Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in Europe. The explorations undertaken by the Portugese beginning in the 13th Century were epic in their distance and global reach, Brazil to Japan from Portugal.

Lisbon reflects this as both a, once, rich imperial power and a Capital city.


This is a railway station:


Between the marina and Belem is an area round the old palace that is full of beautiful derelict buildings like this:




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