111 Places in Lisbon That You Shouldn't Miss (Paperback)

111 Places in Lisbon That You Shouldn't Miss By Kathleen Becker Cover Image

111 Places in Lisbon That You Shouldn't Miss (Paperback)

$19.90


Special Order—Subject to Availability
- The ultimate insider's guide to Lisbon - Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides - Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 300 titles and 1.8 million copies in print worldwide - Appeals to both the local market (more than 545,000 people call Lisbon home) and the tourist market (more than 3,5 million people visit Lisbon every year ) - Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs Lisbon, Lisboa... the Portuguese capital stands for colorful tiles and architectural contrasts, the most sunshine hours in Europe and a very special light, for stockfish tascas and caf's, for traditional shops next to postmodern shopping centers. Lisbon is in fact the oldest city in western Europe: even the ancient Phoenicians knew they would always find safe harbor here. Today the city is booming again like no other time since the days of the great voyages of discovery. Foreign investors are buying into it, facades are being surrounded by scaffolding. The goldmine of tourism has created a new international flair, brought jobs and attracted film teams, scrubbing away at the morbid charm of urban decay. Lisbon's lively cultural life now includes a young blossoming street art scene; it is a city with rather reserved, friendly people and an unflustered multicultural identity. With the help of this book, track down the Portuguese soul - and the famous saudade - The ultimate insider's guide to Lisbon - Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides - Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 300 titles and 1.8 million copies in print worldwide - Appeals to both the local market (more than 545,000 people call Lisbon home) and the tourist market (more than 3,5 million people visit Lisbon every year ) - Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs Lisbon, Lisboa... the Portuguese capital stands for colorful tiles and architectural contrasts, the most sunshine hours in Europe and a very special light, for stockfish tascas and caf's, for traditional shops next to postmodern shopping centers. Lisbon is in fact the oldest city in western Europe: even the ancient Phoenicians knew they would always find safe harbor here. Today the city is booming again like no other time since the days of the great voyages of discovery. Foreign investors are buying into it, facades are being surrounded by scaffolding. The goldmine of tourism has created a new international flair, brought jobs and attracted film teams, scrubbing away at the morbid charm of urban decay. Lisbon's lively cultural life now includes a young blossoming street art scene; it is a city with rather reserved, friendly people and an unflustered multicultural identity. With the help of this book, track down the Portuguese soul - and the famous saudade.
Product Details ISBN: 9783740803834
ISBN-10: 3740803835
Publisher: Emons Publishers
Publication Date: January 8th, 2019
Pages: 240
Language: English