What to do in Lisbon if only have 24 hours?

For travelers who love European architecture, marble streets like Rua Augusta in the Portuguese capital are an ideal destination.

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Lisbon is Portugal's largest city and capital, recognized by the GaWC organization as a "global city" (this concept implies a recognition that the city has a tangible and direct influence on the global economy through the socio-economic, cultural and political means that other cities do not have).
Pavilhão Chinês bar is a destination you can try when visiting Lisbon.
Pavilhão Chinês bar is a destination you can try when visiting Lisbon. Photo: Lojas Com Historia.
Lisbon's specialty is culture. You can find many architectural works in the Romanesque, Gothic, Manueline, Baroque, both Modern post-modern style throughout the city. It has many museums and outstanding art collections, from around the world.

If there is only 24 hours to visit Lisbon, the first point you can reach is the Santa Justa elevator, located at the end of Rua de Santa Justa, which overlooks the city from above. It also has another name, Carmo elevator, designed by Raoul Mesnier du Ponsard, student of Gustave Eiffel (who designed the Eiffel Tower).
The red-roofed houses in the old town of Alfama are also an impressive spot for many to reach the Portuguese capital.
The red-roofed houses in the old town of Alfama are also an impressive spot for many to reach the Portuguese capital. Photo: Discover Walks.
For those who love to move, walking on Rua Augusta to Praca Because Comercio is not a bad idea. This Rua Augusta marble pathway is one of the main streets in the city center, with many famous designer shops and close-up cafes. At the end of the road is the name same archway. Through it, you will reach Praca do Comercio square.

Castle Sao Jorge is located on the hill of the same name, is one of the iconic buildings here. At the suggestion of the locals, the most beautiful scenes in east Lisbon are waiting for visitors to admire from the top of the castle. In addition, visitors can visit a small museum, bar and restaurant here for lunch before continuing to explore the city.

Alternatively, you can find Rua dos Sapateiros and visit Bacalhoeiro restaurant (near Rossio Plaza) for lunch with fish dishes.

Pasteis de Belem, milk pudding is a must-try dish. To enjoy, you need to go to the outskirts of Belem, which is only a 15-minute tram ride from Augusta archway. Besides, Lisbon is also known for other dishes such as steak, wine ...

What to do in Lisbon if only have 24 hours? What to do in Lisbon if only have 24 hours? Reviewed by Duy Khiêm on August 09, 2019 Rating: 5

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