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Lisbon Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods

Lisbon attractions: historical quarters and trendy squares



Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


1 Belem
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Rank: 3 About 133

Belem is situated by the river and heads towards the west from central part of Lisbon. It is seen on the way to Estoril and Cascais. There are a lot of things to see in Belem. One can also spend the whole day exploring...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Belem, Lisbona + Share


2 Alfama
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Rank: 4 About 133

Alfama is the oldest district of the city and is close to the Tagus. This neighborhood was also unscathed by many earthquakes. This neighborhood is a must see as it is considered one of the most cherished jewels in Portugal....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Calçada do Forte + Share


3 Praça do comercio
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Rank: 8 About 133

The Praça do comercio is situated near the Tagus River and is translated as 'Commerce Square' in English. This square is also known as Terreiro do Paco. It was the location of the Pacos da Riberia until it was...

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Address: Praça do Comércio + Share


4 Baixa
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Rank: 9 About 133

Baixa or downtown Lisbon is the heart of the city and is the significant shopping and banking district which stretches from the riverfront to the main avenue. The streets here are named as per the shopkeepers and craftsmen who traded...

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Address: Baixa, Lisbona + Share


5 Rua Augusta
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Rank: 14 About 133

Paved with one of the best examples of Calçada Portuguesa, is a spectacle even when viewed from above, from several viewpoints overlooking Baixa. Additionally to the delicious coffee and pastries, there are numerous shops and stalls of street vendors,...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Rua Augusta + Share


6 Praça do Marques de Pombal
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Rank: 15 About 133

The square is dedicated to the Marquis of Pombal, an important figure at the time of rebuilding the city after the earthquake of 1755. At the center of the square is a statue depicting Pombal 9 meters high with a lion in his hand and placed atop a...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Praça do Marques de Pombal,Lisbona + Share


7 Bairro Alto
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Rank: 16 About 133

Bairro Alto is an area of central Lisbon and functions as shopping, residential and entertainment district. At present, it is the heart of the youth and of the Portuguese capital’s nightlife in Lisbon. There are also a...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Bairro Alto + Share


8 Rossio Square
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Rank: 22 About 133

Rossio Square is also known as Pedro IV Square located in Lisbon, Portugal. It is one of the main squares since the middle Ages. It is famous for bullfights and executions and a...

Reviewed by: Darshadana
Address: Rossio + Share


9 Chiado
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Rank: 24 About 133

The name Chiado is referred to a famous square and it’s surrounding located in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is situated between the neighborhoods of Baixa Pombalina and...

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10 Miradouro Santa Catarina (Adamastor)
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Rank: 31 About 133

Picturesque neighborhood of pastel colors with restaurants and bars, known for its terrace overlooking the river. There is also a cozy cafe where locals go to enjoy the sunrise over the Tagus.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Praça Luís de Camões + Share


11 Avenida da Libertade
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Rank: 46 About 133

Full of luxury hotels and high-class shopping, this route connects the Praça dos Restauradores the Praça Marques de Pombal. It was the Marquis of Pombal after the earthquake of 1755, to place the first pedestrian path, even if access was barred by...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Avenida De Libertade, Lisbona + Share


12 praca dos restauratores
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Rank: 56 About 133

It rises as the center of nightlife and the town takes its name from the restoration of independence of Portugal against Spanish rule took place 60 years after December 1, 1640. To commemorate this event in 1886 there was also placed at the center of...

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13 Alcantara
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Rank: 66 About 133

Alcantara is a civil parish of the city and municipality of Lisbon. Its name has been derived from the Arabic word ‘al-Qantara which means a bridge. Earlier it...

Reviewed by: Punam
Address: Rua Maria Isabel Saint Léger + Share


14 Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara
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Rank: 71 About 133

Located at the top of the path of the Elevator of Glória, this terrace is close to one of the many entrances to Bairro Alto, where you can enjoy a beautiful view on the east side of town, including the beautiful neighborhoods of Grace and St. Vincent...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Bairro Alto + Share


15 Sao Joao de Deus
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Rank: 77 About 133

Sao Joao de Deus is a neighbourhood or parish in the municipal city of Lisbon, Portugal. Named after St John (“Saint John of God”) it has is made up of an area of only 0.90 km ² and has 10,782...

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16 Pátio da Galé
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Rank: 109 About 133

Located in the square Terreiro do Paco is an ideal resting point for visits to the city center. It features two restaurants, an ice cream shop with outdoor seating and a tourist information office, exhibition halls and staging events. It is also home...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Terreiro do Paço 1100-148 + Share

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Paulo F.
3/9/2014
Overall rating: 9
  It's a very good place to go lots of places to view and to eat. Near by lisbon you may see sintra and... Next  

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