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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
Phone Number: +351 965 476 181
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Breathtaking Views of Lisbon

We went up to Bairro Alto after one of our tours outside of Lisbon. We took the shortest cable car ride up that hill from Avenida de Liberdade. As you reach the top, there is a... read more

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went up to Bairro Alto after one of our tours outside of Lisbon. We took the shortest cable car ride up that hill from Avenida de Liberdade. As you reach the top, there is a small park that offers breathtaking views of the city. There are vendors selling drinks and snacks, and tables where you can sit and enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The cable car isn't just for tourists, locals use it to traverse the steep hill, too. The view from the top is breath-taking. The walk back down through the neighborhood businesses and bars is also quite fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bairro Alto is a perfect place to stay when you visit Lisbon, there different hotels, Many restaurants, beautiful views and very interesting monuments and palaces, besides it is a very lively place!!.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Take the small trams uphill and go out for a drink. Hop between the small bars and enjoy Lisbon's outgoing vibe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful area. All the bars are here!!!! You can also find a lot of nice restaurants here. We ate twice here in different restaurants. They were are best meals in Lisbon!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You cannot be in Lisbon without seeing Bairro Alto, especially without living it´s night spirit! Go there, check the small bars and restaurants, meet students and people from all over the world. Enjoy it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Super cool neighbor for bars and restaurants. Budget, exceptional and not mainstream. Small living room restaurants to a classy cocktail bar. If you wanna have a good evening def go here!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

start at the top and work down barrio alto has hundreds of bars to check out very busy at the weekend main night life area of lisbon very cheap due bars compeating a few shady places but been a few times now and no issues apart from being asked if we want hash well worth a vist for a good... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When you pass through the upper district, you experience those sensations of understanding how so many things can coexist at the same time, old and new, cable cars, cars and pedestrians, all together and at the same time. An incredible vibe: you got a charming little corner for a meal there, the cable car slipping there, the people crossing joyfully... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Awesome fell good place. Great Restaurants, food and wine. Brilliant chilled out atmosphere. A must go on one of the evenings in Lisboa.

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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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