Lisbon, Portugal: Distinctive Architecture - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite

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Fuel your Portugal travel dreams with this clip from Rick Steves' Europe! Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Qe5T3Jxhem0 In 1755, a devastating earthquake reduced Lisbon to rubble. The city's downtown was eventually rebuilt in a symmetrical grid plan, with broad boulevards and inviting squares — a style known as "Pombaline," named for the prime minister who oversaw the reconstruction. More info about travel to Portugal: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/portugal

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Rick Steves, America's most respected authority on European travel, writes European travel guidebooks, and hosts travel shows on public television and public radio.
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