I highly recommend you to visit this area of Lisbon! Amazing people and atmosphere will make you see Portugese life !!!
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Well worth a few hours to explore around. The houses are beautiful, many of the them have the typical Portuguese azulejos. A great place to get to know Lisbon better and escape the tourist crowds at the same time.
Alfama really mirrors Bairro Alto on the other side of the Baixa. It's a network of narrow streets built on a steep hillside on the way up to Graca. The Miradouro das Portas do Sol offers a great view of the riverfront and the surrounding...More
Visit the castle at day time (be aware of sun direction) to view Lisbon and come at night to see the street restaurants.
I liked just to walk through the streets, to bump into a restaurant and take a seat and eat. Even if you come unprepared, if you just stroll down the streest, every house speaks for itself.
alfama is my fav place in lisbon. i liked it a lot. its fascinating. you can get lost in the little streets and dream about the people who lived there once. colorful in any means . the buildings the culture etc. if you visit lisbon...More
One of the best area to visit in the city,, specially the big castle ,, the entrance fee is very reasonable..the view is fascinating..
Great neighbourhood to sleep and eat in -- the old city is stunning. Lots of little cafes and bars with Fado music, esp on the weekends.
if you visit Lisbon, the alfama district it is a "must". because it wasn't destroy by the 1755 earthquake, it is a mirror of a typical Portuguese-Moorish middle age style. the have love the street and the stairs. great walking- but you must have comfortable...More