Lisbon - Travel | Monocle


Lisbon is one of Europe’s oldest cities but it’s far from staid. In fact there’s something decidedly unruly about it: massive murals coat tumbledown façades, azulejo-covered townhouses abut cutting-edge museums and those indefatigable yellow trams have the jerkiest of brakes. With its glistening river views and nearby sandy beaches, Lisbon is a laidback and liveable city. So take a stroll and soak it all in – with the help of a shot of ginjinha and a grilled sardine or two.


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