The many sights of Lisbon


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August 1st 2007
Published: June 17th 2017
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Spent the day today travelling around Lisbon and checking out the tourist sights.


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01 Cannons01 Cannons
01 Cannons

Cannons inside Belem Tower.
02 Tower02 Tower
02 Tower

Belem Tower.
03 Bridge03 Bridge
03 Bridge

Looking out of the tower at the river.
04 Looking down04 Looking down
04 Looking down

Looking down from the top of the tower.
05 Belem Tower05 Belem Tower
05 Belem Tower

The tower.
06 Discoveries Monument06 Discoveries Monument
06 Discoveries Monument

At the top you can see people enjoying the view.
07 Close up07 Close up
07 Close up

Close up of the statues on the monument.
08 Jeronimos Monastery08 Jeronimos Monastery
08 Jeronimos Monastery

The outside of the monastery.
09 Entrance09 Entrance
09 Entrance

Entrance to the church of St Maria- part of the monastery.
10 Ceiling10 Ceiling
10 Ceiling

Rib vaulted ceiling and ornamental columns of St Maria.
12 Window12 Window
12 Window

A stained glass window inside the church.
13 Stairs13 Stairs
13 Stairs

The stairs that lead up to the top level of the church.
14 Window14 Window
14 Window

A window on the top level of the church.
15 Looking down15 Looking down
15 Looking down

Looking down into the church from the top level.
16 Cloisters16 Cloisters
16 Cloisters

The monasteries cloisters.
17 Cloisters17 Cloisters
17 Cloisters

Looking out at the dome.
18 Cloisters18 Cloisters
18 Cloisters

Another view of the cloisters.
19 Entrance19 Entrance
19 Entrance

Entrance to St George's Castle.
20 Down the street20 Down the street
20 Down the street

Looking down the street from St George's castle.
21 River21 River
21 River

View of the river from the castle.
22 St George?22 St George?
22 St George?

Im assuming that this is St George.


17th August 2010

Not St. George.It is D. Afonso Henriques, first king of Portugal, which conquered this castle from the Moorish (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Lisbon)

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