Lisbon After The Great Earthquake of 1755 View all

Lisbon Downtown Unravel

Lisbon Downtown Unravel

Lisbon Unravel, Lisbon 1755 Reconstruction and Lisbon Downtown interpretation Most of you know that Lisbon is a city with plenty of architectural heritage of immense cultural value. All those who have wandered through Lisbon, noticed…

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Lisbon History

Lisbon and The Crisis of 1383-1385

Lisbon and The Crisis of 1383-1385

A new chapter in the history of Lisbon was written with the social revolution of the 1383-1385 Crisis. This was…

Lisbon Medieval Christian

Lisbon Medieval Christian

Afonso I granted Lisbon a Foral in 1179, and tried to restore the city’s commercial connections by inaugurating a major…

The Conquest of Lisbon

The Conquest of Lisbon

Internal dissensions eventually divided the loyalties of the kingdoms in al-Andalus of the 11th century; the collapse of the Caliphate…

Lisbon, mistress of the seas

Lisbon, mistress of the seas

The prosperity of Lisbon was threatened when the Ottoman Empire invaded and conquered the Arab territories of North Africa, Egypt…

Carmo Convent, Lisbon Downtown

Carmo Convent, Lisbon Downtown

The Carmo Convent (Portuguese: Convento da Ordem do Carmo) is a historical building in Lisbon, Portugal. The mediaeval convent was ruined in the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake,…

Roman Lisbon, Olissipo

Recent archaeological finds show that Lisbon grew around a pre-Roman settlement on the hill of the Castelo de São Jorge,…

The Triumphal Arch at Commerce Square, 1875

The Triumphal Arch at Commerce Square, 1875

Urban development of the banks of the Tagus river (the Ribeira) was given a definitive impulse in the early 16th century, when King…

Lisbon Museums View all

The National Tile Museum, National Azulejo Museum

The National Tile Museum, National Azulejo Museum

The National Azulejo Museum (Portuguese: Museu Nacional do Azulejo) is a national museum in Lisbon, Portugal, dedicated to the azulejo. The museum is also referred to as The National…

Navy Museum, Museu da Marinha

Navy Museum, Museu da Marinha

The Navy Museum (Portuguese: Museu de Marinha) of Lisbon is dedicated to all aspects of the History of navigation in Portugal. The museum is administered by the Portuguese Navy and…

Ajuda National Palace, Palácio Nacional da Ajuda

Ajuda National Palace, Palácio Nacional da Ajuda

The Ajuda National Palace is a neoclassical monument in the civil parish of Ajuda in the city of Lisbon, central Portugal. Built on the site of a temporary…

The Electricity Museum,  Museu da Electricidade

The Electricity Museum, Museu da Electricidade

The Electricity Museum (in Portuguese Museu da Electricidade) is a cultural centre that presents the evolution of Energy with a Museum of Science and Industrial Archaeology concept, where themed and experimental…

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Collection

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Collection

The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum (Portuguese: Museu Calouste Gulbenkian) is a museum in Lisbon, Portugal, containing a collection of ancient, and some modern, art. The museum…

The Old and The New Coach Museum, Museu Nacional dos Coches

The Old and The New Coach Museum, Museu Nacional dos Coches

  The Old Coach Museum The Coach Museum is one of Lisbon’s most popular, annually attracting over 200,000 visitors. It…

Palace of the Marquises of Fronteira

Palace of the Marquises of Fronteira

The Palace of the Marquesses of Fronteira was built in 1671 as a hunting pavilion to Dom João de Mascarenhas, 1st Marquis of…

The Chiado Museum

The Chiado Museum

The Chiado Museum is an art museum located in Lisbon, in the Chiado neighbourhood. It was created in 1911 and re-inaugurated, in new installations,…

Lisbon Old Districts View all

Principe Real District, Trendy District

Principe Real District, Trendy District

Principe Real is the trendy district with all the fancy shops is just a 5 minutes walk from Bairro Alto.   Principe Real is the Lisbon…

Bairro Alto District

Alfama District

Chiado, Tradicional Shopping Area, Lisbon Downtown

Lisbon Churches View all

Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição Velha

Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição Velha

  The Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição is a church in the civil parish of Madalena, in the municipality of Lisbon. The Church of Conceição dos Freires, or Conceição Velha, (known as theChurch…

Carmo Covenant, Convento do Carmo

Sao Roque Church, Lisbon

Engravings & Old Maps View all

Tagus River and Lisbon 1572

Tagus River and Lisbon 1572

Caravels and carracks in the Tagus River, with the castle in the centre distance, unknown artist…

Lisbon 1505

Lisbon Old Districts View all

Principe Real District, Trendy District

Principe Real District, Trendy District

Principe Real is the trendy district with all the fancy shops is just a 5 minutes walk…

Bairro Alto District

Alfama District

Chiado, Tradicional Shopping Area, Lisbon Downtown

Lisbon History View all

Lisbon and The Crisis of 1383-1385

Lisbon and The Crisis of 1383-1385

A new chapter in the history of Lisbon was written with the social revolution of the…

Lisbon Medieval Christian

The Conquest of Lisbon

Lisbon, mistress of the seas