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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
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it is amazing to see from Bairro Alto to the water in the narrow streets and lovely place to sit down and have a good glas of wine

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Terneuzen, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were rather disappointed. After a great ride up the Elevator Gloria most of the Barro Alto was shuttered up and closed on a February weekday afternoon. From the number of closed bars and restaurants I think that we were there at the wrong time of day.

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Terneuzen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

it is amazing to see from Bairro Alto to the water in the narrow streets and lovely place to sit down and have a good glas of wine

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Rochdale, Lancs, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect area for shops, drinks or eating. It's deal for sitting out ad watching the world around go about its business. The place comes alive at night time. Don't bother with restaurants trying to entice you in look for something quieter and with locals. A nice area of Lisbon to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a delightful morning strolling around this area. Lots of interesting buildings, and tourist sites.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The nightlife is awesome there are local bars and restaurants.... People are there together to enjoy and I felt very safe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A brilliant area to swing by late night for a beer and some snacks. Get lost walking in the back streets and while away the hours bar-hopping from one quaint little place to the next. The cobbled streets, architecture and views from the hills make it a very special place indeed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice area for a stroll. We enjoyed sitting on a street corner at a restaurant while enjoying live music from a band playing on the sidewalk. Great place for shopping, dining, or just people watch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found a quaint wine bar on our way to the Barro Alto hotel to watch the sun set. Along with delicious wine, the bar serves simple, tasty food and has hats for sale. The friendly staff made it a memorable evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic shopping in this area. Great for walking and getting a feel for the place. Shoppers paradise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We saw this area mostly on the Yellow Bus tram tour. It was a great experience and both my 22 year old son and I were amazed by this neighbourhood along with some of the other older ones. It was such a contrast to where we were staying and what we first saw of Lisbon in the Parques das Nacoes... 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.
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