Discover the UNESCO Heritage Monuments in Lisbon
Portugal has impressive historical monuments that preserve incredible stories. Among these, we find a set of UNESCO Heritage Monuments in Lisbon, a truly beautiful city that is well worth visiting. Although the city keeps different testimonies, did you know that throughout the country we find 25 buildings that have this category? In Lisbon and its surroundings, we find 4 beautiful places. Do you want to discover them? Keep reading…
4 UNESCO Heritage Monuments in Lisbon and surroundings
Built by D. Manuel I in the 16th century following the Manueline style, it was the place that welcomed the Order of Saint Jerome. In 1983 it was declared a National Monument and a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Without a doubt, if you visit Lisbon, you cannot miss your visit, as it is listed as one of the most visited Portuguese monuments and one of the 7 wonders of Portugal.
It is a symbol in the city. Along with the Jerónimos Monastery, it is associated with the Portuguese discoveries, when it protected Lisbon under the influence of King João II. Its construction began in 1512 following the Manueline symbology, although it later underwent various reforms. A building full of history that explains the most important moments of the city. It was declared world heritage in 1983.
Although it is not one of the UNESCO Heritage Monuments in Lisbon, Sintra, which is very close, was classified by UNESCO as a cultural landscape in 1995. The town of Sintra and the northern slope of Serra de Sintra is one of the great historical and cultural riches of Portugal. It is the ideal option for a romantic walk, a few minutes from the capital of Lisbon. Sintra is described as mystical, magical, and unique, the environment is linked to the natural beauty of the imposing mountain range and the buildings and parks that fill it.
Royal Building of Mafra
In 2019, the Royal Building of Mafra was incorporated into the list of UNESCO Heritage Monuments. The Royal Building was built in the 18th century, by order of King D. João V, and at the time it represented a symbol of Baroque architecture. Next to the Palace, we find Cerco Garden, and the Tapada de Mafra known for its famous routes on foot or by bike, alongside the locals, you can find animals such as deers, and wild boars.
Where to stay if you want to visit the UNESCO Heritage Monuments in Lisbon
Hotel Residencial Florescente, located in the historic center of Lisbon, is ideal for those who want to be close to all shops, from cafes, pastry shops, restaurants, and local and traditional shops, among others. It has an excellent location to visit and discover all the corners of UNESCO Heritage Monuments in Lisbon.
Residencial Florescente offers you 64 rooms divided into different categories: standard, superior, deluxe double rooms and family rooms. The rooms are fully equipped with TV, free Wi-Fi, hairdryer, air conditioning, amenities, safe, a swimming pool open every day of the year with access to the terrace and bar, and private parking.
The reception is open 24 hours a day to respond to your needs day and night. Residencial Florescente is ideal for a relaxing stay, with quality service, in a destination full of cultural discoveries through the UNESCO Heritage Monuments in Lisbon. Book now!