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Manueline Lisbon: The city that longed for the world

The Museum and the City

11 May 202218h – 19h

3 € (grants access to the whole venue)

+ 12 years old

Tickets available at Blueticket.pt

During the reign of King Manuel I, Lisbon was prepared to become the capital not only of Portugal, but of an immense maritime empire. In a period of around 25 years, the city was changed forever, with some of these changes still very visible today in Lisbon's urban fabric.

This period is invoked in room 8 of the Museum of Lisbon through the display of pieces that played a key role in the creation of this "global city" under King Manuel I, fulfilling his desire for a capital for his empire.

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© José Avelar/Museu de Lisboa

The Museum and the city