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Lisbon - The Forgotten Gem of Europe

Posted on November 22, 2021 by Keith Simmons
For most centuries, Lisbon, the administrative centre of Portugal, was thought to be one of the very most magnificent cities in Europe.Using its long history, Moorish influences, stunning location and vast riches from India and Brazil, it was a trading hub for more than 100 years.But a devastating earthquake in 1755, accompanied by fire and a tidal wave, reduced it to ruins and obscurity.Lately, however, Lisbon has begun to come back for some of its former glory...