39 Photogenic Reasons to Visit Lisbon

The capital city of Lisbon holds a surprise around every cobbled corner. The quaint alleyways, funiculars, mosaics adorning every home are a photographer’s delight. An amateur photographer, like myself, would find it effortless to visit Lisbon and capture the city in all it’s splendour as I did last weekend, in both the sun and rain. I miss it already.

Everyone should have the chance to visit Lisbon as only in Portugal’s most diverse and multicultural city would you find…

39 Photogenic Reasons to Visit Lisbon!

Vespas parked on every street

Vespa in Lisbon

These beautiful front doors

Door in Lisbon

Door in Lisbon

Door in Lisbon

Door in Lisbon

Door in Lisbon

And the colour coordinated neighbours

Doors in Lisbon

The rustic orange roofs

Lisbon roofs

Old worldly street lamps

Street lamps in Lisbon

An elevator from the 1920s connecting street levels

Elevator in Lisbon

Many, many tiles… everywhere

Tiles in Lisbon

Tiles in Lisbon

Tiles in Lisbon

Literally, everywhere you look

Tiles in Lisbon

The jaw dropping scale and detail of this Monastery

Lisbon Monastery

Lisbon Monastery

Lisbon Monastery

And the contrasting design of the churches

Church in Lisbon

Lisbon church

Lisbon Cathedral

The fruit trees that reside on ordinary streets like this orange tree

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The cute little fishes at the Aquarium

Lisbon Aquarium

Lisbon Aquarium

Lisbon Aquarium

And of course the famous street art that juxtaposes against the centuries old buildings

Lisbon street art

Lisbon street art

And the funiculars that are covered in street art

Lisbon funiculars

Lisbon funiculars

The architecture is jaw-droppingly gorgeous

Lisbon

Visit Lisbon

Lisbon

Lisbon

Lisbon

This hipster living room in an ordinary restaurant

Noobai restaurant

And this striking monument

Placa de commercio

Or this sunset across the river

Lisbon sunset

Not forgetting the well-preserved castle that stands out across the city

Lisbon Castle

Lisbon Castle

I mean, where else could you experience such a view?

Lisbon skyline

If you want to know more about the churches I visited, where we found the street art and everything else about my long weekend in Lisbon, I’ll be writing a concise and detailed guide to be publish before the month is out. Stay Tuned!

Do you agree that Lisbon is breathtaking? Have you ever been to Lisbon?

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Rebecca

I'm the human and hair behind Almost Ginger. I'm a cinephile travel obsessive vegetarian currently residing in Manchester.

4 thoughts on “39 Photogenic Reasons to Visit Lisbon

    • May 16, 2016 at 1:16 pm
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      Thank you so much! Lisbon is really so pretty, literally around every corner, and possibly one of the cheapest cities in western Europe! X

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  • May 22, 2016 at 7:18 pm
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    Those tiles! Oh my gosh, I am in LOVE! I’m finding myself drawn more and more to colourful cities, so I think Lisbon needs to be visited ASAP! x

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    • May 22, 2016 at 7:22 pm
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      Oh Emily they are EVERYWHERE, all the colour all over the place, it’s BEAUTIFUL X

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