Islamic Heritage of Al Andalus: Lisbon
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Islamic Heritage of Al Andalus: Lisbon

Before 1147 Lisbon was an important Moorish trading port with strong ties to North African heartland. After crusade Christianity was introduced in Portugal until today.


Lisbon Sight Seeing

Central Mosque

The main mosque of the Portuguese Islamic community was inaugurated in 1985 to serve the Muslim community of the Portuguese capital.

Address: Rua Mesquita 2, 1070-238 Lisboa, Portugal


Lisbon Cathedral

The exterior of the grand church from the 12th century resembles more a fortification than a religious centre, with massive solid walls and two imposing clock towers. It was built on top of a ruined mosque and symbolically confirmed the catholic conquest of Portugal.

Address: Largo da Sé, 1100-585 Lisboa, Portugal


Comercio Square

The most important squeare of Lisbon, was for decades the open gate to Europe of maritim commerce coming from the Atlantic Ocean.

Address: Av. Infante Dom Henrique 1, 1100-016 Lisboa, Portugal

Rossio Square
This place is one of Lisbon people meeting point to hang out. It is a very lively area to experimient the vibe of the city.

Address: Praça Dom Pedro IV, 1100-201, Lisboa.


Jeronimos Monastery
Is one of the most popular tourist sight of Lisbon, protected as World Heritage by UNESCO for its great ornamentation. It took almost a century to finish the construction. Inagurated by the spanish ruler Felipe II in 1604. Situated in the Belem district of western Lisbon on the banks of the River Tagus and overlooking the docks of Belem. Today the waters edge is 300m further south than it was 500 years ago, leaving space for the beautiful Praça do Imperio gardens.  This grand religious building was historically associated with the early sailors as explorers, as it was from here where Vasco De Gama departed to the Far East.

Visiting Time 10:00-17:00 Oct.-April and 10:00-17:00  May-Sept. (Closed Mondays)

Address: Praça do Império 1400-206 Lisboa, Portugal


Belem Tower

A fortified tower located  in the Belem district of Lisbon nearby Jeronimos Monastery on the banks of the River Tagus. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the significant role it played in the Portuguese maritime discoveries since it was built in the 16th century.  Is a good example of the Portuguese  style called Manueline

Address: Av. Brasília, 1400-038 Lisboa, Portugal


Monument to the Discoveries

A 52 meters tower on the river shore where ships departed to explore and trade with the rest of the world. Built in 1939 as a temporary beacon during the Portuguese World Fair .The Padrão dos Descobrimentos represented a romanticized idealization of the Portuguese explorations during the 15th and 16th centuries.

Address:  Av. Brasília, 1400-038 Lisboa, Portugal

Saint George Castle 
The Castelo de Sao Jorge stands above Lisbon, providing fantastic views of the Baixa district and the Tagus River. It was the center of power for Portugal for over 400 years.

Visiting Times: open every day from 09:00 to 21:00 (peak season) and 09:00 to 18:00 (low season).

Address:  Rua Santa Cruz do Castelo, 1100-129 Lisboa, Portugal


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Halal Restaurants in Lisbon

There are many halal places in Lisbon. 


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