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Central Lisbon and the Tagus River, with the Castle of St. George on the hilltop.
Robert Frerck/Odyssey ... In this area, from the hill where Lisbon was first founded
, the Castle of St. George (Sao Jorge) watches over the city. The castle, like most
Tourism and commerce have tourism played a major part in Lisbon's
modernization, and revenues from tourism have helped offset usually negative
national trade balances. With the increase in population and the spread of hotels,
offices, and ...
The Muslims of North Africa took Lisbon when they overran the Iberian Peninsula
in the 8th century; they stayed for 433 years, despite incursions by the Normans
in 844 and by Alfonso VI of Castile and Leon in 1093. Under the Moors the city ...
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