Parque das Nacoes, Lisbon

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A contemporary, multipurpose space, Parque das Nacoes was the site of Expo 98. Before 1998, when the area was home to the World Exposition, it was an industrial zone that was not used for recreational, residential, or commercial purposes. The parish was rejuvenated after the event and is still referred to as Expo by many locals. Today you can walk along the area's promenade past several fountains and the park's waterfall. Tour the Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the Vasco da Gama shopping mall, or go to a show at the Atlantic Pavilion concert hall. The parish is also home to a large marina that has a pier for cruises, pontoon for events, and places to watch birds. Make Parque das Nacoes part of your personalized Lisbon itinerary using our Lisbon travel route tool .
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  • If you've got enough of the crowds in Lisbon, just make a little excursion to the Parque das Nacoes: Exciting architecture around the metro station and then space and trees and easy going in the parc....  more »
  • The Parque das Nacoes in Lisbon brings back in the years when, in 1998, the Portuguese capital hosted the Expo. Everything has been recovered and exploited admirably so much to become a meeting place where people go maybe just to stroll or spend a different afternoon.
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