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“Downtown Lisbon” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cidade Baixa

Cidade Baixa
Lisbon, Portugal (Baixa)
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Ranked #45 of 223 Attractions in Lisbon
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Shopping, People-watching
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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.
Carcavelos, Portugal
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Downtown Lisbon”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Expensive. Desertification by excessive number of banks. A few years ago it was the commercial heart of Lisbon. Efforts are being made to return it to the old splendor. During nighttime it is somehow desert and one must be aware regarding robbery.

Visited January 2013
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Cairo, Egypt
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178 reviews 178 reviews
130 attraction reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
“lisbon spirit is there, you will never be bored.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Lovely pedestrian area, lots of restaurants, cafes, shops, monuments, elevators, and even museums. things to do: 1- have a meal in the middle of the street. 2- have a cup of coffee in a cafe. 3- get a cone of ice cream. 4- get a sweet fresh pastry as a reward of just doing Nothing....You can get on the Elevator to see all of Lisbon from the top. at the end, have a walk to the end of Augusto street to the "commercial square" to have a look at one of the biggest rivers in the world. have fun.

Visited January 2013
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Lisbon, Portugal
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“The heart of Lisbon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Downtown Lisbon is certainly a must see in the city. Its broad and ortogonal streets, always nice and tidy, and the proximity to the river will give you a feel only a few cities in Europe can match.

Visited December 2012
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Lisbon, Portugal
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Lower Town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Only travelled round her a little but did enjoy it very much, actually played tourist on a sightseeing tour for the first time and was worth it to see all that we had missed

Visited February 2012
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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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“Get a glipmse of Portuguese Architecture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

The streets are well planned and dotted with centuries old architectural buildings. A turkish restaurant served great Pizzas

Visited November 2012
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