Evora, a small town situated on the eastern side of Lisboa, is a well-worthy side trip from Lisboa. In fact, it is a must stopover for us on our journey back to Spain. The main draw of Evora town is the Chapel of Bone which resides in the Church of San Francisco.
Aljustrel is a laid back town just 10 mins drive from the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima. Here, the original homes of Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco, the three children who witnessed the apparition of the Virgin Mary, had remained mostly intact.
Any trip to Portugal is not complete without paying a visit to Fatima, the city that houses the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima. The shrine is a must visit for any Catholic on a Marian pilgrimage. For non-Catholic, visit to this iconic church is definitely worth while.
Lisboa, the capital of Portugal, is divided into two districts, Baixa and Belem. While Belem houses a UNESCO monument and the icon of Portugal; Baixa is the commercial centre and therefore the heart of the city. It is also where the major shopping malls are located.
Lisboa, the capital of Portugal, is divided into two districts, Baixa and Belem. Of the two, Baixa is considered the “real” heart and soul of Portugal. Nevertheless, Belem is the district where one can find a UNESCO monument and the icons of Portugal.