The area underwent a tremendous transformation in the 1990s when it was chosen as the location for the Expo 98 World Exhibition. The Expo 98 transformed this north eastern zone of Lisbon into a visionary, ambitious and multidisciplinary project, reconverting an important part of the city by creating a new concept and a modern urban space.
One third of Parque das Nações area is green and benefits from unique infrastructures such as the Oceanário, the Pavilhão Atlântico, the Feira Internacional de Lisboa exhibition centre and the Casino de Lisboa.
Most visitors will arrive at the Parque das Nações via the Gare do Oriente station, one of the most stunning buildings of the development. The Gare do Oriente station dominates the view, serving as an element of urban order, majestic, and includes a bus terminal, car park, underground station, train station and shopping gallery.
The area of the Parque das Nações also provides the visitor with bars, restaurants and street cafés, the Vasco da Gama shopping centre as well as a varied range of services. It is an excellent area for walking and for enjoying quiet moments of true culture, leisure and entertainment.
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