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Electricity

  • Lisbon has a voltage of 220/380 at a frequency of 50 Hertz and its sockets follow the European standards (consider having a picture)

Time Zone

  • Lisbon's time zone is the Greenwich Meridean Time (GMT), which means that it is:
  • One hour earlier than countries such as Spain, France, Germany, Netherlands and Italy.
  • Two hour earlier than countries such as Greece, .Ukraine and Belarus.
  • Three hours later than Brazil.
  • Three hours later than United States East Coast.

Working Hours

  • Buses: Every day - 24 hours.
  • Underground: Every day 6.30 a.m. - 1 a.m.
  • Banks: Mon-Fri. 8.30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Shopping Centres: Every day 10 a.m. - 12 midnight
  • Shops: Mon -Fri. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Embassies: Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Post Offices: Mon. - Fri. 8.30 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.
  • Pharmacies: Weekdays 9 am – 7 pm (some pharmacies are opened 24 hours)
  • Meal times: Lunch: 12 am (midday)- 3 pm; Dinner: 8 pm - 11 pm

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