9 of the best viewpoints in Lisbon, Portugal

Miradouro do Castelo de São Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal

If you have visited Lisbon, then you know that Lisbon is a city of hills located on the Tagus River (Rio Tejo). Lisbon is a city of seven hills to be exact, known in Portuguese as “cidade das sete colinas.” The Romans called Lisbon Olissipo, due to its resemblance to Rome which also has seven hills. Located at the top of these hills, which are the highest points in the city, are miradouros or viewpoints. These unique viewpoints are a …

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13 of the best viewpoints in Paris, France you should not miss

Paris, city of love, is a beautiful and large city. One of the best ways to get an overview of the city is by visiting one of its many lovely viewpoints. From these viewpoints, you will be rewarded with bird’s eye views and panoramic vistas of some of the many world famous monuments and landmarks of Paris from towers, to parks, to buildings. This is a list of some of the best spots to view Paris, some well known, others …

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