Places to see
Alfama, Avenida da Liberdade, Bairro Alto, Baixa, Bica’s Elevator, Chiado, Glória’s Elevator, Rossio, Port Wine Institute.
Monuments and Museums
Carmo’s Convent (Archaeology Museum), São Jorge Castle, Centro Cultural de Belém (an exibition, concert and conference centre), Jerónimos Monastery (Monastery in Belém), “Padrão dos Descobrimentos” (Monument to the Portuguese Age of Discovery), Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, National Museum of Ancient Art, Lisbon Cathedral, Belém Tower (a tower guarding the entrance into the Tagus River), São Roque Church.
Water sports (diving, sailing, surfing and windsurfing), golf, beaches (Costa da Caparica, Cascais and Estoril), tennis.
“Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato” (Clams in cilantro and garlic sauce), “Cozido à Portuguesa” (Traditional boiled meat and vegetable dish), “Feijoada à Portuguesa” (Portuguese bean casserole), “Pataniscas de Bacalhau” (traditional codfish fritters), “Pastéis de Belém” (a renowned local pastry).
Alcântara, Alfama, Avenida 24 de Julho, Bairro Alto, Docas, Theatres (São Carlos, São Luís and Trindade).