Roman Lisbon

Roman Wall

The Roman wall known as "Cerca Moura", the wall that, in 1147, defended the Muslim city of the Christian crusaders headed by D. Afonso Henriques, was, after all, built by the Romans....

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Roman Lisbon

São Jorge Castle

The current name derives from the devotion of the castle to Saint George, patron saint of knights and crusaders, made by order of D. John I in the fourteenth century. Over time the castle, as well as the various military structures of Lisbon, was being...

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Roman Theatre

The ruins of the Roman theatre are situated on the southern slopes of St. George's Castle, The theatre was built in the 1st century, at the time of the Roman emperor Augustus. It was rebuilt in the time of Emperor Nero, and during the reign...

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Archaeological Center of Rua dos Correeiros

Near the Arch of Augusta Street, occupying almost a whole Pombaline quarter of downtown Lisbon. Between 1991 and 1995, a pavement drilling uncovered archaeological structures of civilizations that, over time, inhabited Lisbon. Because of its unique characteristics - 2,500 years of the history of Lisbon...

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