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Estacao do Oriente, Lisbon
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Boasting an intricate glass roof design intended to replicate trees, Estacao do Oriente serves both as an architectural oddity and the city's busiest transportation hub. The brainchild of Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, the station acts as a nexus for rail, subway, and bus lines around the urban area. Catch transportation here to get around town or to other parts of the country. Wander the eight platforms and many interior areas featuring a host of shops and cafes, or make your way over to the attached shopping center. Admire the twisting support structures and intricate features of the building, culminating at the top in the series of geometric patterns and arches. Use our Lisbon vacation builder to arrange your visit to Estacao do Oriente and other attractions in Lisbon.
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  • This station is located in the Parque das Nações. The trendy area of the city of Lisbon, in the light of subway services, bus and trains leaving for Portugal and other European countries.
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  • Distinctive architecture, very large and well-organized station. Next to the Parque das Nações and Vasco da Gama Shopping Center.
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  • Pretty, though, with some maintenance issues, with traces of infiltration at various points. Anyway, great for getting around the various regions of Portugal, both as bus and metro train.
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