The largest city in Portugal and one of the oldest cities in the world, Lisbon is a diverse global city home to a population of about 3,000,000 within the metropolitan area. It is the westernmost European capital city, and one of the only along the Atlantic coast. The Lisbon region is the wealthiest in Portugal. It is the host of many international conferences, a corporate center of Europe, and a political powerhouse. Lisbon is an architectural dreamscape filled with many different neighborhoods to explore.
Photo of Lisbon from Bairro Alto courtesy of Lisbon.net.