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Why Go?

Europe's "it" city, with a reborn Bairro Alto and a revitalized waterfront

Ancient neighborhoods full of character alongside cutting-edge design; walk the Alfama's winding medieval streets, then visit Santiago Calatrava's Gare do Oriente

New-wave cuisine (John Malkovich owns a restaurant here) and great inexpensive wine

What To Skip

New Casino de Lisboa in Expo 98 Parque das Nações. Stick to the Oceanarium

What For:

Arts + Culture, Family, Food + Wine, Nightlife, Romantic

When To Go:

April, May, June, July


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