Lisbon, Portugal

    Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal. It lies in the Western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus. Apart from Porto, Lisbon is the only Portuguese city to be recognized as a global centre.

Major Attractions:

    Castelo de Sao Jorge - One of Lisbon's most popular destinations. Its engaging museum and fascinating archaeological sites make it a rewarding experience for the whole family.

    Mosteiro dos Jeronimos - It is one of the great landmarks of Portugal. It also has historic and cultural significance deserving of its UNESCO World Heritage Site accolade.

    Oceanario de Lisboa - It is one of Europe's finest aquariums and largest in the world. It is also the most family-oriented of all the city's visitor attractions.

Hotels:

    SANA Reno Hotel - The hotel stands out through its unique comfort, spaciousness and infrastructure.

    Bessa Hotel Liberdade - A 4-star hotel located at Avenida da Liberdade.

    Hotel Real Palacio - A 5-star hotel with free Wi-Fi located at Rua Thomas Ribeiro.

Restaurants:

    Kanazawa - Here you get Kaiseki-style menus with the best seasonal ingredients.

    Feitoria - It is one of the best restaurants in town catering to Portuguese traditions.

    Pasteis de Belem - The place is famous for its tarts with cinnamon or powdered sugar.

Foods:

    Bacalhau - It is a dried cod fish and also one of the National dishes.

    Sardines - It is grilled and served with copious amounts of wine and roasted bell peppers.

    Arroz de marisco - It is an abundance of prawns, clams and other seafood, cooked with rice and vegetables.

    Whole Crab - The crabs are mixed with sauce made with butter, garlic, onions and white wine.

Travel Info:

     Portugal's largest international airport is the Aeroporto da Portela. If you are arriving by plane, it's better to use public transport like buses or the metro to your final destination.