Lisbon Old Town

Lisbon District
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Discover views over the old town from hilltop Graça, Moorish history in Alfama, bustling downtown Baixa, bohemian Chiado and nightlife in Bairro Alto.

The historic heart of Lisbon is the Old Town. The area is made up of a series of districts that each have their own unique atmosphere and attractions. Tram 28 runs through the Old Town and stops frequently. Get off and explore the area on foot or station-hop from site to site.

Start in the Graça district of the Old Town to get your bearings. This hilltop neighborhood has stunning views from outdoor cafés.

Discover the Moorish history of the city at Castle de São Jorge, which dominates the hillside overlooking Alfama. Moorish rulers built the castle in the 6th century. Enjoy a multimedia show about Lisbon’s turbulent history in a restored room of the palace.

Move on to discover downtown Baixa with its large squares full of neoclassical buildings and cafés. This district was rebuilt after the Lisbon earthquake and was one of Europe’s first instances of urban planning, with pedestrian avenues, decorative arches and theaters.

Catch the tram to Chiado, a district full of 16th-century buildings. Browse designer boutiques and old bookstores. Sit in cafés where the artists and literary personalities of Lisbon once met and worked.

Explore the streets of Barrio Alto, with its mix of 16th and 19th-century homes. This district was once a working class neighborhood, but is now home to some of the most popular bars in the city.

In the evenings, catch some authentic Portuguese music in Alfama’s Fado bars, enjoy tapas and wine in Barrio Alto or sip cocktails on rooftops with views in Chiado. Tram 28 runs from early in the morning until late in the evening. Purchase a 24-hour ticket for unlimited rides for a day.

You can also discover the Old Town by joining a walking tour for a fee. Knowledgeable guides will give you insight into the Old Town’s mix of Roman and Moorish cultural influences, the history of Jewish persecution and the effect of the 1755 earthquake on the city. Organize tours through your hotel or tourist information centers within the Old Town.


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Varandas de Lisboa
Varandas de Lisboa
4 out of 5
Rua dos Bacalhoeiros 8, Lisbon, Lisboa, 1100-070
The price is $92 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 18
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Rossio Plaza Hotel
Rossio Plaza Hotel
3 out of 5
Rua do Ouro, 266, Lisbon, 1100-581
The price is $158 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
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Hotel Santa Justa Lisboa
Hotel Santa Justa Lisboa
4 out of 5
Rua dos Correeiros, 204, Lisbon, 1100-170
The price is $221 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
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Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Behotelisboa
Behotelisboa
4 out of 5
Rua dos Correeiros, 136, Lisbon, 1100-168
The price is $189 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
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4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,004 reviews)
"In the heart of cafes and in a pedestrian area, provided lots of options for dining. Exceptional staff, beautiful and quiet room."

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

Hotel da Baixa
Hotel da Baixa
4 out of 5
231 Rua da Prata, Lisbon, 1100-170
The price is $276 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6
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Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

Altis Avenida Hotel
Altis Avenida Hotel
5 out of 5
Rua 1º De Dezembro, 120, Lisbon, 1200-360
The price is $274 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
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"wonderful great and amazing staff, very helpful bed was very comfortable and room was great! upstairs bar and dining area was also amazing!"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

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