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Things to do in Graca

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  • World famous museum with collections of Oriental, European and Classical Art. Regular exhibitions

  • Set in a commanding position overlooking Portugal's capital, the Castelo de São Jorge dates back to Moorish times.

  • The statue of Cristo Rei (Christ the King) with his arms outstretched dominates the skyline of the far bank of the river from Lisbon.

  • Founded in 1884 the zoo now contains around 2,000 animals with more than 300 species are represented.

  • The Lisbon Oceanarium is one of the world’s largest aquariums and the largest indoor aquarium in Europe.

  • The Basílica da Estrela in Lisbon is a huge baroque/neoclassical church with a most impressive dome.

  • The Jardim Guerra Junqueiro as it is officially known is one of Lisbon's largest and best parks.

  • Imposing 17th century monastery overlooking Lisbon. Built in the Mannerist style the monastery's Pantheon contains the tombs of the House of Braganza.

  • The Church of Santa Engracia is one of Lisbon's finest religous buildings.

  • The ruined Convento do Carmo is situated in the Chiado district of Lisbon looking out over the city centre below.

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