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There are few more immediately likeable European capitals than LISBON (Lisboa). A lively place, it remains in some ways curiously provincial, rooted as much in the 1920s as the 2000s. Wooden trams clank up outrageous gradients, past mosaic pavements, Art Nouveau cafés and the medieval quarter of Alfama, which hangs below the city's São Jorge castle. The city invested heavily for Expo 98 and the 2004 European Football Championships, reclaiming rundown docks and improving communication links, and today it combines an easy-going, human pace and scale, with a vibrant, cosmopolitan …
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Fado and Portuguease Guitar House

Opened in 1998, in an old bombing water station, the Museum presents over 12,000 pieces giving one an audio-visual insight of the music of old Lisbon. The place has an ...

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Restaurante Pap'Acorda

This restaurant offers up-to-date versions of classic Portuguese dishes, including, of course, acorda (various ingredients, usually including seafood ...