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Bairro Alto

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Address: Lisbon 1200-109, Portugal
Activities: Nightlife, Drinking
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Steep hills but fun to explore

This is a great area for restaurants, bars and night life. During the day, you can see the views of the city from here due to all of the hills and steps. At night, people come out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

This is a great area for restaurants, bars and night life. During the day, you can see the views of the city from here due to all of the hills and steps. At night, people come out to mingle, eat and drink. It's a very happening area of the city. The prices for most of these restaurants are reasonable as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

I love to wander the different neighborhoods and this one is great! Visited during the day so I cannot say what it is like at night.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Wear a good pair of walking shoes. You'll encounter steep hills, but what wonderful cobble streets, shops, and restaurants. Here is the real Lisbon.

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Munster, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

walking around Bairro Alto during the day is charming with a maze of streets and interesting shops. By night it transforms into a winding, crazy street party. The bars have music, booze, and lots of people. With nice weather, a great place to stroll and people watch

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

So many bars, restaurants, Fado clubs, shops etc. Really great atmosphere and great to visit in the day as well as the night. Lots of tourist traps so make sure to check the menus pricing before you commit and there are lots of people touting their "fantastic food" obviously some are better than others but there is a vast range... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We are staying just a couple of streets off of Rua de Rosa and it is very typical of the area... beautiful! There is a good mix in the neighborhood as our street is very quiet but only steps from ones which are very lively. Everything to experience Lisbon is here, or just a short (but hilly!) Walk away. Soak... More 

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Vapi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

walked around in Bairro Alto area in the evening.You can see lot of people around mostly tourists.The area is dotted with road side and other restaurants,small time and branded shops. the more than couple of squares are buzzing with activities .We saw two boys showing dancing skills, ring maker, painters,and other artists.All varities of food is available in the joints... More 

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I lived some years in Lisbon and I spent more time than I can remember at Bairro Alto (college days). It is a great place to go whether you are local or foreign because you have all kinds of bars: local bars, erasmus bars, fado bars, electronic music bars, gay bars, shot bars, wine bars, anyway you get the idea.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

If you like clubbing/bars/nightlife this is the party central. During the day you can stroll around, there are some cute looking buildings but unfortunately graffiti and trash (from the nightlife) dominate. There are some good restaurants. Be careful with the people walking around offering suspicious items.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We walked around a lot in Lisbon, wondering through the streets and enjoying the architecture. Good variety of restaurants in the little side streets which are full of Lisbon character.

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