Hidden Europe: unique experiences in Europe's cities
8920 · By Katie Shaw
Europe’s cities are treasure troves of culture, teeming with iconic, must-see sights to enthral even the most seasoned of tourists.Read more
Situated on the north banks of the River Tagus, Lisbon is filled with strong links to the past. Its renovated palaces, magnificent churches and an impressive castle mirror the city's rich cultural heritage, making it a truly fascinating city to visit. Set on seven hills, the city has cobble-stone pavements and narrow streets full of Art Nouveau cafés.
Lisbon also hosts a great number of remarkable museums of ancient and modern art, including the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, the Berardo Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, the National Coach Museum and Carmo Archaeological Museum. The best way to discover Lisbon is to get lost in its narrow, winding streets.