The city of Lisbon welcomes its visitors in a hospitable, friendly and welcoming way. Lisbon is a city that delights visitors.
With more than 20 centuries of history, the Portuguese capital is located on the Tagus River. With the sun almost always present, its unique beauty and architectural uniqueness are acclaimed across borders.
Rich in monuments, typical neighborhoods (Baixa Pombalina, Belém, Bairro Alto, Chiado, Bica, Alfama and Mouraria), riverside area, Fado houses, parks, gardens and viewpoints, Lisbon offers several possibilities to discover, visit and enjoy the vast natural heritage, historical and cultural of the city.
Monuments such as São Jorge’s Medieval Castle, Catedral Medieval Sé, Torre de Belém, Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, Panteão Nacional, Praça Terreiro do Paço and Baixa are some of Lisbon’s tourist attractions that fascinate thousands of visitors from all over the world.
The gastronomy of Lisbon is very influenced by its proximity to the sea. Thus, the typical Lisbon specialties are the codfish dishes, small fish from the vegetable garden, the sardine baked on bread (mainly at the feast of the Popular Saints that takes place during the month of June). The famous Bife à Café is also considered an “ex-líbris” food of the capital. The most famous sweet in Lisbon is the traditional Pastel de Nata, made in an old factory in the parish of Belém, better known as Pastel de Belém.
Lisbon is an unforgettable destination for all students who want to have a unique experience of university experience, hospitality, gastronomy, tradition, history, modernity, culture and leisure.