Lisbon - Touristic Guide


Lisbon  Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with 564.657 inhabitants,while the urban area has more of 3 millions of abitant, equal to about a third one of the whole Portuguese population.
 The capital of the Portugal is one of the capitals more charming of Europe.
 Lisbon is situated river Tagus. The two banks of the river Tagus are connected from two large bridges, the Bridge 25 April inaugurated in 1966 and the Bridge Vasco da Gama, inaugurated in 1998 in occasion of the universal exhibition Expo '98. In that occasion they have celebrated the 500 years of the discovery of the maritime passage for the Indian aside of the navigator Vasco from Gama.

 Lisbon possesses numerous public and private university, libraries and museums, between which the National Museum of Ancient Art, the Museum Calouste Gulbenkian and one splendid Oceanarium. Lisbon

Not to neglect the Planetarium Calouste Gulbenkian, situated in the within of the Naval Museum, to little steps from the famous Monasterio dos Geronimos, in the Belem town.
 Characteristic of Lisbon is music of the Fado, than it can be still listened from the alive one in the old city. And for the nocturnal life, not one can not drink beer in one of the many bars of frequently the high Bairro. The fado it is a kind of typically portuguesse popular music. Technically it comes executed from a composed musical formation from the voice that converses with the guitar portuguesse accompanies from viola gives to you fado, a guitar of Spanish type that produces to the harmonies and the bottoms. Sometimes to the formation it comes added the low Portuguesse, to shape of Spanish guitar, and sometimes also a second portuguese guitar.