Artigos com o tag ‘Lisbon’

Parque das Nações of Lisbon, modern city

Parque das Nações of Lisbon, modern city

February 11, 2012

When someone thought about Lisbon few years ago, he could have an image of city attached to its past, small streets, hills and laundry hung between two buildings on the street. This image is always true, with emblematic areas of the city where history is still alive. But Lisbon is also a modern city, resolutely… [Read entry]

Hieronymites Monastery, Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, peak of the late gothic

Hieronymites Monastery, Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, peak of the late gothic

July 29, 2011

Lisbon, capital of Portugal, has experienced all kinds of influences, from the four corners of the world. When the country was trading all around the world in the 16th century, the city built magnificent monuments. Under King Manuel I, Portugal reached its peak in controlling global trade. The money flowed abundantly at this time, Europeans… [Read entry]