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MUSEU DO FADO   Devoted to Lisbon’s urban song universe, Museu do Fado opened its doors to the public on the 25 September 1998, celebrating Fado’s exceptional value as an identifying symbol of the City of Lisbon, its deep roots in the tradition and cultural history of the country, its role in the cultural identity [...]

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Santa Marta Museum Lighthouse at Cascais   Santa Marta Museum Lighthouse, located near Marina of Cascais, was opened to the public in July 2007 as a cultural space, but it has kept its coastline signing functions. The exposition, the documentation centre and the cafeteria of the museum are located in the former residences of the [...]

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Joana Vasconcelos at the Ajuda Palace, Lisbon – through 25 August 2013   JOANA VASCONCELOS (1971) lives and works in Lisbon. In 2012, she became the first woman and the youngest artist to present her work at the Palace of Versailles in France. Exhibitions in Venice include The World Belongs to You, where Contamination (2008-10) [...]

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LISBON FISH & FLAVOURS LISBON FISH &FLAVOURS from 4th to 14th April, at Pátio da Galé, Terreiro do Paço 10 RESTAURANTS with fish and see food to taste, open daily from midday to midnight. LIVE GASTRONOMIC PRESENTATIONS by renowned chefs from Portugal and abroad. COOKING CLASSES to learn tips and tricks with reputed chefs from [...]

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Lisbon named one of the most beautiful cities in the World Urban City Guides site has named Lisbon 4th in its top 10 list of the most beautiful cities in the world to visit after Venice, Paris and Prague. The site describes the Portuguese capital as being “magnificently sited on a series of hills running [...]

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Lisbon Zoo, protecting the wildlife The Lisbon Zoo invites you to spend an unforgettable day in the center of Lisbon. Dare to be kissed by a Sea Lion and to feel a Snake’s skin. Be surprised by the cable car view and go on the Zoo’s train for a different perspective. Don’t miss the opportunity [...]

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“Be plural like the Universe.” – Fernando Pessoa Opened in 1993, the cultural centre Casa Fernando Pessoa was conceived by the Lisbon City Council as a tribute to the poet and his memory in the city where he lived and at Campo de Ourique – a traditionally neighbourhood linked to artists and intellectuals, where he [...]

The Aqueduto das Águas Livres will reopen to the general public in Mars, after being closed since last December. Recently opened, walk across this majestic Aqueduct following a 941m long path, from Campolide to Monsanto, and at 65m height enjoy the panoramic view over the city. The Aqueduct was built in the 18th century by king [...]

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Tapada Nacional de Mafra   Tapada Nacional de Mafra was created during King João V’s realm as a part of the monarchy’s and his court’s entertainment and leisure after the construction of the Convent. Today it stands out as a natural patrimony of unique features with an area of over eight hundred hectares where red [...]

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Óbidos Chocolate Festival   Anyone with a sweet tooth shouldn’t miss the chance to take part in the International Chocolate Festival in Óbidos. During several days the medieval town’s narrow streets will be transformed into genuine showcases of cakes and sweets that everyone can sample and purchase. For younger visitors, the “Kids’ Chocolate House” offers [...]

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