Centro Interpretativo da História do Bacalhau

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Lisbon: Entry Ticket for the History of Cod Visitor Center

1. Lisbon: Entry Ticket for the History of Cod Visitor Center

Learn more about how the cod is central to Portuguese culture with your entry ticket to the History of Cod Visitor Center. Located in Lisbon’s historical city center on the waterfront, it’s conveniently located near many of Lisbon’s top attractions. Discover how the cod fish became a defining symbol of the food, culture and history of Portugal, and how fishermen would travel to the ends of the Earth to fish them. Follow the various sections of the exhibition to find out the history of cod fishing — particularly of Portuguese sailors who traveled as far as Greenland and Newfoundland to get it. Learn of how the myth of the ‘faithful friend’ at table came about, and examine the future of cod, its consumption, how it is fished, plus new ways in which it can be cooked. A definite for foodies interested in Portuguese cuisine, and lovers of Portuguese culture.

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