Welcome to Lisbon

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Lisbon basks in the sun reflecting off the Tejo River and quickly seduces most visitors. The mixture of history and modernity, of small town and metropolis, of the antiquated and the shining new is irresistible. Add excellent shopping, late but safe night life and restaurants with Europe’s best fish, and you have the city in a nutshell.


Population Inner city: 475,400
Greater Lisbon: 1.9 million
Currency Euro, €1 = 100 cents
Opening hours Generally 09.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 19.00, but many shops are now open during the lunch break.
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Emergency numbers 112
Tourist information Turismo Lisboa
Rua do Arsenal 15
1100-038 Lisboa
+351 210 312 700