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Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Portuguese: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian ) is a Portuguese private foundation of public utility whose statutory aims are in the fields of arts, charity, education, and science. Created by a clause in the will of Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian, a Portugal-based petrol magnate of Armenian origin, the foundation's statutes were approved in 1956.

Lisbon Oceanarium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Lisbon Oceanarium has a large collection of marine species - penguins, seagulls and other birds; sea otters (mammals); sharks, rays, chimaeras, seahorses and other bony fish; crustaceans; starfish, sea urchins and other echinoderms; sea anemones, corals and other cnidaria; octopuses, cuttlefish, sea snails and other mollusks; amphibians; jellyfish; marine plants and terrestrial plants and other marine organisms totaling about 16,000 individuals of 450 species.

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian (Calouste Gulbenkian Museum) is a museum in Lisbon, Portugal, containing a collection of ancient, and some modern art. The museum was founded according to Calouste Gulbenkian's last will, in order to accommodate and display Gulbenkian's art collection belonging now to the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

Miradouro da Senhora do Monte - Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

O miradouro desenvolve-se em frente da Capela de Nossa Senhora do Monte. A partir dele pode observar-se, para sul, o mar da Palha, o Castelo de São Jorge, parte da Baixa de Lisboa e o estuário do rio Tejo, para poente, do Bairro Alto até ao Parque Florestal de Monsanto e, para norte, o vale da Avenida Almirante Reis.

Aquário Vasco da Gama

O Aquário Vasco da Gama localiza-se no Dafundo, freguesia de Cruz Quebrada - Dafundo, município de Oeiras, distrito de Lisboa, em Portugal. Trata-se de um aquário público. O seu projeto foi concebido no contexto das comemorações do "IV centenário da partida de Vasco da Gama, para a descoberta do Caminho Marítimo para a Índia", com o apoio de Carlos I de Portugal, pioneiro da Oceanografia no país.

Chiado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

It is a traditional shopping area that mixes old and modern commercial establishments, mostly located at the Carmo and Garrett streets. The most well-known café of Chiado is " A Brasileira", famous for having had poet Fernando Pessoa among its customers, and today it is very popular among tourists.

Igreja de São Roque

The Igreja de São Roque (Church of Saint Roch) in Lisbon was the earliest Jesuit church in the Portuguese world, and one of the first Jesuit churches anywhere. It served as the Society's home church in Portugal for over 200 years, before the Jesuits were expelled from that country.

Rua Augusta Arch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Rua Augusta Arch is a stone, triumphal arch-like, historical building and visitor attraction in Lisbon, Portugal, on Commerce Square, built to commemorate the city's reconstruction after the 1755 earthquake. It has six columns (some 11 m high) and is adorned with statues of various historical figures.

Vasco da Gama Bridge

The Vasco da Gama Bridge ( Portuguese: Ponte Vasco da Gama; pronounced: [ˈpõt(ɨ) ˈvaʃku dɐ ˈɡɐmɐ]) is a cable-stayed bridge flanked by viaducts and rangeviews that spans the Tagus River in Parque das Nações in Lisbon, capital of Portugal.

Alfama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alfama ( Portuguese pronunciation: ) is the oldest district of Lisbon, spreading on the slope between the São Jorge Castle and the Tejo river.

Santo Antônio de Lisboa (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Santo Antônio de Lisboa or Santo António de Lisboa (English: Saint Anthony of Lisbon) may refer to:

Lisbon Zoo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lisbon Zoo (Jardim Zoologico de Lisboa) is a zoological garden in Lisbon, Portugal. It was founded in 1884. It was the product of the efforts of Dr. Van Der Laan, owner of the largest aviary in Portugal, with the support of Bento de Sousa, Sousa Martins, and May Figueira.

Bairro Alto

Bairro Alto Upper District District (Bairro ) Official name: Bairro Alto de São Roque Country Portugal Region Lisbon Subregion Greater Lisbon District Lisbon Municipality Lisbon Architects Multiple Styles Medieval, Manueline, Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque, Rococo, Pombaline, Modernism Materials Limestone, Sand, Tile, Reinforced concrete, Wood, Ceramic tile, Iron, Azulejo Settlement 1487 Owner Public: Portuguese Republic, Câmara Municipal de Lisboa; Private: Owners, Groups, Catholic Church, Misericórdias Easiest access Calçada do Combro, Rua do Loreto, Rua da Misericórdia, Rua de São Pedro de Alcântara, Rua de O Século and Rua D.

Pavilhão do Conhecimento

O Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Ciência Viva localiza-se na margem esquerda do rio Tejo, no Parque das Nações, em Lisboa, Portugal. Constitui-se em um museu interactivo de Ciência e Tecnologia que tem como objectivo torná-las mais acessíveis para todos, estimulando a exploração do mundo físico e a experimentação.

Belém Tower

Belém Tower (Portuguese: Torre de Belém, pronounced: [ˈtoʁ(ɨ) dɨ bɨˈlɐ̃ȷ̃]) or the Tower of St Vincent is a fortified tower located in the civil parish of Santa Maria de Belém in the municipality of Lisbon, Portugal.

Christ the Redeemer (statue)

Christ the Redeemer ( Portuguese: Cristo Redentor, standard Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈkɾistu ʁedẽˈtoʁ] , local dialect: [ˈkɾiʃtu ɦedẽjˈtoɦ]) is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and was considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world from 1931 until 2010 when it was topped by the Christ the King statue in Poland.

Parque das Nações (Lisbon)

Parque das Nações ( Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpaɾk(ɨ) dɐʃ nɐˈsõȷ̃ʃ]; English: Park of the Nations) is since 2012, with the Administrative Reform of Lisbon, the most recent parish of the city. A leisure, commercial, and residential area since the 1998 World Exposition it covers an extensive area in northeastern Lisbon next to the Tagus estuary, formerly used for mainly industrial purposes.

Estádio da Luz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Estádio da Luz ( Portuguese pronunciation: [(ɨ)ˈʃtaðju ðɐ ˈluʃ], Stadium of Light), officially named Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, is a multi-purpose stadium located in Lisbon, Portugal. It is used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of S.L. Benfica. It is also called A Catedral ( The Cathedral) by Benfica supporters.

Praça do Comércio

The Praça do Comércio ( Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpɾasɐ du kuˈmɛɾsiu]; English: Commerce Square) is located in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. Situated near the Tagus river, the square is still commonly known as Terreiro do Paço ([tɨˈʁejɾu du ˈpasu]; English: Palace Square), because it was the location of the Paços da Ribeira (Royal Ribeira Palace) until it was destroyed by the great 1755 Lisbon Earthquake.