It doesn’t matter where you come from, you should start your visit to Lisbon right here… this Columns are Lisbon main entrance.
Queen Elizabeth visit in 1957
to see the “Bergatim Real” visit the Navy Museum in Lisbon
Cais das Colunas is situated in Commerce Square – Praça do Comércio. “Cais” means “dock/pier” and “colunas” means “columns” or “Columns Wharf”
It used to be the main entrance in Lisbon for centuries. Nowadays, it is a scenic spot where tourists and city folks spend some leisure time while gazing at the Tagus River.