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Cidade Baixa

Lisbon, Portugal (Baixa)
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Ranked #44 of 224 Attractions in Lisbon
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Shopping, People-watching
Owner description: Located between Rossio and Praça do Comercio, this section is a shopper's paradise with several pedestrian streets. Location within walking distance... more » Owner description: Located between Rossio and Praça do Comercio, this section is a shopper's paradise with several pedestrian streets. Location within walking distance of many of the must-see in Lisbon center. Public transports, including the famous tram 28 at the door. « less
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Tehran
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254 reviews 254 reviews
171 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It comprises the grid of streets north of the Praça do Comércio, roughly between the Cais do Sodré and the Alfama district beneath the Lisbon Castle, and extends northwards towards the Rossio and Figueira squares and the Avenida da Liberdade. A shopping heaven ,Great atmosphere !

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Hyde, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Just down the hill from the Chiado area of Lisbon, Baixa is a continuation of the shops and cafes that you will find in the Chiado. Again there are lots of shops to visit, streets to wander and cafes to relax in. It's a great place to watch the world go by, particularly in one of the cafes around Praca... More

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Cobourg, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
24 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

There is always a high end shopping area every where you go, this is it! Fantastic views, fantastic shopping, prices of all sorts, all old cobble stone streets with restaurants and squares every where. Everyone needs to visit this area!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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495 reviews 495 reviews
325 attraction reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This is where the heartbeat of Lisbon lies. It is a flat area between hills leading from the upper square to the shore of the Tagus River. Great buildings, nice cafés & restaurants, souvenir shops: this is a stroller's paradise as well as a shopping heaven. Most of the streets are pedestrian, which make it easy to walk around, sit... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Unbelievable place for having the views of old town, narrow streets with night life taking place on them. There is no plain place, you can always walk up or down. Must see...

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Sao Paulo, SP
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231 reviews 231 reviews
182 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The architecture is stunning and the neighborhood is filled with excellent restaurants and stores. It is the perfect place for late night stroll or just to walk around a bit before checking the sunset from the Pier right across Augusta's Arch.

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Espoo, Finland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We had 7months old baby with us, stairs to upper level are a bit scary. Tickets were 1,5e per adult, baby did not need a ticket.

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Ann Arbor, MI
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278 reviews 278 reviews
139 attraction reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Every city has it's shopping area and Cidade Baixa is it. Though what is nice is it has some character with the architecture and terrain. There are side streets, alleys, hills, and turns. A nice area to walk around and people watch for sure.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,598 reviews 1,598 reviews
832 attraction reviews
819 helpful votes 819 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This are is one of the most beautiful in Lisbon. The walk along Rua augusta from Rossio to Praca do Comercio is a classic and you will be able to see the arch from afar. Avoid the dodgy characters selling anything from counterfeits to drugs. Boy are they annoying. I had never noticed as they rarely bug portuguese but once... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I can describe in few words: fascinating, heart of Lisbon, shopping area, plenty of restaurants, crowded with people, charming, no. one place in Lisbon.

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