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SAO JORGE CASTLE:

The historical Castelo de São Jorge (St George’s Castle) overlooks the city, situated in the highest part of the old town. The first fortification of the city dates back to the 1st century BC. The location has served fortifications occupied successively by Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, and Moors, before its conquest by the Portuguese in the 1147 Siege of Lisbon. The current castle’s stone walls and towers was constructed during the Moorish occupation. It is a popular tourist attraction, with views over the city. When we arrived at the castle it was already dark and evening, so it was close. But we visited the outer walls and saw it from afar.


Alfama from the Santa Justa elevator 03 by Nightsky, on Flickr

São Jorge Castle 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
São Jorge Castle 02 by Nightsky, on Flickr
São Jorge Castle 03 by Nightsky, on Flickr
São Jorge Castle 04 by Nightsky, on Flickr
São Jorge Castle 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
São Jorge Castle 07 by Nightsky, on Flickr
São Jorge Castle 09 by Nightsky, on Flickr
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São Jorge Castle 11 by Nightsky, on Flickr

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Old Posted Aug 30, 2019, 11:32 AM
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AVENIDA LIBERDADE:

Avenida Liberdade is Lisbon’s main avenue, with many exclusive stores and elegant buildings. It is Lisbon’s answer to Paris Champs-Elysées. It goes between Pombal Square and Restauradores Square.

Avenida Liberdade 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 04 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 06 - Marques de Pombal by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 11 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 12 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 20 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 29 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 26 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 33 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 34 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 22 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida Liberdade 30 by Nightsky, on Flickr

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PRACA DOS RESTAURADORES:

A central square at the southern end of Av. Liberdade, close to Rossio Station.

Praca dos Restauradores 13 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praca dos Restauradores 11 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praca dos Restauradores 02 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Hard Rock Café
Praca dos Restauradores 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praca dos Restauradores 06 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praca dos Restauradores 08 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praca dos Restauradores 06 by Nightsky, on Flickr

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FUNICULAR LAVRA, funicular tram near Av. Liberdade and Restauradores Square:

Funicular Lavra 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
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MARQUES DE POMBAL, PARQUE EDUOARDO VII:

Av. Liberdade, Lisbon's leading avenue, leads Northwest to Parque Eduardo VII, an elegant park that is sloping downwards towards the Tagus river and old town, a gracious sight from its highest peak since there are very few trees. There is a fountain monument, Miradouro Parque Eduoardo VII with two high twin column sculptures on each side, on the highest peak of the park. The park was named after the British king Edward VII of the United Kingdom who visited Portugal in 1902.


Between the park and Av. Liberdad is Praca de Marquês de Pombal, a circular trafficated square with a high sculpture of Marquês de Pombal (1st Marquis of Pombal) in the middle. The marquis and prime minister of Pombal, Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, is looking towards the distric the rebuilt the large 1755 earthquake, Baixa Pombal, with Avenida Liberdad in the middle.

Parque Eduardo VII 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Parque Eduardo VII 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Parque Eduardo VII 07 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Parque Eduardo VII 13 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Parque Eduardo VII 14 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Parque Eduardo VII 18 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Ritz Four Seasons
Parque Eduardo VII 22 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Hotel InterContinental
Praça do Marquês de Pombal 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça do Marquês de Pombal 04 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça do Marquês de Pombal 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça do Marquês de Pombal 06 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça do Marquês de Pombal 02 by Nightsky, on Flickr

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ESTRELA:

Estrela, that literally means "star", is a district in the West end of central Lisbon. It is a very hilly area with many sloping streets. The historical tram ride, that we joined, takes you through the narrow, hilly streets of Estrela. The center is the Basílica da Estrela, or the Royal Basilica and Convent of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus (Real Basílica e Convento do Santíssimo Coração de Jesus). The Estrela Basilica, consecrated 1789, was ordered by Queen Maria I of Portugal. It is a white neo-classical/late baroque building with a dome and twin bells, situated above the square Praca da Estrela, where many of the historical yellow trams stop. Opposite the church, on the other side of the square is a small, beautiful park, Jardim Guerra Junqueiro, or simply called Jardim da Estrela (the Star Park).
Assembly of the Republic, Portugal's parliament, is situated here. The building is called São Bento Palace. This imposing white neo-classicist building, sitauted on a hill overlooking the district, was constructed between 1598 and 1938. São Bento Mansion, the neo-classical residence of Portugal's prime minister, is situated with in the grounds of the palace.

Assembly of the Republic, São Bento Palace 03 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Assembly of the Republic, São Bento Palace 04 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Basílica da Estrela 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Basílica da Estrela 02 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Basílica da Estrela 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Basílica da Estrela 08 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Jardim da Estrela 08 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Jardim da Estrela 09 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praca da Estrela 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praca da Estrela 02 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praca da Estrela 04 by Nightsky, on Flickr

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AVENIDAS NOVAS:

Avenida da Republica and some other avenues that are among the widest and most trafficated in Lisbon are situated in a district called Avenidas Novas in Northern Lisbon, close to the airport. Av. da Republica, the largest of them begins at Praça Duque de Saldanha, a large circular square with modern buildings and ends at Praça de Entrecampos with its large monument. Avenidas Novas has more in common with the avenues of Paris then the small scale neighbourhoods in Lisbon's city center. Av. Joao XXI, Av. de Berna and Av. 5 de Outubro are some of the other avenues in the district, where you find restaurants, cafés and stores.

Avenida da República 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 08 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 09 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 10 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 13 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 15 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 14 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 17 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Some serious car accident happened at Av. Republica, near Saldanha square…
Avenida da República 18 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 20 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 22 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 27 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 29 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenida da República 30 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça de Entrecampos, Avenida da República 04 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Entrecampos Square.

Praça Duque de Saldanha, Avenida da República 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça Duque de Saldanha, Avenida da República 02 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça Duque de Saldanha, Avenida da República 04 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça Duque de Saldanha, Avenida da República 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça Duque de Saldanha, Avenida da República 07 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça Duque de Saldanha, Avenida da República 09 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça Duque de Saldanha, Avenida da República 11 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça Duque de Saldanha, Avenida da República 13 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça Duque de Saldanha, Avenida da República 15 by Nightsky, on Flickr

Saldanha Square.

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CAMPO PEQUENO:

Campo Pequeno, a rare beautiful round, red-brick building, that is now not only a bullfighting arena, but also is a shopping center, live venue, cinema, restaurants and parking lot.

Campo Pequeno 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Campo Pequeno 06 by worldtravelimages.net, on Flickr
Campo Pequeno 08 by worldtravelimages.net, on Flickr
Campo Pequeno 09 by worldtravelimages.net, on Flickr


Campo Pequeno 10 by worldtravelimages.net, on Flickr
Campo Pequeno 14 by worldtravelimages.net, on Flickr
Campo Pequeno 15 by worldtravelimages.net, on Flickr
Campo Pequeno 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr

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CHURCH OF NOSSA SENHORA DO ROSÁRIO DE FÁTIMA:

In the Avenidas Novas neighbourhood is also a large, rare beautiful, modern art deco church, Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Fátima. It is extremely beautiful.

Church of Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Fátima 01 by worldtravelimages.net, on Flickr
Church of Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Fátima 02 by worldtravelimages.net, on Flickr
Church of Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Fátima 07 by worldtravelimages.net, on Flickr
Church of Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Fátima 08 by worldtravelimages.net, on Flickr
Church of Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Fátima 06 by worldtravelimages.net, on Flickr

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MORE AVENIDAS NOVAS:

Avenidas Novas 03 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Campo Pequeno 03 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Praça de Entrecampos, Avenida da República 03 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 04 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Postmodern 1980s bank building.
Avenidas Novas 06 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 07 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 08 by Nightsky, on Flickr


Avenidas Novas 09 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 11 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 15 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 16 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 19 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 22 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 24 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 25 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 26 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 30 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 31 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 32 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Avenidas Novas 33 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Parish Council of Avenidas Novas by Nightsky, on Flickr
The Parish Council of Avenidas Novas

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EVEN MORE AVENIDAS NOVAS:

Biblioteca Palácio Galveias, library 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Biblioteca Palácio Galveias, a beautiful students library with mosaic inside.
Biblioteca Palácio Galveias, library 02 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Biblioteca Palácio Galveias, library 03 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Biblioteca Palácio Galveias, library 04 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Biblioteca Palácio Galveias, library 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Biblioteca Palácio Galveias, library 06 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Caixa Geral de Depósitos 01 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Caixa Geral de Depósitos 03 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Caixa Geral de Depósitos, the headquarters of Portugal’s largest bank. The building is an impressive mix of brutalism and art deco.
Caixa Geral de Depósitos 07 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Caixa Geral de Depósitos 08 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Caixa Geral de Depósitos 10 by Nightsky, on Flickr

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Our second hotel, the 4-star HOLIDAY INN LISBON CONTINENTAL:

This 15-storey modern hotel is situated in the Avenidas Novas district. It was convenient, there was great views from the room and an amazing continental breakfast.

Holiday Inn Continental 17 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Holiday Inn Continental 18 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Holiday Inn Continental 06 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Holiday Inn Continental 10 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Holiday Inn Continental 09 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Holiday Inn Continental 15 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Views from Holiday Inn Continental 20 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Views from Holiday Inn Continental 25 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Views from Holiday Inn Continental 19 by Nightsky, on Flickr

VIEWS FROM THE HOTEL ROOM:
Holiday Inn Continental 11 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Views from Holiday Inn Continental 05 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Views from Holiday Inn Continental 03 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Views from Holiday Inn Continental 02 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Views from Holiday Inn Continental 27 by Nightsky, on Flickr
Views from Holiday Inn Continental 08 by Nightsky, on Flickr
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