Lisbon is known for its fantastic old town, the beautiful buildings with beautiful colorful tiles and fantastic food. The city itself can certainly convince anyone who loves to travel for culture, good weather and delicious food. Lisbon (or Lisboa) is the capital of Portugal and has a population of over 500,000. It is worth a visit because it is a vibrant, lively, colorful, cultural and inexpensive city with over 3 million visitors a year. Visit the Alfama district and consider day trips to Porto, Coimbra and Sintra.