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Chiado & Carmo
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Address: Lisbon, Portugal
Phone Number: 213469951

This is the fashionable shopping district in Lisbon.

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Oldest shopping mall in Lisbon

This traditional borough of Lisbon was famous for their fine shops. When part of Chiado was burnt in a fire over 20 years ago, the shopping target shifted to Amoreiras shopping... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This traditional borough of Lisbon was famous for their fine shops. When part of Chiado was burnt in a fire over 20 years ago, the shopping target shifted to Amoreiras shopping center. The burnt Chiado was rebuild and adapted itself to new interests. It still remains its charm and is an expensive living área.

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Lots of great architecture and shops, from the side of the river you can see the bridge and the Christo Rei, this is the real heart of the city!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This area has everything to charm a tourist. Shops, fado theatres, restaurants, cafes and "Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara". We walked up starting from Baixa and listening fado in "Fado en Chiado" , ended up taking shots from the Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara. It is a must visit in Lisbon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Chiado is mostly a commercial neighbourhood in Lisbon at Rua Garrett and nearby streets. It is situated between Bairro Alto and Baixa districts. In this area of the city you'll find quite a few international and local retail shops, plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes as well as nice squares and attractions worth seeing. Attractions we enjoyed include the architecturally... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very nice neighborhood and I really enjoyed walking around! It has plenty of shopping, restaurants and stuff to do! My hostel was in this neighborhood and it was a great location!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely places with hundreds of shops selling brands and local stuff. Loads of cafes and restaurants. Lots of local vendors too. lovely to just walk around sit around sipping wine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chiado is a nice area to explore and just walk around. It is quite a bit of a shopping scene around but also nice streets and restaurants. Just go and get lost.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carlsberg stage was so much fun after the soccer games. Played fun dance music into the night!! Provided a unique fun experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The portuguese Soho! My favorite spot in the world! Happy, full of colors, flavors, music, smiles. I could easily live there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You just can't visit Lisbon without spending some time walking around Chiado. Lots of narrow alleys and streets with myriad shops and venues. I highly recommend "Fado in Chiado". We bought our tickets through Viatour. The show was impressive. Meanwhile spend an afternoon or two in Chiado!

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Chiado & Carmo
The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally, "squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa, having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used to. You can also enjoy breathtaking views of Lisbon from the Elevador de Santa Justa or the Carmo Convent, for example. A commercial neighborhood at its core, especially for its Garrett and Carmo streets, Chiado is to this day a mandatory visit in Lisbon.