5 Must-See Attractions In Lisbon, Portugal

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Portugal’s buzzing capital is filled with historical architecture, fascinating museums, and remarkable landscapes. Here are five attractions you can’t miss when on your vacation to Lisbon.

National Palace of Pena

The National Palace of Pena was owned by the eccentric King Ferdinand II. The palace is painted in an array of colors and makes for a romantic and magical day trip.

Castelo dos Mouros

The Castelo dos Muoros ruins are located in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Sintra. The ruins are great but the views of the town below are spectacular.

São Jorge Castle

São Jorge Castle dates back to 1000 AD. The castle is one of the top attractions in the city and the museum is a great place to learn about Lisbon’s fascinating history.

Sé Cathedral

Sé Cathedral is one of the most famous attractions in Lisbon. The building combines Gothic and medieval architecture and is a deeply impressive sight to behold.

Lisbon Oceanarium

The Lisbon aquarium is Europe’s largest. The attraction recreates the planet’s marine system and gives you the chance to get up close with puffins, penguins, jellyfish and sharks.