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Description: Wonderful sights delight walkers at every turn in this culturally rich and...
Wonderful sights delight walkers at every turn in this culturally rich and charming part of Lisbon, which through its architecture reminds visitors of its Visigothic roots, Arabic influence and fishing port heritage.
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Really awesome. Take a stroll through the narrow streets and enjoy great views of Lisbon. Old Lisbon at its best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Really awesome. Take a stroll through the narrow streets and enjoy great views of Lisbon. Old Lisbon at its best.

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Grimstad, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Just great - ecsactly what we wanted! Small alleys, many good restaurants, some of them with fado - the live music. A must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

for fado music lovers it is a must! took a free guided tour learnt the background of fado music and enjoy a singer and two guitarists singing fado in three plazas in alfama the locals jointed in and it was very special!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful district in Lisbon. Small roads, small doors, small stairs and a lots of hills. You definitely get a good exercise. Alternatively you can take the tram if you can't walk the distance. Once you're inside Alfama, it's like a labyrinth so don't forget a map or better, get some mobile data and use Google Maps!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Just take a walk! get a cab to the castle and just your self go on walking down Alfana althrough the river. MUST!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Yes, the first visit might be best with a walking tour as you won't get lost. Plus, you can return with more confidence on your own. Despite the fact you are in a large city, once you enter this ancient neighbourhood it feels like you have gone back in time to when neighbours were friendly and sincere. Over the centuries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best views of the Tagus and parts of old Lisbon. Alfama is very interesting to visit with its small steep, twisting streets and lots of small restaurants and cafes. The cathedral is worth a visit, especially the cloisters where excavation work is in progress.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Magic atmosphere in one of the oldest and most typical areas of the city: worth spending some time walking around, also by the ancient electric (very crowded) trams.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

You really feel lime time has stopped 100 years ago, perfect view, nice and small Tabernas around, a Lot of landmarks walking distance

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Traditional Lisbon neighbourhood. Steep narrow streets, houses a few centuries old. Lots of history in the area. Popular with artists and students for it's upbeat and trendy vibe.

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