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Bairro Alto

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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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Address: Lisbon 1200-109, Portugal
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Great Area To Explore!

Genuinely great area to explore, part of the 'Real Lisboa'. It's very hilly though so be warned - wear very comfortable walking shoes - but it's SO worth it!

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Genuinely great area to explore, part of the 'Real Lisboa'. It's very hilly though so be warned - wear very comfortable walking shoes - but it's SO worth it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were lucky enough to choose our hotel in Bairro Alto. One of the best miradouro is situated there "miradouro de santa catarina". You can find loads of amazing restaurants, bars and many attractions. During weekends is more busy but trust me, if you choose to be there you won't regret it !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful mix of lively restaurants. Some specialising in Fado music and food. Some just bars and a really lively feel to the place. Great hop from one to another. We felt quite safe and were out most night til quite late

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A tram visit at Bairro Alto is a must for the tourist. Take care pickpockets are there as it can be crowded. Recommend the 24 hour travel card for free access to buses, trams and funiculars. Great way to travel around the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tiny streets, great food, and endless exploring in a city that still seems not quite discovered. I've been in both winter and summer and they each have their positives. Spring and summer brings flowering trees in little squares, and winter brings chestnuts and holiday decorations everywhere. Feels like home.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A view of real Portugal, don't eat as many cakes as I did though.. each shop is more delicious than the last. Go with a hungry tummy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It may not be the prettiest, it may not be the most chic. However miss this area at your peril. The tiny warren of streets holds a myriad of intimate restaurants and bars and shops. Do not be put off by the shabby chic appearance of the place it's a gem.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Diversity is seen when you walk. I would recommend various routes to see what the Bairro has to offer day and night.

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I visited Bairro Alto with my wife one night in February 2017. We caught the fernacular tram from near Teatro Eden, arriving up the hill relatively easily. The tram cost €7,40 for the two of us, return. It runs until midnight and is much easier than walking. The bairro itself is an interesting collection of streets with many restaurants and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to a promenade with my family in Bairro Alto to see all the little details that that neighbourhoud has to offe. Beatiful places around...

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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
Enjoy a cocktail, discover a jazz club, hit the dance floor or simply grab a beer and catch up with your friends in the street: Bairro Alto, Bica and Cais do Sodré are the core of it all. Amazing rooftops, restaurants, cafes, bars, art galleries, museums and theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at PARK's rooftop bar, try a typical Portuguese steak, or the fresh grilled fish, at Príncipe do Calhariz, and later explore the dozens of streets full of bars and clubs! Whether you're visiting for a day or a whole week, make sure you visit Bairro Alto and its surroundings.
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