Places of Attraction: Baixa or Pombaline Downtown, a district constructed after 1755 Lisbon earthquake is organized in a grid system and network of squares. It is a famous tourist attracted spot. The Castle of Sao Jorge, situated on the top of the tallest hill of the central city, Praca do Comercio with the beautiful facade of the Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Velha, Rossio Square, Restauradores Square, Elevador de Santa Justa, an elevator in Gothic revival style, Jeronimos Monastery, Belem Tower, Padrao dos Descobrimentos a monument of the Discoveries, are the well known monuments in the city. The city that is rich in architecture is worldly known for Romanesque, Gothic, Manueline, Baroque, Traditional Portuguese, Modern and Post-Modern constructions.
Tourist Attractions: The city, which has many cultural and historical monuments, is a famous tourist destination.
Transportation: The city has a reliable transport system. Metro is the city's major public transport system. Bus, funicular and tram services serve the city. Portela Airport, located in the heart of the city with international flights to any destination worldwide links the city with other parts of the world.
Hotels: The city provides wide selection of hotels that serve cheap as well as luxurious reception. Hotel Miraparque Lisbon, Best Western Hotel Flamingo Lisbon, Comfort Inn Embaixador Hotel Lisbon, Comfort Hotel Principe Lisbon, Sana Rex Hotel Lisbon, Holiday Inn Lisbon Continental and Sana Reno Hotel Lisbon are the world-class hotels in Lisbon.
|LOCATION||Lies in the west of the country, on the Atlantic Ocean coast at the point where the river Tagus flows into the Atlantic Ocean.|
|GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATES||Latitude 38º43' N, Longitude 9º8' W|
|AREA||84.8 sq. km|