The parliament of Lisbon is located in the noble Lapas district. The district for diplomats and politicans has great city palaces, many embassies, and … the parliament.
The official name of Portugals parliament is “Assembleia da Republica” or “Palacio de Sao Bento”. The rear of the building is the headquater of the premier minister.
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Visitors of the impressive building always underline the neo-classical character of the columns on the main entrance. Assembleia da Republica was built on the ruins of a benedictine church.