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Lisbon High District
The Barrio Alto (in Portuguese: Bairro Alto), also known as Vila Nova dos Andrades, is a neighborhood that is located in Lisbon (Portugal), is elevated with respect to the Baixa Pombalina de Lisboa, and opposite the Barrio de la Alfama de Lisbon. Built more or less in octagonal plane at the end of the 16th century, it is one of the most picturesque neighborhoods in the city.
Formerly you could access this neighborhood from the Baixa Pombalina in elevators, among which the most famous is the Santa Justa elevator.
Since the 80s it is one of the best known areas of Lisbon nights, with countless bars, restaurants and even Portuguese music houses, where almost all the Portuguese distribution press bodies were located. In the last 20 years he acquired a life of his own and characteristic, where different generations are mixed in search of fun.
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St. George's Castle (Lisbon)
It is known as the castle of San Jorge (in Portuguese, Castelo de São Jorge) to the ruins of a castle on the hill of San Jorge in Lisbon. The human occupation of the castle hill dates from at least the 8th century BC, while the first fortifications built date from the 1st century BC. The castle stands in dominant position on the highest hill in the historic center, providing visitors with one of the most beautiful views over the city and the Tagus estuary, so the Portuguese government makes great efforts to preserve it.
The castle enclosure has approximately 6000 m². The building consists of several towers and checkpoints, a moat and two large courtyards.
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Santa Justa Elevator
The Elevador de Santa Justa, also called Elevador do Carmo, is an elevator that joins the Baixa Pombalina and Chiado neighborhoods in Lisbon, Portugal. It rises on the street of Santa Justa and links this central walk with the Praza do Carmo, next to the Archaeological Museum of Carmo.
This elevator was designed by Raoul Mesnier de Ponsard, who was also responsible, in this same city, for the construction of the Elevator do Lavra. The relationship of this engineer with the famous Gustave Eiffel is not proven. It is only known that the engineer Raoul Mesnier and the French architect Louis Reynaud applied in these elevators some of the techniques and materials already used in France.
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Doña María II National Theater
The National Theater Doña María II (National Theater Dona Maria II, in Portuguese) was named the daughter of Don Pedro IV. The historic theater is one of the most prestigious places in Portugal and is located in Rossio Square, in the center of the city of Lisbon
The theater was built on the north side of Rossio Square on the site of the former Palace of Estaús, built around 1450 as accommodation for foreign and noble dignitaries visiting Lisbon. In the 16th century, when the Inquisition was installed in Portugal, the Estaus Palace became its headquarters. The palace survived the Lisbon earthquake of 1755, but was destroyed by a fire in 1836.
Thanks to the intense efforts of the romantic poet and playwright Almeida Garrett, it was decided to replace the old palace in a modern theater, dedicated to Queen Maria II of Portugal. The building was built between 1842 and 1846 in a neoclassical style designed by the Italian architect Fortunato Lodi.
The building is the best representative of the neoclassical architecture of Palladian influence in Lisbon. The main feature of the facade is a hexástilo portico with six reused Ionic columns of the convent of San Francisco de Lisboa and an auction
triangular. The tympanum of the pediment is decorated with a sculptural relief that shows Apollo and the Muses.
The pediment is crowned by a statue of Renaissance playwright Gil Vicente (c. 1464-c. 1536), considered the founder of the Portuguese theater. Ironically, some of Gil Vicente's works had been censored by the Portuguese Inquisition in the 16th century.
The interior of the theater was decorated by many important 19th-century Portuguese artists, but much of this decoration was lost in a fire in 1964. The theater had to be completely renovated and reopened in 1978.
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The National Museum of Contemporary Art - Chiado Museum (in Portuguese, National Museum of Contemporary Art - Museu do Chiado) of is an art museum of Lisbon (Portugal), opened in 1911. With the fire of Chiado the works of art were Withdrawn preventively and a thorough remodeling was undertaken, in collaboration with the French government and a renovation project of the spaces of Jean-Michel Wilmotte, which was reopened on July 12, 1994. The main collection of the museum is 1850- 1950
The paintings and sculptures, exhibited in twelve rooms, each centered on a different theme, illustrate the development of Romanticism, until Modernism. The works are mostly Portuguese, sometimes with influences from other countries, as in the case of 19th-century landscapers, who had contacts with the French School of Barbizon. International works include Rodin's drawings and French sculpture from the late 19th century.
The Museum presents temporary exhibitions of new artists.
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Praça do Comércio
The Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square, better known as Terreiro do Paço), was the land where the Royal Palace of Lisbon settled for more than 200 years. It is one of the most important squares in Lisbon and, with a great view of the Tagus estuary, is the nerve center of the city.
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Pedro IV Square
The Pedro IV square (in Portuguese Praça de D. Pedro IV), better known by its former name Rossio, has been the nerve center of Lisbon for several centuries. There have been trials, shows, festivals, military parades and cars of faith during the Inquisition.
Currently, political meetings take place and its sober Pombaline-style buildings are occupied by souvenir shops, jewelry stores and coffee shops. In the center is the statue of D. Pedro IV, the first emperor of independent Brazil. At its base, the four female figures are allegories of justice, wisdom, strength and moderation, qualities attributed to D. Pedro.
In the mid-nineteenth century the square was covered by black and white mosaics forming drawings, as is typical in the Portuguese capital. It was one of the first designs of this type to decorate the pavement of the city. On the north face of the square is the Doña María II National Theater, which was named after the daughter of D. Pedro, D. María II.
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Praça dos Restauradores
Praça dos Restauradores (Plaza los restauradores) is a square in the city of Lisbon (Portugal). Commemorates the liberation of the country from Spanish rule in 1640.
Its most representative feature is the Restauradores Monument, an obelisk in the center of the square. The bronze and gold figures of the pedestal represent the Victory, with a palm and a crown, and the Freedom. The names and dates that are engraved on the sides of the obelisk are those of the battles of the Restoration War.
The monument project is authored by António Tomás da Fonseca, and the allegorical statues (Libertad y Victoria), by Simões de Almeida and Alberto Nunes.
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Santa Maria Maior de Lisboa or Sé de Lisboa is the cathedral of Lisbon and the oldest church in the city. Since the beginning of construction in 1147, the building has been modified several times and has survived several earthquakes. It is currently the result of a mixture of different architectural styles.
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São Cristóvão and São Lourenço
São Cristóvão e São Lourenço is a Portuguese freguesia belonging to the Lisbon council. It has an area of 0.08 km² and 1 612 inhabitants (2001). The population density amounts to 20 935.1 inhabitants / km².
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I know (Lisbon)
Sé is a Portuguese freguesia of the Lisbon council, with an area of 0.12 km² and a population of 1,160 inhabitants (2001). The population density amounts to 9 586.8 inhabitants / km².
Located in the oldest area of Lisbon, the Freguesía de Sé dates back to its parish creation to 1150. Created just after the conquest of Lisbon in 1147, Afonso Henriques ordered the destruction of an old mosque, on whose remains the parent church was built, which It was converted into a metropolitan cathedral by D. Jõao in 1393. Also called the church of Santa María la Mayor, the cathedral is the oldest and most venerable monument in the city, a symbol of Visigothic and Arabic architecture. Recently, vestiges of the mosque appeared, built between the 9th and 10th centuries. They were discovered in the cloister garden, dated to the time of D. Dinis.
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Graça is a Portuguese freguesia belonging to the Lisbon council with 0.34 km² of area and 6 960 inhabitants (2001). The population density amounts to 2 410.6 inhabitants / km².
This freguesia was formed after the Lisbon earthquake, with lands of the extinct freguesias of Santo André and Santa Marinh, acquiring their own identity in the 19th century.
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Martyrs is a Portuguese freguesia belonging to the Lisbon council, with 0.10 km² of area and 341 inhabitants (2001). The population density amounts to 3,552.1 inhabitants / km². Occupying about half of the Chiado area, the smallest freguesia in Lisbon is the one with the most cultural elements. It was in this place where the poet and writer Fernando Pessoa and Camilo Castelo Branco were born.