Lisbon neighborhoods

Alfama & Castelo

Alfama is set on a hill above Baixa, and it boasts the Castelo de São Jorge and some lovely views of the city below. Winding alleys and narrow streets give the district a charming, quaint feel.

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Baixa - Praca Rossio

Baixa is Lisbon’s shopping district, with both high-end stores and touristy shops on offer. The area boasts two pedestrian-only streets and is bordered by Praça Rossio, Lisbon’s most bustling square.

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Chiado & Bairro Alto

The Bairro Alto is a diverse, hilly neighborhood populated with plenty of bars and clubs. The scene is equally parts trendy and traditionally beautiful. Chiado is the hood between Bairro Alto and Baixa, and it boasts a more sophisticated vibe than the vibrant Bairro.

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North of Lisbon’s more bustling, touristy districts, Estefania is an expansive, peaceful area. Though not in the center of the action, Estefania is well connected with transportation options. Nearby attractions include the lovely, green Parque Eduardo.

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Pombal & Saldanha

The Praça Marquês de Pombal sits at the top of the bustling Avenida da Liberdade. The area is busy with traffic and retail activity, though the nearby Praça do Duque de Saldanha offers some glimpses of 19th-century architecture. This is not Lisbon at its most picturesque, but it’s hopping with locals going about their everyday lives.

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