Lisbon is one of Europe’s old cities.
It is also one of the most fascinating cities to explore. Here are some of the reasons why you should visit the capital of Portugal once in your lifetime:
✦ The Weather in Lisbon
The climate in Lisbon is the Mediterranean. This means that the region has mild winters and sunny summer.
Due to where this city is located in Europe, it makes the climate to be mild compared to other cities in Europe.
The weather in this city is very good during the summer. It is also good in the springs and early autumn.
✦ The Warmth of the People
This is one of the cities in the world that will steal your heart. Not only are the temperatures all around the year are warm, but also the people are super friendly and welcoming.
The Portuguese are known to be easy going and always willing to help.
✦ The Street Art in Lisbon
This city is well known for the urban arts.
Fortunately, street artists are no longer termed as vandalists for painting the city in recent years.
When you walk around Lisbon, you will be surprised by the number of authentic urban artworks. The streets of this city are like an open art museum.
One of the points where we found one of the most interesting artworks, is on the way to the Castle of São Jorge.
✦ The Amazing Views
Lisbon is one of the cities in the world that can be admired from different viewpoints.
Legend has it that this city was born just like Rome between the seven hills. Each one of these hills offers an amazing view across the rooftops of the old city.
For the best panoramic view, head to the viewpoints at the Portas do Sol, Graca or Santa Catarina, just to mention but a few.
✦ The Tiles
Lisbon is the home of the artistic hand-painted tiles.
In general, the walls of many buildings in this city are glazed with tiles. The tiles are a prominent feature of Portuguese architecture.
The beautiful works of the tiles in this city can be found on the buildings, the metro stations, and pavements across the city.
In case you are interested in seeing an extensive collection of tiles designs and learn the history of the tiles in Lisbon, then visit the National Tile Museum.
✦ The Architecture in Lisbon
This city has great architecture
Indeed, the long history of Lisbon can be found in its architecture.
There are many great buildings in this city. Some of the mind-blowing architecture that you can’t miss out include the Gare do Oriente, Baixa Pombalina, and Belem Tower, just to mention but a few.
This is a great city for travelers who are not so much experience to navigate fast-paced cities. It is the right city to start with and to learn.
It is an easy city to navigate and also safe. You can choose to use the metros which are much easier to use compared to a city like Madrid.
✦ A Package of Experience
Looking for a holiday destination that has history, the beaches, food, and events? Then Lisbon is the city for you. You can find all of the things that are mentioned above in this city.
✦ Lisbon is an Affordable City
The capital of Portugal is one of the cheapest cities in Europe.
It is certainly a great holiday destination to visit on a budget. In this city, there is a wide selection of cheap accommodation and public transport is not expensive.
The majority of the historical landmarks in Lisbon are also accessible at an affordable rate.
Last but not least, the Portuguese cuisine and Mediterranean healthy diets are not overpriced.
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