1200 BC // Rich Architecture // Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga // Teatro Nacional de São Carlos // 545,000 people...
Lisbon or Lisboa as it is known in Portuguese is a popular
tourist destination and is ranked as one of the ten most visited cities in Southern
It is also a very old city,
older in fact than Rome or London.
Average temperatures are warm being in Southern Europe with mild winters
and hot summers with temperatures hitting the low 30s in Celsius or 90 degrees
The city’s history can be seen through its diverse
architecture, be it Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque, Modern and Post-Modern. Lisbon has a number of Museums, the most
famous being The National Museum of Ancient Art (Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga). The city’s Opera House is popular for its
cultural performances (Teatro Nacional de São Carlos).
Lisbon has a comprehensive public transport infrastructure
with a good Metro and Tram system, being perhaps the best way to see the city. Alfa
Pendular is their high speed rail network linking the major cities in Portugal. Lisbon Portela is the main Airport.
for choosing Our Man On The Ground to be your luxury travel guide to match you
to your perfect destination. Read on for the city's highlights, our reviews on
its hidden gem hotels, restaurants, bars, pubs and great things to do.
you're looking for? Then why not use the 'Type' filter below.