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Bairro Alto

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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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Address: Lisbon 1200-109, Portugal
Phone Number: 965476181
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Full of energy

This is a really fun part of town, full of shops, restaurants and bars. Musicians come out at night. 2 restaurants stand out, Cevicheterria for ceviche and Lisboa a Noite for fine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ra'anana, Israel
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Ra'anana, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a really fun part of town, full of shops, restaurants and bars. Musicians come out at night. 2 restaurants stand out, Cevicheterria for ceviche and Lisboa a Noite for fine dining.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed just outside the area so it wasn't too loud at night. It's a very cool area with the best place to get pastis de nata (amazing egg tart) and fantastic restaurants and bars. Getting the furnicular up the hill is fun (tickets are half price if bought from shops in advance). At night people mostly buy drinks and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Manu bars, clubs, resturants located in narrow streets. Allot of fun at night. If you are into drinking, pubs, anf parties search no more. Nothing much before 2300..

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Thank Shishko
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great place with many restaurants and bars beautiful neighborhood, wear comfy shoes and clothes, lots of walking cool architecture awesome view must visit!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A bit chaothic, a bit messy but definitely has a special atmosphere. Small streets, trams everywhere, in the evening pubs are crowded. You will also find nice restaurants here with realistic prices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Impressive crowd in the evening Weeds and cocain vendors at each corner, but really a part of Lisbon you have tout see

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Clent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Take a walk down into this area starts off the avenue liberdade past the classic old rossaStation with its wonderful facade .Cross the road into the square and walk on down Rua Augusta to the main square under the historic archway where you will find wonderful restaurants and cafes on the edge of the river .From here you can take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Area to relax, with many food or a quiet drink, conversation or contemplation. Plenty of bars, restaurants (try the moment on the Rosa Street, 151) and lojas.Visite Bairro Alto and you will find something for every taste and budget. Great nightlife.

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Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely to walk around, the botanic garden was very nice. Good neighborhood vibe. We stumbled into a shop that has porcelain irregulars but you can still find some very nice things for very few Euros! Great neighborhood!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

But don't go on Sunday evenings when many places are closed. On every other night, you should go for drinks at around 8pm and plan for a dinner to start at 9.30. Very easy to walk to from the City Centre and is a great place to wander around.

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Staying in Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre

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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
Enjoy a cocktail, discover a jazz club, hit the dance floor or simply grab a beer and catch up with your friends in the street: Bairro Alto, Bica and Cais do Sodré are the core of it all. Amazing rooftops, restaurants, cafes, bars, art galleries, museums and theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at PARK's rooftop bar, try a typical Portuguese steak, or the fresh grilled fish, at Príncipe do Calhariz, and later explore the dozens of streets full of bars and clubs! Whether you're visiting for a day or a whole week, make sure you visit Bairro Alto and its surroundings.