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Streetwise Lisbon Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Lisbon, Portugal - Folding pocket size travel map with integrated surface tram & metro stations
This map covers the following areas:
Main Lisbon Map 1:8,000
Belem Inset Map 1:8,000
Central Lisbon North Map 1:8,000
Lisbon Area Map 1:46,000
Lisbon Regional Map 1:340,000
Portugal Map 1:3,000,000
Lisbon, benefiting from an influx of funding from the EU, has reemerged on the world stage as a destination for those seeking the cultural experience of Southern Europe. While it still has a patina of wear and retains an air of shabby chic, renovation and new development are mixing the past with the present to create an alluring juxtaposition of hip boutique hotels in old medieval quarters.
The magnificent Praa do Commercial by the river Tejo is the center of the city and reflects the atmosphere of this historic maritime center. Heading east, youll walk through the Alfama with its Moorish past, and up the rising hillside to the dominating presence of the castle of St. George. The pastel houses of the Bairro Alto line up like sunwashed Easter eggs. There's a terrific panoramic view from the park on Rua de San Pedro that shouldn't be missed. Additional must see visits are to the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, with one of the best art collections in Europe, and to Blem to see the Cultural Centre, and the Mosteiro dos Jernimos, the monastery commemorating Portugals seagoing superiority.
Take the metro D line or a taxi up to the Parque das Naoes, home of Expo 98 and now a splendid outdoor vista with shops, restaurants and one of the most stunning Aquariums on earth, the Oceanarium.
The STREETWISE Lisbon map, including the Lisbon Area map, pulls all of these sites plus hotels, and metro stations together to help you navigate and enjoy your visit to Lisbon. The Lisbon Region map will guide you on day trips west of the city along the beautiful Costa Estoril to Cascais, Estoril and Sintra. And finally, a map of Portugal facilitates further exploration of the beautiful countryside.
Our pocket size map of Lisbon is laminated for durability and accordion folding for effortless use. The STREETWISE Lisbon map is one of many detailed and easy-to-read city street maps designed and published by STREETWISE. Buy your STREETWISE Lisbon map today and you too can navigate Lisbon, Portugal like a native. For a larger selection of our detailed travel maps simply type STREETWISE MAPS into the Amazon search bar.