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Parque das Nacoes

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Address: Av. D Joao II, Lisbon, Portugal
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Place and time to breathe

One of the former EXPO-areas that still lives: with bars, restaurants, walking-zones, cablecar (nice views!) and a huge shopping centre. easily conntected to the city with the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Moehlin, Switzerland
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Moehlin, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the former EXPO-areas that still lives: with bars, restaurants, walking-zones, cablecar (nice views!) and a huge shopping centre. easily conntected to the city with the metro (red line).

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the Orient Railway Station and the shopping mall linked to it were built by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, known for his structures like fish skeletons (imagine being Jonas insde the whale...). A wonderful piece of modern architecture, including the whole area around and along the seaside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is the modern part of Lisbon. When you are there you seem to be in a different city. Its very pleasant to walk around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parque das Nações it's was the place at realize expo 98 in 1998 :) This place was remodeled and actually it's the best place in lisbon to walk, live, shopping and visiting..

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went up to the modern part of Lisbon on our hop on hop off tour bus - Lisbon sightseeing. it was really worth going. We spent the whole day there. The train station is amazing. So unusual and wonderful to look at. We then went across the bridge into the shopping centre across the road. The whole area of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is in the modern Lisbon, a place for everyone, tourists, shoppers. Places to relax or places to buy. You can also go and visit the Aquarium or the museum of science.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When arriving the Oriente Train Station we are provided with the contemporanean architecture of Lisbon, a place where so much was 'created' for Expo. Many things to visit there and wonderful to walk by.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is a bit out of the city centre, built on the old Expo site. It now consists of a combination of commercial, residential and tourist facilities. The design of the buildings are all modern but attractive. There is s lot of space for relaxation and shopping. In case you are tired of the old houses, the churches and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located near the Tagus river, it is a space with lots of things to do: Visit the Vasco da Gama Aquarium - One of the best in the world Visit the museum of science Visit the gardens - you can walk or rent a bicicle Take coffe or eat in resturants near the river and the gardens Shopping - You... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a quiet calming place head here. You come out of the metro into a busy train station/ mall. Head toward the ocean and take a leisurely stroll under the trees.great views. Beautiful architecture.

Thank Lynne H

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Parque das Nacoes
This neighborhood was built up at the end of the 1990s mostly because of the Expo '98. The pavilions and structures that once were the home of all the Expo's attractions and exhibits are still culturally and artistically significant. In Parque das Nações you'll explore conference and concert pavilions, a shopping center, trendy restaurants and an enjoyable cable car ride you can't miss out on. On top of this, the amazing Lisbon Oceanarium (one of the most spectacular things you'll ever see in the city) will take your breath away: its respect and will to preserve natural wildlife is uncanny. Easily accessible by metro, bus or taxi from the city center, Parque das Nações is highly recommended for anyone who'll spend more than 3 days in the Portuguese capital.
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