ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

These archaeological ruins show evidence of the three significant periods in the history of Lisbon: (1) the first known settlements dating back to the 7th century B.C.; (2) the remnants of the Moorish era residential area, from the time of the castle’s construction in the mid-11th century; (3) the ruins of the last palatine residence in the former alcáçova, destroyed by the earthquake of 1755.

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