Colorful, charismatic and irresistible Lisbon provides a unique sensation of modern and at the same time old. In Alfam, you will experience Lisbon as it once was. The architecture of this oldest part of the city tells incredible stories, and the oldest bookstore in the world, created in 1732, testifies to its beauty. Known for its yellow tram, fado music, good nightlife, great shopping, amazing restaurants with seafood specialties, good wine, olives and very tasty treats such as traditional "pastel nata". What is characteristic of Lisbon are the famous Portuguese tiles that adorn most of the walking zones and squares. White is the color of warriors, while black was the favorite color of the patron saint of Lisbon, São Vicente.
There is the Chiado district in the center of Lisbon. This part of the city is popular for its historic buildings, culture, museums and theaters, shopping and luxury restaurants. But it hasn't always been this way. In 1988, the Chiado district caught fire, followed by the construction and recovery of this part of Lisbon, and the fact that the most expensive real estate in Lisbon is located in the Chiado district tells us that the architect did a great job. The poet Antonio Ribeira lived in this part of the city, his nickname was "chiado", after who the most prestigious part of Lisbon is named today.
FC Benfica Stadium. When fans of the most popular sideline in the world – football – come to Lisbon, they are sure to visit the stadium of the Benfica football club. The stadium is named Estadio de Luz - Stadium of Light, but it is much better known in the world as Benfica Stadium. To the fans of the Benfica football club, this stadium is a football temple, so they call it the Cathedral, and the stadium takes its name from the church of Our Lady of Light. This stadium is one of the 25 largest stadiums in Europe, it can accommodate over 65.000 spectators. By UEFA category, Benfica Stadium is the highest category stadium. When some of the bigger and more important matches are played, such as when the Portuguese national football team plays, it is played at this stadium.
Basilica da Estrela is better known in Lisbon as the Royal Monastery. The construction of this monastery comes from Queen Mary as a fulfillment of vows and is one of the most beautiful architectural structures during her reign. The Basilica is the only first church in the whole world dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The basilica is distinctly white, it is one of the most beautiful if not the most beautiful buildings in Lisbon. Queen Mary was married to her uncle Peter of Braganza, and they married in 1760.
Lovers of the sea, oceans, all blue spaces and life under water do not bypass the Lisbon Oceanarium, where all kinds of marine life live. In 1998, a world exhibition called "Oceans, Heritage for the Future" was held in Lisbon, so this aquarium was opened for the needs of the exhibition and is still there today. Among the many attractions of the city, this is one of the most visited. Apart from being popular in Lisbon, it is highly valued not only in Europe but all over the world. During the year, Oceanarium records about a million visitors. It is architecturally very modern on the outside, and interesting and very instructive on the inside.
Our Lady of the Hill Viewpoint. You have never seen a view like this before. A special place with a magical view of Lisbon. If you want to soak up the whole of Lisbon, you can do so from the lookout point of the “Miradour de Senhora do Monte” viewpoint. You know, this is not just a place with a fantastic view of the capital of Portugal, but this is a place where all thoughts are extinguished and where only the present moment comes to life. In a way, it has a mystical silence, which is pleasant as you sit and watch in the distance. Quiet place with amazing panoramic views.