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Exploring Portugal from city to coast. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Exploring Portugal from city to coast. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

10 Scenic Viewpoints in Lisbon, Portugal -  via JetSetting Fools 19.12.2014 | Photo: National Pantheon | The hills of Lisbon are giving us a workout, but our reward (besides burning up all the calories from the wine and custard tarts) is the outstanding views over the brightly colored city. Miradouros – lookout points – with shady terraces, sometimes accompanied by a small café, can be found all over the city and both tourists and locals frequent the spots.

10 Scenic Viewpoints in Lisbon

10 Scenic Viewpoints in Lisbon: The hills of Lisbon are giving us a workout, but our reward (besides burning up all the calories from the wine and custard tarts) is the outstanding views over the brightly colored city.

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Scenic Viewpoints in Lisbon #8: Arco da Rua Augusta

10 Scenic Viewpoints in Lisbon

Scenic Viewpoints in Lisbon #8: Arco da Rua Augusta

what's not to like in a city that averages 260 days of sun a year, is within 30 minutes of beautiful sandy beaches, is packed with culture and best of all, is the birthplace of one of the most delicious sweet treats on the planet - the Pasteis de Belem (custard tart).

Great Weekend Getaways - Lisbon

Great Weekend Getaways - Lisbon, Portugal - by Joanne Shurvell, Huffington Post

Walking by Lisbon’s Amazing Buildings | Via Epoch Times | 24/06/2014 Wander down any street in Lisbon and you’re sure to find many surprises! Many of these surprises are found on the buildings which are covered head to toe in decorative tiles, also known as Azulejos, they are a major part of Portuguese architecture and culture, often depicting narrative scenes. #Portugal

Walking by Lisbon’s Amazing Buildings The Azulejo art in Portugal is a Moorish influence imported from Seville by King Manuel I. By Shing Lin Yoong, The Culture Map

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