Our City Tour Lisbon is the perfect way to understand Lisbon, just a in a few hours you will fell as a local, checking the history behind each corner and alley.
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COST OF THIS PRIVATE TOUR
- Children up to 3 years old: Free
- Children aged from 4 to 10 years old: 50% Discount
|PLACE OF DEPARTURE||Hotel, Apartment Lisbon|
|TIME OF DEPARTURE||From 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM or From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM|
|RETURN TIME||At 1:00 PM or 6:00 PM|
Lisbon, one of the oldest cities in the world, much older other European capitals such as London, Paris and Rome by hundreds of years, settled trough the centuries by diverse people and different cultures, it looks like then each time a new underground construction or infrastructure is initiated in Lisbon’s historical centre it has most likely to be interrupted so the archaeologists can identify and preserve the found remains.
A must in Lisbon will be the Time Out Market opened its doors in 2014, and quickly became a must-visit destination for any food lover in Lisbon. According to Ferreira, approximately 3.1 million visitors came to the market in 2016.
In Belem we will understand the period of the Portuguese Discoveries a real testimony with several monuments classified world heritage by Unesco like the; the Jeronimos Monastery and Belem Tower, both built by Manueline style in an urban set, unique in the world, complete the sense of grandeur of the times of the Great Portuguese Empire.
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We will pick you up at your hotel, beginning our City Tour Lisbon, at Park Eduardo VII, for a panoramic view of downtown and the Tejo river. Next we drive by the statue of the visionary Marquis of Pombal at the geographic center of the city, where you will be briefed on the importance of this great statesman in the history of Lisbon in particular, and Portugal in general.
Followed by a drive through the main avenue “Avenida da Liberdade” (our Champs-Elysees) on the way to “Baixa” the most destroyed quarter of the city by the devastating earthquake of 1755.
Here we will explain to you how this area evolved after the catastrophe, both architecturally and socially to become the main business center in the country. With Walkborder you get all the information in a professional a knowledgeable manner.
Lisbon View Points
Following our City Tour Lisbon we’ll arrive at Nossa Senhora do Monte, Where you will be overwhelmed with one of the most spectacular panoramic views of Lisbon, as well as of the estuary of the Tagus river.
From the top of the hill we drive down to visit the Lisbon Cathedral, built in 1148, one year upon the conquest of the city from the moors, and built exactly in the same place of the old moorish mosque.
We walk down a few yards and we visit the Saint Antony’s church. Saint Anthony, know as St. Anthony of Padua (Italy) was born in Lisbon and the church was built at the exact place where he was born. So…. yes, St. Anthony was born portuguese.
As we cross the oldest neighborhood in Lisbon, the Alfama district, you will see the tile covered facades of the old buildings, the narrow streets and alleys, the old trams. It was in this unique environment that the Fado, the portuguese national music, was born. If you truly want know the city of Lisbon, Walkborder is your best option …City Tour Lisbon, with certified official driver-guides.
Chiado - Bairro Alto
Now it´s time to “climb” another Lisbon hill and know these two neighborhoods so different and at the same time so similar the Bairro Alto neighborhood, known for its crossroads of streets that over the weekend fill with thousands of young people, come to enjoy of what is known as the most bohemian Lisbon neighborhood.
Right next to it we have the Chiado neighborhood where culture and art live hand in hand, or if it is not here that the great majority of theaters in Lisbon are concentrated, as in the oldest bookstores of the modern world.
Last in our Tour, we visit the Belem quarter (Bethlehem), the monumental area dedicated to the great portuguese seafarers of the 15th and 16th centuries.
Here we will visit the Tower of Belem (the symbol of Lisbon), the Monastery of St. Jerome (Mosteiro dos Jeronimos), a masterpiece of portuguese 16th century architecture and World Heritage Monument by UNESCO, and the monument to the Discoveries.
We will not leave the area without tasting the most famous pastry in Portugal: the “Pastel de Belem”, delicious egg custard tart once made by the monks at the Jeronimo’s monastery.