“Come, ye philosophers, who cry, ‘All’s well,’ and contemplate this ruin of a world.” -Voltaire, 1756
One of the deadliest earthquakes in history struck Lisbon on All-Saint’s Day, November 1, 1755. The city was all but destroyed, and the ancient Carmo convent and church lay in ruins, its library of 5000 books destroyed.
|History of Lisbon Mural||2019||0.9km||site_ao|
|This Charming Candle Shop Has Been Open Since 1789||2019||0.4km||site_ao|
|Hospital de Bonecas||2016||0.3km||site_ao|
|Santa Justa Lift||2016||0.1km||site_ao|
|Conserveira de Lisboa||2018||0.6km||site_ao|
|The World’s Oldest Still Operational Bookstore||2017||0.2km||site_ao|
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