Cristo Rei

Type: Attractions, Great Views, Religious Sites, Romantic, Sightseeing

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Lisbon is a stunningly beautiful city, set as it is on seven hills overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It's a destination that inspires the imagination and captivates the soul. It also exudes a...  Read More


  • Romantic Things to Do: "Obvious perhaps, but choose a day to visit the monument when the weather is fine, and preferably in the afternoon when the light falling on the city is from the west."
  • Sightseeing: "Visiting mid-afternoon means the sun is falling on the city from the west - better light for photographs."
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Cristo Rei affords the most impressive and romantic panorama from any monument found anywhere in Lisbon.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: The view back across the river towards the city is absolutely stunning. The perspective also takes in the Lisbon coast and the south bank.


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