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Lisbon, Portugal
Portugal’s Premier City

Visitors to Lisbon will find warm sunshine and warmer people. No travel guide is required to know that. The reputation of the city’s residents is too well known. But what tourists may not know is that this city on Europe’s west coast is also home to more things to see and do than could possibly […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 10, 2021 Category : Lisbon Our World Cities Comments :
Lisbon Cathedral, Portugal
Lisbon Cathedral

The roots of Lisbon go back centuries. As far back as the 4th century, it was a bishopric of the nascent Catholic Church. But unlike many European cities, the history of Lisbon took an odd turn. It was conquered by Muslim invaders in the 8th century, an occupation that lasted for nearly 400 years. The […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 9, 2021 Category : Lisbon Our World Cities Comments :
Castle of São Jorge, Lisbon
Saint George’s Castle (Castle of São Jorge)

Like many famous cities in Europe, Lisbon’s roots are centuries old. But few proofs of that are so evident here as that of Saint George’s Castle. First begun in the 6th century by late Romans, it bears a strong stamp of the Moors who inhabited the region after the Visigoths. Conquering the site in the […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 9, 2021 Category : Lisbon Our World Cities Comments :
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