Now the same publication reveals 19 reasons to choose Lisbon as the destination of your next trip.


  1. Quality Restaurants - Lisbon has six Michelin-starred restaurants and one restaurant with two Michelin-stars (Belcanto by José Avillez).

  2. Lower cost of living than in the other European countries.

  3. Portugal exudes the passion for discovery and the Monument to the Discoveries is the proof of it.

  4. Port wine is more expensive than beer, but for a good reason.

  5. Alcohol prices are much more affordable than they generally are.

  6. Local trams have centuries of history, going up and down the hills of the city.

  7. It is the land of the world's famous delicacy - Pastéis de Belém.

  8. Lisbon has a great affinity with Brazil, as evidenced by the Christ King in miniature.

  9. Smoked sausages are to make your mouth water.

  10. The city has a "scary" elevator, elevador do Carmo at Rua de Santa Justa

  11. You can visit the Torre de Belém and the Jerónimos Monastery.

  12. Discover the fantastic works of 'street art' on every corner.

  13. The Vasco da Gama bridge is simply fantastic.

  14. There is no shortage of the beautiful views and observations decks in the city of seven hills.

  15. Bars with fabulous landscape scenery, including one, that sits on top, o Park.

  16. There is more sunshine in Lisbon than anywhere else in Europe.

  17. Therefor you can take advantage of the Lisbon beaches, as you would love to.

  18. You can use a day to make a great tour in Sintra.

  19. The city has a very practical airport location - six kilometers from the center, which is 20 minutes by metro.


Source: Notícias ao Minuto