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Castelo De São Jorge

Castelo de São Jorge is one of the oldest structures in Lisbon. This was once a fortress (taken by the Moors in 1147), and now a must-see landmark with fantastic views of the city.
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Mosteiro Dos Jerónimos

In Belém, situated west of the city along the river, lies Lisbon’s and possibly Portugal’s most important historical monument. Here you can see an opulent church and cloistered garden built in the elegant Manuelian style at the beginning of the 16th century when Portugal was a great sea-going power. There are several other sights close by.
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National Tile Museum

National Tile Museum is devoted to the tiles which are so typical in Portugal, housed in a monastery whose varying building styles and decoration gives a good summary of the country’s history. One of the high points is an enormous tiled fresco which shows Lisbon as it was just before the big earthquake in 1755.
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Parque Das Nações

The area where Expo 98 was held has been successfully transformed into a centre for exhibitions, leisure and culture. The extensive amount of building since the Expo almost overshadows pearls such as Siza Vieira’s Portugal pavilion and Santiago Calatrava’s adjacent Oriente Station.
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Oceanario de Lisboa

This is one of the biggest aquariums in Europe and it shows more than 100 different species. Some of the animals that are exposed here are barracudas, tuna, sharks, rays and one of the most popular attractions is a large sunfish. This is an adventure for all ages.
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Cascais

For a day out of the city you can take the train to the former fishing village of Cascais. Here you can stroll on the beautiful decorated streets, experience the lively fish auction held every afternoon next to the main beach, visit "Museu do Mar" to see the rich history of Cascais or take a refreshing walk along the coastal road to Boca do Inferno ("Mouth of Hell") where high waves crash into gigantic caves.
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Tram 28

The trams have transferred people through the city of Lisbon since 1873 and even if it today competes with the metro, it is still a perfect way to see the city and to get an overview. Tram number 28 is an old-fashioned vehicle that goes around town and you can hop on and off during your trip.
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Cristo Rei Statue

With inspiration from the famous statue in Rio de Janeiro, this 28 metres high Jesus Christ statue was built in 1959, as a memory for gratefully being saved from too much damage, during World War II. Take the elevator to the top and enjoy a stunning view of the city.
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Lisboa Story Centre

If you want to learn the story of Lisbon, the quick way, you can visit the Lisboa Story Centre. The whole story takes 60 minutes, so it is easy to make time for it.
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The Orient Museum

The highly recommended Orient Museum features beautiful items from Asia. Among the exhibition pieces you can find costumes, masks and ritual objects.
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