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Address: Lisbon, Portugal
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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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Spend some time here...from the top its a great view...nice old town area....although lot of walking but worth it....sit enjoy a cup of coffee...relax...

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Lisbon City Card|Includes discounted admission to many of Lisbon's top attractions
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

It's a place to get lost in and wander around, just find places you like by bumping into them. There is a lot of up and a lot of climbing, we worked out that as long as we kept going up we would end up at the castle. If you're not fit at the start you will be by the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Spend some time here...from the top its a great view...nice old town area....although lot of walking but worth it....sit enjoy a cup of coffee...relax...

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely area of Lisbon - very steep hike bit worth it. A labyrinth of cafes, restaurants & churches. Very busy with tourists - avoid tram 28, tends to pack em in.

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Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful neighbourhood on the hill, be prepared for many steps! there are plenty of restaurants and it's THE place for FADO concerts!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I went to visit with my friend on April 23. When we reached the area we had the chance either to take the funicular or choose a personal guide with his tuck-tuck taking us for a tour around the area. The funiculars were very busy so we chose the tuck-tuck. It is an ancient city with a great charm, clean... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Went 2 days in a row, best way is by tram #28 going up & downhill, enjoy these rides in the narrow streets. Great sea view too by sunset and on time for a dinner nearby

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I took the Sandemans walking tour of the are lead by Francisco and it was real nice. It is a really nice area to just walk around and see the culture and life. Take time to look up and down and around and enjoy it all around. If possible also peak into the windows, overall a really charming area of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The place way to see this part of the city will be through a walking tour. They have a flea market on few days. I would recommend visiting it on those days. Its much more lively. We roamed around after the tour and had some local lunch. This area is famous for fado bars and you can come back in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely neighbourhood...winding streets with gorgeous architecture everywhere...fabulous viewing area views of the harbour...great little restaurants and some very nice specialist shops

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The historic district seems to be divided into three neighborhoods, and Alfama is one of them. I had a lot of fun wandering around in its narrow, geometrically-challenged alleyways for all of one morning and part of an afternoon, getting lost but without ever feeling in a panic. Lisbon is not so overrun by tourists as some other major European... More 

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