Lisbon, like Rome and Jerusalem is known as the city of the seven hills. You Will start Lisbon Tour with the Cristo Rei monument. Built 215 meters above sea level and offering a 360 degree panoramic view over the two banks of the Tagus River, Cristo Rei is one of the must-visit spots. Inaugurated in 1959, Cristo Rei was built to thank the fact that Portugal did not enter World War II.
Then you will visit:
The Jerónimos Monastery, one of the most appealing and imposing monuments in the city of Lisbon. Its construction began in 1502 under the orders of King D. Manuel I. It is a masterpiece of Portuguese architecture from the 16th century and is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site;
The Monument to the Discoveries, beautiful and imposing monument located in Belém, a few meters from the Tagus River. It was built during the Salazar dictatorship and opened in 1960 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Infante D. Henrique, the Navigator;
The Belém Tower has been a World Heritage Site since 2007, it is considered one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal. It was built on the banks of the Tagus in 1515 to serve as a fortress defending the entrance to the port of Lisbon by the river. Under the orders of D. Manuel I, it was built with a stone worked with maritime themes. The Tower also marks the starting point of Portuguese expeditions to Asia, Africa and America and is one of the most important monuments in Lisbon and in Portugal.
Finally you will know:
Bairro Alto, the first “modern neighborhood” in the city, built outside its walls. Nowadays it is considered one of the coolest areas in the city. Populated by bars, restaurants, designer stores, this area of the city is teeming with life and fun.
Lisbon was born on the castle hill. Alfama is considered the most authentic neighborhood in the city, where the city’s traditions persist. The Sé district, which owes its name to the existence of the city’s most important church, the Cathedral, has been, since Roman times, the political, religious and commercial center of Lisbon.
- What To ExpectCome and discover the main sights of the city and let yourself be enchanted by the most charming and unexpected views of this fantastic city! Visit the Jerónimos Church and the Belém Tower, symbols of our great discoveries!
- What Is Included- Air-conditioned vehicle
- What Is Not Included- Lunch
- Entrance tickets to monuments