Explore the bohemian center the city at Bairro Alto, its cultural heart. Roam around the quarter's side streets and shop at its many antique stalls and stores. Meet tourists and locals at one of the area's popular restaurants or bars. Listen to Fado music as it pours onto the cobblestone streets. Wander past graffiti-covered buildings, and experience the energy of one of Lisbon's most lively areas. This working-class neighborhood dates back to the 16th century and is known for attracting artistic people. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lisbon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
Bairro Alto reviews
We stayed in an Air BnB for 5 nights in Rua Gremio. It was our first time to Portugal so it was a bit of a stab in the dark but it turned out to be a brilliant location. When we arrived at midday, I..... more »
Up and down the hills it’s all good. Hop a tram if you get tired and ride around. Great place to shop for excellent Portuguese leathers shoes too! Can't wait until this season in hell is over so I... more »
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