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Bairro Alto

Lisbon, Portugal
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Ranked #18 of 223 Attractions in Lisbon
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Nightlife, Drinking
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London
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Fab area to visit. Lots of little cobbled streets with wonderful bars and restaurants to spend all day in. Really pretty part of the city.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Lots of little restaurants and great little bars with cheap drinks to boot.A very safe place at night even though dark little streets. Easy to get lost, but everyone so helpful in guiding you back to your destination.

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Campo Grande, MS
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110 reviews 110 reviews
50 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

it is a great place for alternative and young people, everybody in the needle of the streets, lots os young people, nice music, if you like the sound you get into the bar and tip the players if you want

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Lisbon, Portugal
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96 reviews 96 reviews
46 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

If you like an excellent place to have a drink and meet other people, try this traditional "Bairro". You will never forget it! Enjoy yourself...

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Reading, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
14 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

A real treat to enjoy the vibe here. Centrally for bars and restaurants in the traditionally Fado music area it has much more. Varied places to eat, wide range of music tastes, we ended up in the Jazz Cafe. Wonderful to eat outside hearing all the different types of music. Suggested to take care when alone, you can get hassled... More

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

In all tourist literature there are recommendations to venture to Bairro Alto for a good night out. Apart from some nice restaurants it's a general hubbub of twentysomethings standing around socialising. Great for stag and hen do's. We preferred to go dancing somewhere or do drinks and dinner at Praça do Comercio. Not my favourite place in Lisbon but definitely... More

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Antwerp
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Beautiful old part of town. Lovely to get lost in, as we did frequently. This is the most central part of Lisbon, so a definite must-go.

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Albufeira, Portugal
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92 reviews 92 reviews
61 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Tradicional neighbourhood from the 16th century. If you visit it during the day it´s very calm, with restaurants and groceries shop and local people going by. If you visit it during the night it could be very crowded and noisy (in a good way) with a lot of people with their beverages on their hand, and hundreds of cafés, restaurants,... More

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Mamer, Luxembourg
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Don't bother to go there by day -unless you're into such sights- as it's pretty dead and you will just see the downsides of such a place exposed in bright sunlight, i.e. Mildrew and decay, people sobering up in their own piss, feces smeared on the walks and fresh bloodstains on the pavement... But i didn't felt threated though even... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Love the pubs, the prices, the music of live bands, the streets of multicultural beautifull people, and the barmaids. Don´t like the smell of piss in the ally.

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