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Bairro Alto, Lisbon

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Explore the bohemian center the city at Bairro Alto, its cultural heart. Roam around the quarter's side streets and shop at its many antique stalls and stores. Meet tourists and locals at one of the area's popular restaurants or bars. Listen to Fado music as it pours onto the cobblestone streets. Wander past graffiti-covered buildings, and experience the energy of one of Lisbon's most lively areas. This working-class neighborhood dates back to the 16th century and is known for attracting artistic people. Work out when and for how long to visit Bairro Alto and other Lisbon attractions using our handy Lisbon vacation trip planner.
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  • In addition to amazing attractions such as beautiful churches, squares and monuments, the view of the neighborhood and the wealth of restaurants and cafes make this neighborhood a hotspot to visiting Lisbon
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  • That is, with the Affama, one of the 2 must see neighborhoods of Lisbon! It's just beautiful, quite typical area of many narrow lanes and old and colorful buildings. There are also very famous streetcars of Lisbon, sublime! Beware, it goes up and down all the time, put on sneakers! There are a lot of nice restaurants also churches to visit too. Go absolutely! We spend easily 2-3 h.
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  • Already the only get to Bairro Alto is spectacular (on foot, Elevador or whatever you want to). Passegiarvi between the lanes is charming and in Bairro is full of attractions. Shame about the degradation from the tourist zone, drug dealers and restaurants with trap accosted types at the entrance.
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