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Top 10 Lisbon Experiences



Cobblestone designs, Lisbon


Lisbon has many sights drawing your attention, but as you walk around the city, look down at your feet for some authentic works of art.
Beautiful pavements decorated with patterned designs can be seen all over Portugal, but that tradition started in Lisbon.
Remember to look down as you stroll through Avenida da Liberdade, the main squares downtown (Restauradores and Rossio), and Chiado.

For more contemporary designs, look around Parque das Nações, especially by the Oceanarium, where you'll find images of sea monsters and other maritime designs.

For more information on this Portuguese art form, see this Portuguese calçada guide or this list of Lisbon's 10 Most Beautiful Pavements »

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Top 10 Lisbon Experiences


  1. TRAVEL BACK TO THE GOLDEN AGE OF DISCOVERY
  2. HUNT FOR REAL TREASURES: THE MONUMENTAL TILE PANELS
  3. BAR-HOP 'TIL YOU DROP
  4. CONTEMPLATE A FABULOUS VIEW
  5. ENJOY THE RIDE ON VINTAGE TRAMS
  6. GET LOST IN MEDIEVAL ALFAMA
  7. GO ON A DEEP-SEA ADVENTURE
  8. INDULGE IN SIMPLE PLEASURES
  9. LISTEN TO THE MELANCHOLIC SOUNDS OF FADO
  10. WATCH YOUR STEP AND NOTICE THE ART AT YOUR FEET

See also Lisbon's Top 10 Attractions »





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