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Created from the personal collection of Calouste Gulbenkian, an Armenian who longed to see all his treasures displayed in a museum.
Created from the personal collection of Calouste Gulbenkian, an Armenian who longed to see all his treasures displayed in a museum. A nice assortment of Egyptian artifacts, along with paintings by masters such as Rembrandt, Manet, Monet, Renoir, and Cassat. The museum's gardens are worth a visit in and of themselves, as a little oasis in the middle of downtown Lisbon.
Avenida Berna 45 A, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 217 823 000
This museum is installed in the restored 18th-century former Royal Silk Factory
Multifunctional space dedicated to contemporary art, especially photography
Most of the metro system is a free art gallery
A zoo that is fairly pricey, but has a variety of exotic animals featuring sea-lions and dolphins
This is a historic aqueduct in the city of Lisbon, Portugal
A hidden gem
Trendy district with fancy shops
Built in 1779, it has a baroque era Nativity scene with over 500 figures
The oldest funicular of Lisbon was inaugurated on 19 April 1884 and on that day it worked for 16 consecutive hours, carrying more than 3,000 passengers free