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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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Another gorgeous neighbourhood of Lisbon

This is of course a MUST GO. The narrow winding lanes, quaint buildings, tons of bars and restaurants serving delicious cocktails and food. Pretty cheap. You will have a lovely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is of course a MUST GO. The narrow winding lanes, quaint buildings, tons of bars and restaurants serving delicious cocktails and food. Pretty cheap. You will have a lovely time. Go there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want cheap drinks and crowds in small alleys, this is the place to go! Especially for young people it is great!!!

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Bordon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are heading here I wouldn't even think about going before 9/10 at night. We ventured here around lunch time and everything was shut and was a bit of a ghost town. However by evening there are loads of good restaurants and bars to keep you entertained until almost sunrise.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a stroll on the streets just after lunch, amazing vibe. Tourist all over, happy faces and loads of history. Wish I could come back to experience the nightlife - am told thats the best

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to walk. Shops, nice terrasses to have an excellent view. Very friendly people. Lisbon is nice. We will come back

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San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This area is always poppin! It is a mistake to book a room here if you want to sleep, but it was so much fun the wander the streets having cocktails and meeting new people!

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Thank Kelley R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The perfect place where all you have to do is walk around at your own pace and take in the atmosphere. It is always buzzing with tourists and locals alike. It is packed with tourist trap restaurants but if you are willing to look, you can find some real gems that will serve better authentic food and won't cost you... More 

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Doetinchem, Gelderland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the green line hop on hop off bus, featuring the older part of town, a nice way to see part of the city at an easy pace

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cool area in Lisbon featuring a lot of bars and restaurants. Good place to hang out at night. Set on hills, so walking around may be a challenge for some.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff were outstanding! A boutique hotel that paid a lot of attention to detail!! You were treated like you were the only one at the hotel! They were truly concerned about our welfare. We recommend this hotel to anybody who wants a clean, spacious, comforting, welcoming and personable hotel!!! Great recommendations on restaurants! Thank you for a wonderful few... More 

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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.