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Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara

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"The São Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint is one of the largest and most iconic observation points in Lisbon. It is right next to the top of the Glória elevator and offers a special panorama of the city. Here you can see the entire Avenida da Liberdade, Restauradores and Baixa, as well as the hill of Castelo de São Jorge, with its imposing walls and its photogenic green crown of umbrella pines. You can also see in full detail the viewpoint of Igreja da Graça, with its imposing church. This viewpoint has the particularity of being part of a beautiful and well-kept garden, where you can drink a refreshment on the kiosk terrace. You will also find an original tiled map to identify some of the iconic places you can see. This is, without a doubt, one of the city's unmissable spots."
"Another iconic Quiosque, located in the between Principe Real & Chiado. Whether you are wondering around Lisbon's streets and just want a sit down or you want somewhere with a drink and breathtaking view, this is the Quiosque for you. Insiders Tips : On a summers evening bring a pack of cards, backgammon or even a book and some crisps (my favourite are the Lay's Camponesa's or Ruffles Ketchup crisps)and order a drink of choice and watch the day turn to night. "
"I accidentally stumbled upon this beautiful park that has a perfect panoramic view of the city. It is amazing spot to watch the sunset & the have quite a few food & drink kiosks so I was able to enjoy some delicious sangria with the view "
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Complete guide with attractions and venues where to eat/drink, get those very special souvenirs from (bespoke & local brands and markets) and catch a beautiful sight…or just your breath after walking up and down the hills of this marvellous city. Lisbon is all about art, colors, architecture and GOOD vibes! 🇵🇹💚 💡General tip: combine Lisbon with visits/stays in Sintra and Porto. Highlights: 🚋 Trams - The Lisbon tramway network is a system of trams in operation since 1873; it presently comprises six lines and has a length of 31 km with 63 trams in operation (45 historic "Remodelados", 8 historic "Ligeiros" and 10 modern articulated trams). Tram 28 is famous because happens to go past many of the city's most significant landmarks in districts like Alfama, Baixa and Estrela. Because the route also uses some heritage-style tram carriages, it has become a popular tourist attraction in the city. 💠 Azulejos - is a form of Spanish and Portuguese painted tin-glazed ceramic tilework. Azulejos happen to be one of the most distinctive art forms in Portugal and are found on the interior and exterior of churches, palaces, ordinary houses, schools, and nowadays, restaurants, bars and even railways or subway stations. 🧼 Soaps - Oprah Winfrey said they're one of her favorite things, so the world is now also a fan of Portuguese soaps. But they're not recent products. They've been made since the 1800s and are 100% natural. They've maintained beautiful Art Deco and Art Nouveau packagings from the 1920s, and have become one of the favorite gifts to take from Portugal. 🥮 Pastel de nata - is a Portuguese egg custard tart pastry, optionally dusted with cinnamon - looks like a cross between a custard tart and a cake; created by monks in the Jerónimos Monastery, a major tourist attraction today and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 🍲You also have to try these traditional dishes: Bifana, Sardines, Caracoletas & Prego na Pao, Alheira de Mirandela, Queijadas. 🧉Ginja - also known as ginjinha. This sour cherry liqueur is a tourist favorite but has sweetened locals’ palates for a long time too. There are establishments in Lisbon entirely dedicated to selling this sweet beverage made with Morello cherries, a variety of spices, and plenty of sugar. Nowadays, ginja is also served in edible chocolate cups. While you may choose among white chocolate, milk chocolate and dark chocolate, dark chocolate does indeed pair beautifully with the super sweet, almost syrupy drink.
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