Let’s go to the top of Christ the King?

    The statue of Christ the King is one of the most emblematic Monuments in the Lisbon area, situated on the south bank of the Tagus River (Almada), offers an extraordinary view of the city. This monument, 110 meters high, took 10 years to be built, was inaugurated on May 17, 1959, in the […]

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Lisbon: Nativity Scenes – Crèches de Noël – Presépios

  The Nativity Scene originated in Greccio, Italy (1223), where St. Francis of Assisi began this way of representing the birth of Jesus. In this representation everything was very simple, because the intention was to highlight the poverty, the simplicity and the humility that are the deepest signs of the event that is celebrated in […]

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Christmas Pastery in Portugal!

It is true that some dishes of Portuguese cuisine, such as cod fish, sardines and even the famouse “pastel de nata”, are already known all over the world. What many have not yet discovered is that Portuguese cuisine is one of the best in the world and, moreover, has a great diversity. Included in Portuguese […]

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Portuguese Christmas is with Bacalhau and Peru.

In Portugal, a country mostly Catholic, Christmas is lived with great intensity. At this time families come together and cod fish (Bacalhau), which can be made in many ways, is a compulsory dish in every house and the turkey (Perú) is also part of the menu. There are also many candies that are purposefully made […]

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Handmade Chocolate in Lisbon – Calçada do Cacau the new store.

Due to the great connections that Portugal has had with cocoa producing countries, both in Africa and in Brazil, chocolate confectionery has been present for many years in Portuguese culture. In recent years, with a more sophisticated design, they have opened several handmade chocolate shops in the center of the city. Recently, in one of […]

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Feira da Ladra – The oldest street market in Lisbon.

  The Feira da Ladra – Thief’s Fair originated in the 13th century, it is the oldest street market in the city of Lisbon. It got its name because a lot of stolen goods were sold here. Currently, handicrafts, collectibles (stamps, coins, books, records, etc.), antiques, second-hand clothes and utensils are sold. One visit to […]

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Portugal is the World’s Leading Destination and Lisbon is World’s Leading City Break Destination 2017.

    Portugal won today, in a ceremony held in Vietnam, organized by World Travel Wards, 6 prizes (tourism oscars), of which the “World’s Leading Destination 2017″ (Portugal) and the “Leading City Break Destination 2017” (Lisbon) deserve special mention. We are very happy and proud. Come visit us, you will love it! Portugal a gagné […]

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Ruins of the Carmo Convent.

  Built in 1389, on the hill opposite the Castle of St. George, the Carmo Convent was the most important monument of Gothic style in Lisbon. The great earthquake of 1755 destroyed it completely, which is why it is currently in ruins, which can be visited. In its interior is installed the Museum of Archeology. […]

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Sintra, Cascais and Belém in one day tour.

It is true that since we started this project (Be Up in Lisbon) we have already made several visits to Cascais, Sintra and Belém, but it is also true that many times, who will be a few days in Lisbon, asks us to visit all these areas in one day, something we have done quite […]

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