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  • Instituto Nacional de Estatística

    The Instituto Nacional de Estatística is the National Statistical Institute of Portugal. Its headquarters is located in Lisbon. It also calls itself Statistics Portugal in English. The first census in Portugal was carried out in 1864 ...

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  • Santa Apolónia Station

    Santa Apolónia is the oldest railway terminus in Lisbon, Portugal. It is situated in the city's central part on the bank of the Tagus river in the historical district of Alfama. It was opened on 1 May 1865. From 1891 to 1957 all the passenger services which had terminus on Santa Apolónia had moved ...

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  • Portuguese Football Federation

    The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) (FPF;) is the governing body of football in Portugal. It organises the Second and Third Division, the Cup of Portugal, the Portuguese SuperCup, youth levels, women's football, beach soccer, futsal, and also the men's and the women's national football teams ...

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  • Bairro Alto

    Bairro Alto (; literally, Upper District) is a central district of the city of Lisbon, the Portuguese capital. Unlike many of the civil parishes of Lisbon, this region can be commonly explained as a loose association of neighbourhoods, with no formal local political authority but social and ...

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  • Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição Velha

    The Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição is a church in the civil parish of Madalena, in the municipality of Lisbon. The Church of Conceição dos Freires, or Conceição Velha, (known as the Church of the Misericórdia) was not included in the original plans to reconstruct the Lisbon riverfront, even ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Avenida da Liberdade (Lisbon)

    Avenida da Liberdade (Liberty Avenue) is an important avenue in central Lisbon, in Portugal. It is a 90 metre-wide boulevard, 1100 m long, with ten lanes divided by pedestrian pavements decorated with gardens. It links Restauradores Square with the Marquis of Pombal Square ...

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  • Rossio Square

    Rossio Square is the popular name of the Pedro IV Square in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal. It is located in the Pombaline Downtown of Lisbon and has been one of its main squares since the Middle Ages. It has been the setting of popular revolts and celebrations, bullfights and executions, and is ...

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  • Bemposta Palace

    The Bemposta Palace , also known as the Paço da Rainha (Residence of the Queen), is a neoclassical palace originally ordered built by the Dowager-Queen Catherine of Braganza after returning to Lisbon, in the area of Bemposta, now the civil parish of Pena ...

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  • Lisbon Cathedral

    The Patriarchal Cathedral of St. Mary Major (or ') is a Roman Catholic parish church located in Lisbon, Portugal. The oldest church in the city is the see of the Archdiocese of Lisbon. Since the beginning of the construction of the cathedral, in the year 1147, the building has been modified several ...

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  • Santa Justa Lift

    The Santa Justa Lift , also called Carmo Lift , is an elevator/lift in civil parish of Santa Justa, in the historical city of Lisbon, situated at the end of Rua de Santa Justa. It connects the lower streets of the Baixa with the higher Largo do Carmo (Carmo Square ...

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  • Rossio Railway Station

    The Rossio Railway Station is a railway station in Lisbon, Portugal, located in the Rossio square. The station was formerly known as Estação Central (Central Station) and that designation still appears in its façade. ...

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  • Praça do Comércio

    The Praça do Comércio (; 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 (; English: Palace Square), because it was the location of the Paços da Ribeira (Royal Ribeira Palace) until it was ...

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  • Castle of São Jorge

    The Castle of São Jorge is a Moorish castle occupying a commanding hilltop overlooking the historic centre of the Portuguese city of Lisbon and Tagus River. The strongly fortified citadel dates from medieval period of Portuguese history, and is one of the main tourist sites of Lisbon. ...

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  • Energias de Portugal

    EDP Energias de Portugal (formerly Electricidade de Portugal) ranks among Europe's major electricity operators, as well as being one of Portugal's largest business groups. ...

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  • Diário de Notícias

    Diário de Notícias is a Portuguese daily newspaper, founded in Lisbon, on December 29, 1864 by Tomás Quintino Antunes and Eduardo Coelho. It gradually became one of the best known Portuguese newspapers. Nowadays, Diário de Notícias, along with Jornal de Notícias, is owned by Controlinveste ...

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  • Café A Brasileira

    The Café A Brasileira (The Brazilian Cafe) is one of the oldest and most famous cafés in the old quarter of Lisbon, in the civil parish of Sacramento. Located at 120 Rua Garrett, at one end of the Largo do Chiado (Chiado Square), in the district of the same name, near the Baixa-Chiado metro stop and ...

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  • Marquess of Pombal Square

    The Marquess of Pombal Square is an important roundabout in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is located between the Avenida da Liberdade (Liberty Avenue) and the Eduardo VII Park. The square is the radiating point for various important avenues: Liberdade, Duque de Loulé and Fontes Pereira de Melo, ...

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  • Carmo Convent (Lisbon)

    The Carmo Convent is a historical building in Lisbon, Portugal. The mediaeval convent was ruined in the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake, and the ruins of its Gothic church (the Carmo Church or Igreja do Carmo) are the main trace of the great earthquake still visible in the city ...

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  • Monastery of São Vicente de Fora

    The Church or Monastery of São Vicente de Fora; meaning "Monastery of St. Vincent Outside the Walls" is a 17th century church and monastery in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is one of the most important monasteries and mannerist buildings in the country ...

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  • Praça da Figueira

    The Praça da Figueira is a large square in the centre of Lisbon, in Portugal. It is part of the Baixa Pombalina, the area of the city reurbanised after the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake. In the 16th century the square did not exist, and most of its area was occupied by the Hospital Real de Todos os Santos ...

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  • Eduardo VII Park

    The Eduardo VII Park is a public park in Lisbon, Portugal. The park occupies an area of 26 hectares to the north of the Avenida da Liberdade and the Marquess of Pombal Square, in the centre of the city. Its name pays homage to Edward VII of the United Kingdom who visited Portugal in 1902 to ...

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  • Church of Santa Engrácia

    The Church of Santa Engrácia is a 17th century monument of the city of Lisbon, in Portugal. In the 20th century the church has been converted into the National Pantheon (Panteão Nacional), in which important Portuguese personalities are buried ...

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  • São Bento Palace

    The Palácio de São Bento , "Saint Benedict's Palace", is the home of the Assembly of the Republic, the Portuguese parliament. It is located in Lisbon. Close to Bairro Alto, the Palace of São Bento was formerly known as the seat of the National Assembly (Assembleia Nacional) during the Estado Novo ...

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  • Portugal Telecom

    Portugal Telecom (PT) is the largest telecommunications service provider in Portugal. Although it operates mainly in Portugal and Brazil, it has also a significant presence in Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Timor-Leste, Angola, Kenya, the People's Republic of China, and São Tomé and Príncipe ...

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  • Restauradores Square

    Restauradores Square is a public square in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is located at the southeast end of Avenida da Liberdade, near Rossio square. ...

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  • Hospital Real de Todos os Santos

    The Hospital Real de Todos os Santos (All Saints Royal Hospital) was a major hospital in Lisbon, Portugal. The hospital was built between 1492 and 1504 and was destroyed in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, along with most of the city. ...

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  • Controlinveste

    Controlinveste is a Portuguese media holding company founded by Portuguese sports mogul Joaquim Oliveira. Controlinveste was founded in 2005 after the amalgamation of Lusomundo Media and Olivedesportos. In October 2012, Controlinveste sold to Angolan invesment group Newshold all of its newspapers, ...

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  • National Theatre D. Maria II

    The National Theatre D. Maria II is a theatre in Lisbon, Portugal. The historical theatre is one of the most prestigious Portuguese venues and is located in the Rossio square, in the centre of the city. The theatre was built on the north side of Rossio square on the site of the old Estaus Palace, ...

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  • Lisbon Synagogue

    The Lisbon Synagogue, called Shaaré Tikvah (Gates of Hope) is a historical synagogue in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal. There have been Jews in Lisbon at least since the Middle Ages, but the community suffered a major blow in 1497, when an edict by King Manuel I ordered Jews either to convert to ...

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  • Banco Espírito Santo

    Banco Espírito Santo is a private Portuguese bank, based in Lisbon. It is currently the largest listed Portuguese bank, with a stock market capitalisation of 3,200 million Euros on 31 May 2011; it is the sixth largest on the PSI-20 index ...

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  • Casa dos Bicos

    The Casa dos Bicos (Portuguese for House of the Spikes) is a historical house in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal. The house, built in the early 16th century in the Alfama neighbourhood, has a curious façade of Renaissance and Manueline influence ...

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  • Instituto Camões

    The Instituto Camões (Camões Institute) is an institution created in 1992 for the world-wide promotion of the Portuguese language and culture. The Instituto Camões has administrative and patrimonial autonomy, that, under the supervision of the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, assures the ...

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  • Santo António Church

    The Santo António Church is located in Lisbon, Portugal. It is dedicated to Saint Anthony of Lisbon, best known around the Christian world as Saint Anthony of Padua. According to tradition, the church was built on the site where the saint was born, in 1195 ...

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  • Elevador da Glória

    The Glória Funicular is a funicular that links Baixa (Restauradores Square) with Bairro Alto (Jardim / Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara), in Lisbon, Portugal. It is operated by Carris. The Glória Funicular was opened to the public on October 24, 1885 ...

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  • Instituto Superior Autónomo de Estudos Politécnicos

    Instituto Superior Autónomo de Estudos Politécnicos (IPA) is a private polytechnic institution, located in Lisbon, that offers practical, interdisciplinary and collaborative learning experience in the fields of arts, technology and innovation ...

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  • National Industrial Property Institute (Portugal)

    The National Industrial Property Institute or the Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property, in Portuguese Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial, known also by its acronym INPI, is the Portuguese office which deals with the protection of trademarks, patents, utility models and industrial ...

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  • Rua Augusta Arch

    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 ...

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  • Elevador da Bica

    The Bica Funicular (or Ascensor da Bica) is a funicular in Lisbon, Portugal, that forms the connection between the Calçada do Combro/Rua do Loreto and the Rua de S. Paulo. It is operated by Carris. The Bica funicular was opened on 28 June, 1892 ...

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  • Palace of the Counts of Azambuja

    The Palace of the Counts of Azambuja (Portuguese: Palácio dos Condes da Azambuja) is a Portuguese palace located in Lisbon, Portugal. ...

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  • Coliseu dos Recreios

    Coliseu dos Recreios, or Coliseu de Lisboa (Lisbon Coliseum), is a concert hall in Lisbon, Portugal. It is situated in the Rua das Portas de Santo Antão in Pombaline Lower Town. The venue was opened on 14 August 1890, and a major refurbishment was completed in February 1994 ...

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  • Lima Mayer Palace

    Lima Mayer Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Lima Mayer) is a Portuguese palace located in Lisbon, Portugal. ...

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