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Os Passadiços do Mondego desenvolvem-se nas margens do rio Mondego, no concelho da Guarda, ao longo de um percurso de 12 quilómetros. O trajeto começa na aldeia de Videmonte e termina na Barragem do Caldeirão.
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Avenida 24 de Julho - Mercado da Ribeira
O novo Mercado da Ribeira, revitalizado pela Time Out Lisboa, é um dos espaços mais in e animados na famosa Avenida 24 de julho. Nos seus cerca de 30 espaços de restauração estão representados os melhores espaços e chefs. Combinando o mercado tradicional com uma vertente mais gastronómica, cultural e de lazer, é já ponto de paragem obrigatório na cidade.
Rua de São Pedro de Alcântara
Located in the Garden of São Pedro de Alcântara, it has magnificent views of the city, namely of the Saint George's Castle Walls, downtown, the "mouraria", Alfama and the Church of penha de França. There is a tile map that helps in understanding the views.
Raised at the time of the Exposição do Mundo Português, the pompous Padrão, designed by Leopoldo de Almeida, it is set on a wind rose and its caravel shaped drawing is creative. Inside the monument, a lift goes up to the sixth floor, where you find the access to a terrace from which you have a great view over the river and Belém. The attics lodge temporary exhibitions.
Bairro Alto - Cais do Sodré
On top of the Elevador da Glória (a Lift), there are the garden and terrace of São Pedro de Alcântara and, going up Dom Pedro V Street, you get to the Príncipe Real Palace. Under the Garden there is the Patriarcal reservoir, from 1864. Further on, are the História Natural and Ciência Museum, as well as the Botanic garden. At the Academia das Ciências Street you will find the Academy and geologic Museum. Following the São Bento Street, you will find the Assembleia da República, installed at the São Bento Palace. Carry on by Dom Carlos I Avenue and the …
Rua do Ouro
This is one of the most eccentric edifications at the downtown. The Santa Justa Lift allows you to get to the Bairro Alto when you are downtown (32 meters eight). On top of the tower, where you may also get by climbing a spiral staircase, there is an open air café. The views are splendid.
Praça do Comércio
Located at the downtown, the Praça do Comércio or Terreiro do Paço is an open, pedestrian space, with cafés and out of doors sale. The Arco do Triunfo, the equestrian statue of Dom José and the beautiful entrance in Lisbon, right in front of the river are worthy of notice.
Largo da Graça
Miradouro inserted on the Hill of Santo André, close to Castle Hill, where the view over Lisbon can be enjoyed in the shade of pines. Located next to the Church of Nossa Senhora da Graça, also has a nice terrace.
Rua da Santa Cruz do Castelo
A privileged place to view the city of Lisbon. The views are amazing from wherever one stands on the walls and one may even use the periscope, located in the Tower of Ulysses, so as to view things in more detail. It is open from 10 am to 4.30 pm.
Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo
The São Jorge Castle was the cradle of Lisbon. 111 meters above the Tagus water level, the castle and the walls suffered several adaptations along the centuries. The present look is of one medieval construction, where there are still the ruins of the royal palace. It is a nice place to take a walk in the gardens or in the narrow streets inside the castle walls.