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“Disappointing”
Review of Cidade Baixa

Cidade Baixa
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed May 4, 2013

To sum up Lisbon in one word would be disappointing. It must have been a classical beauty in its time, but now is in need of a good scrubbing. It is somewhat derelict and graffiti is everwhere.
Waiters hassle you in the streets to try to get you to eat at their establishments and they charge for all little extras brought to the table. It is like running the gauntlet; not a good experience.

Thank Bill E
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Reviewed May 2, 2013

Old buildings, nice restaurants, interesting shops for all budgets.

To visit both during the day and the evening.

PS. Avoid the turistic restaurants... they can be boring..

1  Thank Eli E
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

The Baixa is full to the brim with life. The streets filled with pedestrians, the sidewalks lined with all the wonders of the world. Best of all there is not a scrap of rubbish on the ground. All the people we encountered were kind, gracious and helpful. The restaurants were numerous and varied, making a decision very difficult. Many outdoor dining experiences available. We so enjoyed our week of exploring the area and always found something new and interesting.

2  Thank Emil F
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

I love the architecture, and how we can walk through Rua Augusta in the direction of the river. It's a huge shopping centre with some good restaurants and close to historical theatres as well as between some interesting traditional quarters.

1  Thank Isabel M
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Reviewed April 16, 2013

This is the place where many major events of the Portuguese history took place, and it is here that we find things we don't find anywhere else in Lisbon - such as street musicians, living statues, excentric people and the like.

Thank Isabel V
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