Explore the hidden corners of Lisbon
Portugal’s capital city is rich in history with delicious details ever-present for those who look in the right places.
[↑] After nearly 85 per cent of the city was destroyed during an earthquake in 1755, the city was rebuilt following the Pombaline style of architecture, which is designed to withstand earthquakes.
[↑] Lisbon is the second oldest capital city in the world and its historic centre has been built on seven hills. This means that the buildings are stacked almost on top of each other, each street higher than the next.
[↑] The Santa Catarina viewpoint offers stunning vistas over the rooftops of Lisbon. This is where the locals gather in the evenings to meet and listen to live music.
Text and photos Jussi Ratilainen