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About Lisbon
Lisbon is situated on the west coast of Portugal and is also it's capital city.

The Baixa and Rossio districts are the main shopping and tourist area of the city.

Alfama is the ancient Moorish quarter, with its cafes, little shops and labyrinthine streets. The Castelo de Sao Jorge (Castle of St George) is located here.

Take the Tram 28 with it's ancient, tiny cars which begins near the Castle de Sao Jorge. As some streets are so narrow, steep and curvy, they are a popular and easy way of experiencing this area.

Oceanario de Lisboa is located in the Parque das Nações, which was the exhibition grounds for the Expo '98.

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian (Calouste Gulbenkian Museum) contains collections of ancient and modern art.

The viewpoint of Senhora do Monte is located in the parish of St Vincent and affords great views over the city.

Other attractions include Igreja de Sao Roque, the National Tile Museum, Lisbon Zoo and the Science Museum.

Belém is located 6km west of the city centre and contains many tourist attractions including Belém Tower, on the rocky island along the northern margin of the Tagus River, Jerónimos Monastery, located along the Praça do Império, across from the Padrão dos Descobrimentos and the National Coach Museum (Museu Nacional dos Coches) which has one of the finest collections of historical carriages in the world.

Port, hand-painted tiles and embroidery are popular souvenirs.

Portuguese cuisine includes lots of fish (especially salted cod), crab, meat and rice dishes. A common Portuguese soup is Caldo verde is a common Portuguese soup, made with potato, shredded kale and chunks of spicy sausage. Desserts include 'arroz doce' (rice pudding with cinnamon) and caramel custard.
Cruise Terminal
Picture Of The Lisbon Cruise Terminal
There are 3 Cruise Terminals in Lisbon all situated far from the city centre (2 are an hour's walk away). A handful of shops can be found in the terminals, however the main shopping can be found in Lisbon itself.

There are taxis, buses, trams and the underground at the dock.

Cruise Ships Docking In The Port Of Lisbon

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