• ‘An uplifting experience': readers' favourite places in Lisbon

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    Hidden bars, architectural gems and brilliant restaurants and museums are among our tipsters' highlights of this gleaming city After a morning's sightseeing in the historic centre, my favourite place in Lisbon is an uplifting experience: the Santa Justa elevator links downtown Lisbon to the Chiado district up the hill. I simply love the beautiful wrought iron of this 100-year-old neo-Gothic tower, created by Raul Mesnier de Pondard, a student of Gustave Eiffel. At the top you can enjoy the fabulous 360-degree views over the Baixa, before relaxing on the terrace with a cool drink and...
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