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The Marquess of Pombal Square

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Lisbon: Night Tour with Fado Show

1. Lisbon: Night Tour with Fado Show

Experience a new side of Lisbon in this 4-hour evening walking tour through the city’s most exciting areas and landmarks. After picking you up from your Hotel we will get started at the Praça Marquês de Pombal, one of the city’s largest and most important roundabouts, and always bustling with activity. From there we will walk along the 285-foot-wide (90 meters) Avenida Da Liberdade towards the heart of the city center, admiring impressive buildings and exclusive shops along the way. At the foot of the Avenida da Liberdade we will arrive at the Commerce Square along the Tagus River. Once the home of the Royal Palace, much of the square was destroyed in the Lisbon earthquake of 1755, and rebuilt in the following decades. The square is home to beautiful Rua Augusta Arch, as well as other pieces of impressive architecture. From there we will continue along the water to the Monument to the Discoveries, a commemoration of the Golden Age of Portuguese exploration. Our next stop will be the Belém Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before taking in views of the Lisbon Bridge and the hilltop statue of Christ, Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. View of the Lisbon bridge and the monument of Cristo-Rei. Our tour will end with a meal at a typical local restaurant, as well as a live performance of Fado and other Portuguese folk music.

Lisbon: Private Tour to Lisbon and Pastéis de Belém Tasting

2. Lisbon: Private Tour to Lisbon and Pastéis de Belém Tasting

Lisbon is the capital and the largest city in Portugal. Like Rome, Lisbon is based on 7 hills. Its people, gastronomy, climate, typical neighborhoods, and the constant presence of the Tagus River are some of its more desirable attributes. You will visit the most important sights in Lisbon. Your Guide will make some stops with the vehicle inviting you to make short walking routes together, where you will stroll through the streets of some of the historic districts. We invite you to join us in this experience of History, Light, Colors, and Flavors as a Portuguese poet once wrote: “We will now invite the tourist to come with us. We will serve as cicerone and we will stroll through the capital, showing him the monuments, the gardens, the most notable buildings, the museums - everything that is in any way worthy of being seen in this wonderful Lisbon.” Fernando Pessoa, Lisbon: What the Tourist Should See • Start your Sightseeing Day at the most monumental viewpoint in Lisbon at the top of Parque Eduardo VII • Located next to the Parque Eduardo VII and in front of Liberdade Avenue, Marquês de Pombal Square is one of the most notable and historic squares in Lisbon. • Passing by Liberdade Avenue One of the main and, we can say, the most luxurious, elegant, and beautiful avenues in Lisbon • Visiting Downtown: Rossio, São Domingos Church (Free Entrance), Prata Street, Augusta Street, Commerce Square You arrived at Rossio. On a walking tour, your guide will invite you to take a stroll through the streets of the Baixa Pombalina (downtown) together. • Visit the Portas do Sol viewpoint In the historic neighborhood of Alfama, you will find the magnificent Portas do Sol viewpoint that will provide you with a fantastic view over Lisbon: observe a labyrinth of streets, lanes, alleys, and staircases until you reach the Tagus River. • Visit the Parque das Nações (EXPO'98) • After having lunch and crossing a good part of the city, your guide will take you to the Belem area. There is no doubt that you will be surprised with the monumentality of Belem, as it takes us back to the Age of the Portuguese Discoveries. It was from here that the ships departed to discover new worlds. King Dom Manuel I knew how to take advantage of the wealth obtained in this period to enrich the Portuguese architecture giving rise to the Manueline style. • Visit the Belem Tower (visited from the outside). Built to defend the entrance of the Tagus River from enemy ships, its construction started in 1514 and was completed in 1520. • Visit the Monument of the Discoveries, one of Lisbon's ex-libris. (visited from the outside) • Visit the Jerónimos Monastery (free entrance to the church) In the place where the Monastery was built, in the age of the Discoveries, there was a small beach sheltered from strong winds and with good navigable conditions. • Visit Pastéis de Belém Factory with time to taste the Pastel de Belém. Taste the delicious and original Pastéis de Belém (Included).

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Enjoyable evening

There was a diverse group of people at the table - 2 from Tokyo, 2 from England, 1 from Portugal, 1 from Brazil so it took some effort to carry a conversation but the food was good and the music was really well done