The town of Gibraltar, the old Moorish castle, and the modern defenses, with the Mole, or Devil’s Tongue Battery.
We have in the annexed view, the appearance of Gibraltar, as seen when approached by land. The rock rises majestically above the water of the Bay
The most characteristic feature of the rock, or rather mountain of Gibraltar, may be seen to the greatest advantage from the eastern shore of the isthmus, which connects it with the mainland of Spain.
Opposite to Lisbon stands Almada, on the summit, and near the east end, of the high cliffs, which extend along the south bank of the Tagus, from thence to the sea.
The Largo do Pelourinho is so named from the small ornamental column which stands in its centre.
One of the most comprehensive views of the city of Lisbon may be obtained from the above-named eminence, within a short distance from the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Monte.
The monkish opinion is, that into this cavern the Apostle James retired during the interval between the Crucifixion and the Resurrection.
The ancient city of Lisbon from the Rua de San Miguel. Select views by Robert Batty.
The Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, also Mosteiro de Belém; Hieronymite Monastery, also colloquially known as Jerome Monastery,
The Torre de Belém in the Belém district at the mouth of the River Tejo is one of Lisbon’s most famous landmarks.