Lisbon

Get on track of tiled art in Lisbon

Get on track of tiled art in Lisbon

Walking through the streets of Lisbon, it is noticeable that many houses’ facades do not have the usual look, but are decorated with beautiful tiles.

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Walk across the Ponte 25 de Abril

Walk across the Ponte 25 de Abril

The Ponte 25 de Abril or bridge of the 25th April is one of the landmarks of Lisbon. Large and proud it crosses the Tagus, but crossing the Ponte 25 de Abril by foot is almost impossible.

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Expo site of 1998

Walk on the Expo site of 1998

Modern Lisbon can be found on the former Expo site of 1998 in the Parque das Nações (National Park). Modern architecture, the Oceanarium, an underground tile gallery, a shopping centre, cafes, restaurants, walkways and cycle paths along the Tagus were built on about 340 ha.

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LX Factory

LX Factory – From factory to tourist attraction

The LX Factory is located halfway between Belém and the city centre, below Ponte 25 de Abril (Bridge of the 25th April). Ideal for a short pit stop on the way back from Belém.

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Torre de Belém

4 Tips for Belém – Lisbon

Belém is not really in walking distance from central Lisbon. We had therefore decided to travel by one of the regional trains. We set off from the Metro station Cais de Sodré (green metro line) to the stop Belém.

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