Viewpoints

Viewpoints

Comercio Square Arch, New Lisbon Downtown Viewpoint

Comercio Square Arch, New Lisbon Downtown Viewpoint

  Visit the new viewpoint at Praca do Comercio(Terreiro do Paco), Lisbon Downtown. The top of the Arch of Augusta Street, which offers a unique panoramic view over the city of Lisbon, can be played along with the hall vaults housing the existing machinery of the clock there. But not everyone can do it, since […]

Cristo-Rei, Sanctuary and Viewpoint

Cristo-Rei, Sanctuary and Viewpoint

The statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro existing in Brazil, inspired, in 1934, during a visit to that city, the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, then Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira, to build a similar monument in Lisbon. The monument to Christ the King was also built in fulfillment of a vow made ​​by the […]

Cabo da Roca, Westernmost extent of mainland Europe, Viewpoint

Cabo da Roca, Westernmost extent of mainland Europe, Viewpoint

  The cape is located within the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, 42 kilometres northwest of the urbanized area of Lisbon and 18 kilometres northwest of Sintra. Its location (38°47′N 9°30′W) is inscribed on a stone plaque, located on a monument at the site. The western coast is a mixture of sand beaches and rocky cliff promontories: around Cabo da Roca, […]

Viewpoint and Garden of São Pedro de Alcântara

Viewpoint and Garden of São Pedro de Alcântara

The Garden of São Pedro de Alcântara is a garden located in Lisbon, in the parish of Incarnation. Is located at Rua de São Pedro de Alcântara, near Bairro Alto. The garden has a small pond and a gazebo, which offers a magnificent view over the east of Lisbon sighting is part of the Baixa […]