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Cidade Baixa

Lisbon, Portugal
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Located between Rossio and Praça do Comercio, this section is a shopper's paradise with several pedestrian streets. Location within walking distance of many of the must-see in Lisbon center. Public transports, including the famous tram 28 at the door.
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“rua augusta” (13 reviews)
“wide streets” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Lisbon, Portugal
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The center of downtown Lisbon, full of shops and places to eat and drink. Crowded, full of life. Maybe too many souvenir stores and tacky restaurants, but come for a stroll. Some pedestrian streets.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is the most logically laid out area of Lisbon that was arranged by the Marquis of Pombal in the post-earthquake period. The streets are filled with a wide variety of commercial properties on the bottom floor - some very touristy, some for locals. Some...More

Thank bfltd0
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Lisbon’s Baixa district is distinguished by straight streets on a grid gently sloping from Rossio Square to Plaza of Commerce (Praça do Comércio), and Tagus River beyond. “Cidade” in Portuguese means “city”, as Baixa was a separate waterfront city—until the November 1, 1755 devastating magnitude...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Cidade Baixa is the name of downtown Lisbon or the city center the heart of the city with it's important squares of which I best remember Rossio Square ,but there also are some 3-4 important squares linked to one another ;it is the district with...More

Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed 19 May 2017

In the city where is so much to see and do, Baixa area/district is definitely must see. Many major attraction are here and so are dozens and dozens different restaurants, bars, shops etc. Start your walk from River Tejo(Tagus in English) and continue towards main...More

Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Baixa is the heart of Lisbon. It is embedded between the Chiadio quarter in the west and the Alfama in the east. After the horrible earthquake in 1755 which destroyed the biggest part of the historical buildings the Prime minister Marques de Pompal planed all...More

1  Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Cidade Baixa is the real heart of the city. It has all you need whether it's shopping, restaurants, or just sightseeing there's always something to see. It's frenetic so not a place for a relaxing stroll.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We stayed at an Airbnb apartment in the Baixa district during our stay in Lisbon. It was a great location for our needs. It was only three blocks from Rua Augusta and MUDE. We had a two block walk to a very good cafe across...More

Thank Razorfish
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This old town area of Lisbon is a lovely place for a stroll and people-watching. (And there are lots of people to watch: we were there in October and it was quite crowded.) Lots of cafés and restaurants with outdoor seating, narrow streets and wide...More

Thank clivetwooaks
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely afternoon here, shopping and watching the activities. There Are plenty of sidewalk cafes and benches for sitting. You will see Portuguese tiles on buildings. Sit and enjoy a refreshment or lunch here.

Thank larrchar
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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
...More
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FNFanatic
29 June 2015|
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Response from HANGARinn | Property representative |
You should not confuse Lisbon with Boston. In the heart of Lisbon you can choose among several lodging possibilities (including rental apartments), a walking distance from plenty of options for your shopping.
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ShivaniMaira
14 April 2015|
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Response from HANGARinn | Property representative |
From Marquês de Pombal till Rossio it is around 1,6 km walking. It is quite nice to walk down Avenida da Liberdade, where you will find several comfortable terraces to rest a little, having a coffee or a drink and... More
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