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Even though Lisbon has a number of must-see attractions, this is also a great city to visit on a budget.

The following are the top attractions that you must visit while in this city:

✦ Lisbon Oriente Station

Gare do Oriente Lisbon

To experience the best of this city, the easiest way is commuting by the use of trains.

And in case, you choose to spend your day exploring the modern part of Lisbon or to stay in a hotel not far from Parque das Nacoes by the use of this means of transport, you will have to use the Lisbon Oriente Station.

This is a great train station inside out in Lisbon. From its architecture, you will be busy gazing at it as you wait for the next train.

✦ Lisbon Oceanarium

Oceanario de Lisboa

Are you a fan of large marine animals? Then you can’t miss out on Lisbon Oceanarium while in this city.

This is one of the largest indoor aquaria in the world. It is located next to the ground that was used for exhibitions in 1998. When in this area, you can combine it with some other experiences.

✦ Park Eduardo VII – Must see in Lisbon

Praca do Marques de Pombal Public Square

Like many other cities, Lisbon has a number of parks. But Park Eduardo VII is the most famous park in the city.

Although the park is located next to a busy roundabout, this is a great green space in the Portuguese capital where you can exercise, lay down or picnic with friends.

From this park, you will also have a nice panoramic view of the Praca do Marques de Pombal Square.

✦ Praca do Commercio Public Square

Praça do Comércio Public square In Lisbon

The city of Lisbon has a lot of public squares, but Praca do Commercio is the most outstanding one.

This square has a unique history behind it and it serves as a meeting point to both locals and the visitors to this city. There are several monuments and a statue in the middle of the square.

It is located next to the Tagus River and it is surrounded by shops and restaurants.

✦ Tower of Belem – Must see in Lisbon


This is an emblem of the city of Lisbon and a visit to this city isn’t complete without a visit to this tower.

The Tower of Belem is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Lisbon. It is located on the bank of the Tagus River and it was built to help defend the city.

This iconic tower from the 16 century has great architecture whether you watch it from the boat tour or from the banks of Tagus River.

✦ Jeronimos Monastery

Jeronimos Monastery

This is an iconic place in the city of Lisbon.

The monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And it comprises a number of buildings. The complex offers a lot of information and the history of the country.

Lastly, you can enjoy the gardens in front of it, that are well landscaped, with great walkways, and they are well maintained.