Lisbon is one of the main European cities located at 38°42′ north and 9°5′ west. Situated in the west of Portugal, Lisbon is set up at the point where River Tagus meets the Atlantic Ocean. With narrow streets and boundary line, Lisbon houses municipality cities like Amadora, Loures, Barreiro and Odivelas. Its geographical location gives it a Subtropical-Mediterranean climate.
Lisbon has a rich history that can be best understood with a visit to the city’s museums. The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum is one of them that showcases exhibits spanning over 4,000 years. Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga houses the country’s largest collection of 15th and 16th century paintings. Museu do Oriente and Museu de Marinha are some other museums that bring Lisbon’s great history back to life.
Once the grandest of churches in Lisbon, this is among the city's more poignant historical sites. Occupying its main body is a captivating archaeological museum housing a miscellany of mosaics, statuary and sarcophagi. The Roman tomb and a pair of South American mummies are the greatest attractions of this site.
An archaeological site in Rua dos Correeiros, this is one of the greatest cultural assets in Lisbon. Visitors can walk on the subterranean tracks built over the excavations. Set over the ruins is an interesting archaeological museum exhibiting various remarkable collections of ceramics, rings, coins, and other artefacts.
Situated in Lisbon's Alfama district, this is a historic site that exemplifies the presence of Romans in the city. Combining the remains of an ancient theater with a museum, the Roman Theatre Museum acts a cultural space for the promotion of the ruins.
This is among the most remarkable historical sites in Lisbon. Access to this site is allowed each year in the month of September for one weekend. Visitors from around the world queue up to catch a glimpse of this charming tourist destination.
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