Old Lisbon

Old Lisbon: Martinho da Arcada

The Café Restaurant “Martinho da Arcada”, located in Terreiro do Paço, in Lisbon, began as a liquor store of The Arch of Terreiro do Paço, called “Café da Neve” that opened in 1778. In 1782 it was known as the pub “Arcade of Anselmo&#8221…
Old Lisbon

Old Lisbon: Airport

Now that the pandemic since to be slowing down in Lisbon, it’s time to visit a place that went from having around two million people to zero in a mater of days: the airport. Lisbon Airport is officially named Aeroporto Humberto Delgado. Humberto Delgado was an anti…
Old Lisbon

Old Lisbon: Avenida da Liberdade

Last week on Old Lisbon we discovered an old Parque Eduardo VII, a beautiful garden, right in the middle of Lisbon. This Friday we don’t travel far. Just a few minutes away from the garden, right after the Marques statue there’s Avenida da Liberdade. This is…
Old Lisbon

Old Lisbon: Parque Eduardo VII

Friday it’s throwback time here at TravelToLisbon.app. Today we travel to one of the must famous gardens in Lisbon: Parque Eduardo VII. The park was named after Edward VII, when the king visited Portugal in 1902, in an effort to strengthen the relations between the two…
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Old Lisbon: Torre de Belém

Every week we at TraveltoLisbon will dive deep into the city archives to show you old Lisbon. How the city used to be, how the people used to be and much more! This week we travel to Torre de Belém. Torre de Belém (Belém Tower) officialy named Torre de São Vicente…
Old Lisbon

Old Lisbon: Aqueduto das Águas Livres

Every week we at TraveltoLisbon will dive deep into the city archives to show you old Lisbon. How the city used to be, how the people used to be and much more! This week we travel to Aqueduto das Águas Livres. Lisbon’s Aqueduct is an historic landmark. Built in the…
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Old Lisbon: Rossio

Every week we at TraveltoLisbon will dive deep into the city archives to show you old Lisbon. How the city used to be, how the people used to be and much more! This week we travel to Rossio. Rossio’s real name is King Pedro IV Square. It is located in the Pombaline…