JARDIM DA ESTRELA | Parks

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If you have some spare time to just relax and escape from the city (without leaving it), be sure to visit and Xperience Jardim da Estrela (Star Garden), built back in 1852.

Just next to Basílica da Estrela (one of the most important Lisbon churches), at Lapa’s neighborhood, this park offers its visitors 4,6 hectares of trees, lakes, tracks, promenades, so you can either walk and run, take a cup of coffee, or just lay down on the grass listening to your favorite chill out music.

In the summer months there are lots of activities like, outdoor cinema and jazz music concerts.

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MONTE AGUDO | Viewspots

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Not everyone knows about this one. Hidden inside a forest park, this quite spot offers a real urban escape with a magnificent view over the city of Lisbon. Also, you can Xperience it while having a drink or a cup of coffee with friends, seating in its terrace promenade. The perfect place to date the city!

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PHARMACIA | Restaurants

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Inside the same building as the National Association of Pharmacies, Pharmacia restaurant opened in May 2011. Given the location, it is intended to recreate the imaginary and a former pharmacy environment. The restaurant privileges the Portuguese cuisine and has a great variety of what Portuguese like to call “Petiscos” (several small plates of different foods).

It has spirit of conviviality and informality, same as if we were at a friend’s house, sharing platters and conversations. 

The space also includes a cocktail bar, designed from Portuguese drinks like Port Wine, Moscatel, Medronho or Brandymel, which is the specialty of the Chef. 

OPEN: Every day except Mondays, from 1:00 pm until 1:00 am

RESERVATIONS: Advised – 213462146

AVERAGE PRICE: 30,00€

RESTAURANT TYPE: Portuguese 

WHERE:  Rua Marechal Saldanha, 1 – See it on Google Maps

 

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