(GERMANY OUT) Blick ?ber den Parque do Eduardo VII. auf die Stadt- 2001 (Photo by Schlemmer/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

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Parque Eduardo VII

Marquês de Pombal & Around

An urban oasis with British roots, Parque Eduardo VII is named after his highness Edward VII, who visited Lisbon in 1903. The sloping parterre affords sweeping views over the whizzing traffic of Praça Marquês de Pombal to the river.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Marquês de Pombal & Around attractions

1. Estufas

0.23 MILES

Tucked away in a pocket of Parque Eduardo VII, this trio of glasshouses nurtures tree ferns and camellias in the estufa fría (cool greenhouse), coffee and…

2. Jardim Amália Rodrigues

0.27 MILES

This tiny pocket of pond-dotted greenery, named after the famous fadista (fado singer), is home to Fernando Botero's voluptuous bronze sculpture…

4. Praça das Amoreiras

0.44 MILES

One of the best places to see the Águas Livres aqueduct is in the leafy Praça das Amoreiras.

5. Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida

0.45 MILES

Housed in a stunning early-19th-century mansion, this little-known museum presents António Medeiros e Almeida's exquisite fine- and decorative-arts…

6. Casa Museu Dr Anastácio Gonçalves

0.46 MILES

This architecturally intriguing and rambling house/museum (built in 1905) contains a small but fascinating collection of 19th-century paintings by…

7. Mãe d’Água

0.46 MILES

The king laid the Aqueduto das Águas Livres’ final stone at Mãe d’Água, the city’s massive 5500-cu-metre main reservoir. Completed in 1834, the reservoir…