Of all the things to see in Lisbon, the most famous and mythical is the Palacio de Pena. Although it's actually about 30 km from the capital, everyone who visits the city should see this beautiful UNESCO Heritage Site. Other top places to visit in Lisbon include the Belém Tower
, possibly the most iconic of all the attractions in Lisbon. In addition to being beautiful on the outside, the inside is equally spectacular and can be visited throughout the week.
Other things to do in Lisbon
include a tour of the Alfama district, a historic area of the city with narrow streets, hanging clothes, tiles, patios and coffee shops where you can enjoy a drink for under a euro. To get a bird's-eye-view of Lisbon, there's nothing like riding the Elevator of Santa Justa
. In addition to being an interesting construction designed by a disciple of Eiffel (which is why it's so similar to the Eiffel Tower), it's an ideal place for a panoramic of the city.
Other great stuff to do in Lisbon are the Jerónimos Monastery
, the Castle of San Jorge, the Monument to the Discovery of the New World, or the 25 of April Brige. As you can see, there's no shortage of great Lisbon activities and Lisbon attractions
. To get the low down on what to do in Lisbon
, have a look on minube and discover tips and recommendations from thousands of real travelers who've been there before.