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Cidade Baixa

Lisbon, Portugal
+351 962 513 226
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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.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Lisbon, Portugal
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
+351 962 513 226
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lisbon’s Baixa district is distinguished by straight streets on a grid gently sloping from Rossio Square to Plaza of Commerce (Praça do Comércio), and Tagus River beyond. “Cidade” in Portuguese means “city”, as Baixa was a separate waterfront city—until the November 1, 1755 devastating magnitude...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Cidade Baixa is the name of downtown Lisbon or the city center the heart of the city with it's important squares of which I best remember Rossio Square ,but there also are some 3-4 important squares linked to one another ;it is the district with...More

Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed May 18, 2017

In the city where is so much to see and do, Baixa area/district is definitely must see. Many major attraction are here and so are dozens and dozens different restaurants, bars, shops etc. Start your walk from River Tejo(Tagus in English) and continue towards main...More

Thank Halkidis
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Baixa is the heart of Lisbon. It is embedded between the Chiadio quarter in the west and the Alfama in the east. After the horrible earthquake in 1755 which destroyed the biggest part of the historical buildings the Prime minister Marques de Pompal planed all...More

1  Thank ralfkrueger2211
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Cidade Baixa is the real heart of the city. It has all you need whether it's shopping, restaurants, or just sightseeing there's always something to see. It's frenetic so not a place for a relaxing stroll.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed November 27, 2016

We stayed at an Airbnb apartment in the Baixa district during our stay in Lisbon. It was a great location for our needs. It was only three blocks from Rua Augusta and MUDE. We had a two block walk to a very good cafe across...More

Thank Razorfish
Reviewed November 2, 2016

This old town area of Lisbon is a lovely place for a stroll and people-watching. (And there are lots of people to watch: we were there in October and it was quite crowded.) Lots of cafés and restaurants with outdoor seating, narrow streets and wide...More

Thank clivetwooaks
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely afternoon here, shopping and watching the activities. There Are plenty of sidewalk cafes and benches for sitting. You will see Portuguese tiles on buildings. Sit and enjoy a refreshment or lunch here.

Thank larrchar
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Baixa is the city centre area of Lisbon situated between Chiado and Alfama, stretching from Praça do Comércio to Rossio Square. This area of the city was devastated by the earthquake of 1755. It was then resigned and given a grid layout by Marques de...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed June 29, 2016

This is the old shopping part of the city, including several huge squares with either fountains of statues, this is where tourists spend most of their time. Situated between the hills of Alfama and Chiado, with Avenida da Liberade to the north end and the...More

1  Thank Raffiella11
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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June 28, 2015|
Response from HANGARinn | Property representative |
You should not confuse Lisbon with Boston. In the heart of Lisbon you can choose among several lodging possibilities (including rental apartments), a walking distance from plenty of options for your shopping.
April 14, 2015|
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Response from HANGARinn | Property representative |
From Marquês de Pombal till Rossio it is around 1,6 km walking. It is quite nice to walk down Avenida da Liberdade, where you will find several comfortable terraces to rest a little, having a coffee or a drink and... More