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“Delightful!” 5 of 5 stars
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Alfama
Lisbon, Portugal
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Owner description: 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.
Toledo, OH
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“Delightful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Hilly, charming streets with quaint little restaurants (every meal a joy), homes of a warm neighborhood, laundry flapping in the breeze, brightly colored tiles, fado music in the air. Ah, Alfama! I truly loved it!

Visited March 2013
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Jaipur, India
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“a popular down market area..”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

this is a down market area of Lisbon which u visit to c the tourist attraction and to listen to the Fado music which is v popular here.u just go through the streets to get the feel of real old lisbon.

Visited January 2013
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Stockholm, Sweden
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“Aflame known for Fado”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Fado is a must to do on ur visit to Portugal , the music take u back to the old days of beautiful singers and artist , sad n happy songs with lots of story and character .

Visited March 2013
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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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“Go to Lisboa Past”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Small streets, Small house doors. One room width, 3-4 floors tall houses, stairs everywhere, windows with negligible balconies, color, friedly people on the streets.
It is Old Lisboa inside the castle.
Go there with your photo camera.

Visited February 2013
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Houston, Texas
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“Fascinating neighborhood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

It was very old world like wandering the narrow streets up and down the hills. Quaint bars and restaurants are all over and the Portugese music cafes are plentiful.

Visited March 2013
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