‘Lisbon’s African Roots’

This item appears on page 46 of the April 2018 issue.

The walking tour “Lisbon’s African Roots” focuses on Portugal’s history of exploitation of Africa and on the influence Africans have had on the culture and heritage of Lisbon. It includes visits to former slave markets and places of spiritual significance and ends at an African restaurant (meal included).

The 3-hour tour is led, in English, by Naky, a native of Togo and an African history enthusiast. It can be booked at www.foodiebookings.com/tour/lisbon-tours-lisbon-african-roots for €35 (near $43).