Lisbon (Lisboa in Portuguese), the capital of Portugal, lies on the River Tejo. It's a beautiful town with an impressive concentration of monuments, historic sites and interesting buildings. It seems to be a combination of Paris and Barcelona, only better - with the flair of Paris, but without its pollution and chaos and with a waterfront like the one in Barcelona. There is a harbour, but the town is surprisingly clean. Lisbon has been settled since ancient times and became a city under the Roman Empire. In 1255 Lisbon became the capital of Portugal.

Rossio and around photo gallery  - 29 pictures of Rossio and around
Rossio train station photo gallery  - 5 pictures of Rossio train station
Bairro Alto photo gallery  - 28 pictures of Bairro Alto
Sao Jorge castle photo gallery  - 23 pictures of Sao Jorge castle
29 photos of the Rossio, a large square in central Lisbon
5 photos of the beautiful Rossio train station, with its beautiful Neo-Manueline facade
28 photos of Bairro Alto, a historic district of Lisbon to the west of the Rossio
23 photos of the Sao Jorge castle, the former residence of the Portuguese kings
Pedestrian area photo gallery  - 21 pictures of Pedestrian area
Alfama photo gallery  - 11 pictures of Alfama
Belem photo gallery  - 20 pictures of Belem
Along the Tagus river photo gallery  - 10 pictures of Along the Tagus river
Skylines and panoramic views photo gallery  - 13 pictures of Skylines and panoramic views
21 photos of the pedestrian area south of the Rossio square
11 photos of the historic district of Alfama, to the east of the Rossio
20 photos of Belem, from which Portuguese sailors set off for their voyages of discovery
10 photos of the waterfront area along the Tagus river near Belem
13 panoramic views and skylines of Lisbon
Miscellaneous photos photo gallery  - 4 pictures of Miscellaneous photos
More Lisbon images photo gallery  - 36 pictures of More Lisbon images
4 miscellaneous photos of Lisbon
36 photos of Lisboa, the capital of Portugal on the River Tejo
Gallery with all images
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