Lisbon is the capital and largest city of Portugal. It is main Europe’s most western capital city and the only one on the Atlantic coast. Lisbon is one of Europe’s major economic centres and has one of Europe’s largest container ports on the Atlantic coast. It also has the busiest airport in Portugal. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in Western Europe and the world. It has two Unesco World Heritage Sites: the Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery.
Worth a visit are the National Museum of Ancient Art, the National Azulejo Museum, the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, the National Museum of Costume and Fashion, the Berardo Collection Museum, the Electricity Museum, the National Coach Museum, the National Museum of Natural History and Science, the Museum of the Orient, the Lisbon City Museum, the Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, the Centro Cultural de Belém, the Teatro Nacional D. Maria II, the Gulbenkian Foundation, the Teatro Camões, the Eduardo VII Park, the Parque Florestal de Monsanto, the Cristo Rei statue, the Castelo de São Jorge, the Museu do Teatro Romano, the Ponte 25 de Abril, the Ponte Vasco da Gama, the Aqueduto das Aguas Livres, and the Statue to Afonso de Albuquerque.