Yellow building of Lisbon in Portugal

Recently I spent four days in the picturesque city of Lisbon, taking in the great weather, scenery and culture whilst taking millions of photos.

In the four days I managed to visit most of the main attractions like the ruins of the Convento de Carmo, (a reminder of the powerful 1755 earthquake), medieval places like the Belem tower and the Jeronimos Monastery, the golden gate lookalike called the 25th of April bridge at night and the moorish Castelo de Sao Jorge, the large castle on a hilltop overlooking the city. 

But my favourite time was spent exploring the winding cobbled streets of Alfama (the old part of Lisbon) and the Chiado and Baixa districts (near the centre) and when it got too hot, strolling through the tree lined promenade of the Avenida de Liberdade (Liberty Avenue).

A line of tuk tuks parked along a street in Lisbon

Tourists buying some books at an outdoor book stall in Lisbon, Portual

Pasteis de Nata or Custard Tarts in english, in a Bakery window in Lisbon, Portugal

People sitting inside the Famous Cafe Brasilia in Lisbon, Portugal.

A beautiful pombaline style blue building and a blossom tree in Lisbon, Portugal

    The famous yellow Tram 28 ascending a steep street in Lisbon, Portugal

Tourists looking up at the Manualine gothic style Jeronimos Monastery in Belem, Lisbon, Portugal

Tourists queuing at the Belem Tower in Lisbon, Portugal

View of the rooftops of Alfama, the old district of Lisbon, Portugal

A night scene view over the rooftops of Alfama in Lisbon, with a full moon

Commerce square in the heart of Lisbon

The mosaic promenade of the mile long Liberty Avenue in Lisbon, Portugal

The ruins of the Convento do Carmo in Lisbon, Portugal

Bougainvilla and palm tree in Lisbon, Portugal

Thanks for having a look, some of these photos are available as prints and more on Redbubble.


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