The Lisbon Oceanarium is an oceanarium in Lisbon, Portugal. It is located in the Park of Nations, which was the exhibition grounds for the Expo 98. It is the largest indoor aquarium in Europe. Conceptual design, architecture and exhibition design Oceanarium of Lisbon was led by Peter Chermayeff of Peter Chermayeff LLC while at Cambridge Seven Associates. It is said to resemble an aircraft carrier, and is built on the pier in an inland sea.
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian (Calouste Gulbenkian Museum) is a museum in Lisbon, Portugal, which contains a collection of old, and a bit of modern art. The museum was founded according to the last will of Calouste Gulbenkian in order to accommodate and display Gulbenkian's art collection now belongs to the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian
The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is a Portuguese private foundation of public utility whose statutory aims are in the fields of arts, charity, education and science. Created by a clause in Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian's will, an oil tycoon based in Portugal, of Armenian origin, the foundation's statutes were approved in 1956. The headquarters is located in Lisbon. The place was opened in 1969, which is the headquarters and the museum, and were designed by Ruy Athouguia, Pedro Cid and Alberto Pessoa.
Viewpoint of Senhora do Monte
Senhora do Monte Viewpoint is in the parish of St. Vincent, formerly the village of Graça, in Lisbon. The viewpoint is developed in front of the Chapel of Our Lady of Mount. From it can be seen to the south, the sea of straw, the Castelo de São Jorge, part of downtown Lisbon and the Tagus River estuary, to the west, the Bairro Alto to the Parque Florestal de Monsanto and due north the valley of Avenida Almirante Reis.
Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara
Viewpoint of St. Peter of Alcantara is a garden with a panoramic view over the city of Castelo de São Jorge and central Lisbon. A map made of branded tiles all different buildings, and lower geometric garden contains busts of heroes and gods of Greek and Roman mythology, such as Minerva and Ulysses.
Church of Sao Roque
The São Roque Church (Church of Saint Roch) in Lisbon was the oldest Jesuit church of the Portuguese world, and one of the first Jesuit churches anywhere. He served as a church house Society in Portugal for more than 200 years before the Jesuits were expelled from the country. After the 1755 earthquake, the church and its auxiliary residence were given to the Santa Casa da Misericordia de Lisboa (the Lisbon Charity House) to replace their church and thirst that had been destroyed.
Cascais Old Town
Cascais is a coastal town in Cascais Municipality in Portugal, 30 kilometers (19 miles) west of Lisbon, with about 35,000 inhabitants. It is a cosmopolitan suburb of the Portuguese capital and one of the richest municipalities in Portugal. The former fishing village gained fame as a resort for the royal family of Portugal in the late 19th century and early 20th century Today, it is a popular vacation spot for both Portuguese and foreign tourists. It is located on the Estoril Coast.
Chiado is the name of a square and its surrounding area, in Lisbon, Portugal. The Chiado is located between the districts of Bairro Alto and Baixa. It is a traditional shopping area that mixes ancient and modern commercial establishments, mostly located in the Carmo and Garrett Streets. The Chiado the best known coffee is "A Brasileira", famous for having had poet Fernando Pessoa among its customers, and is now very popular with tourists.
Aquarius Vasco da Gama
The Vasco da Gama Aquarium is a scientific and educational institution, which opened its doors to the public in 1898, during the 4th Centenary of the Discovery of the Sea Route to India by renowned navigator Vasco da Gama.
Belem Tower or Tower of St Vincent is a fortified tower located in the parish of Santa Maria de Belém in the municipality of Lisbon, Portugal. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site (along with the Jeronimos Monastery near) because of the important role it played in the Portuguese maritime discoveries of the age of the Age of Discovery. The tower was commissioned by King John II to be part of a defense system at the mouth of the Tagus River and a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon.