Lisbon the capital of Portugal has many visitor attractions; there are numerous museums, churches and cathedrals to enjoy. Lisbon, and Portugal are renowned for Port wine and beautiful textiles.
One of the many tourist attractions you may wish to visit is the Castle of St. George it is situated on the highest of Lisbonís seven hills. Tourists can enjoy the gardens, tower and the panoramic view. Another famous sight is the Belem Tower; this white stone tower was built in the 16th century.
In Lisbon there are many different museums to choose from depending on your interests, you may want to see the Royal Coaches Museum it houses a unique collection of state vehicles once belonging to the state crown. Other museums worth visiting are the Archaeological and the Maritime, but there is many more you may want to see while on holiday here.
Lisbon has good shopping, restaurants and nightlife to enjoy. The Baisca is the shopping and business centre of the city and has a grand square, nearby there are narrow streets to explore, busy with shoppers.
You can take an organized tram or bus city tour of Lisbon which take in the popular historical sights.
If you wish to see more of Portugal the nearby town of Sintra is worth a visit with its maze of narrow streets the town is dominated by the Palacio, built in a variety of different styles with beautiful ceilings and huge conical chimneys, there are many rooms, galleries and staircases to admire.
Sierra de Sintra contains an amazing collection of monuments from prehistoric times to present day. Sintra also has some of the most beautiful parks in Portugal.
Lisbon is well worth considering when making your holiday choice.