The best way to explore a city is getting lost walking around, and this is exactly what we suggest you doing in these three magic neighborhoods: Alfama, Bairro Alto and Jardin do Pricipe. For the most lazy ones, there’s nothing to worry about: you can hop on the whimsical yellow tram 28 and enjoy the ride through Lisbon’s rolling cobble-stone streets.
FEIRA DA LADRA
Walking through Alfama is like stepping back in time. This picturesque neighborhood is made up of tiny squares, churches and whitewashed houses. And there’s no better way of breathing the old soul of Lisbon than by wandering around Feira da Ladra market. An attraction both for tourists and locals, it will win you over with its leather bags, Portuguese ceramics, “imprimé” ties and retro-style lamps.
Cozy atmosphere, a varied menu and a friendly service. This spot in Alfama neighborhood receives you with a smile.
Bairro Alto is an explosion of young people, bars and smiles. Located right in the heart of this neighborhood, Soul mood can easily be exchanged with an art gallery: the walls are painted with neutral tones and the clothes are displayed as if they were paintings to admire.
Modern interiors and a combination of Spanish and Portuguese dishes. This welcoming tapas-style restaurant is located in the Jardin do Principe, a luxurious and residential neighborhood beloved by local families.
THE RIBERIO DA CUNHA PALACE
If you are not fond of antiques, then this is the shop for you. Certainly one of the coolest in Lisbon, it will seduce you even before you walk in. The building is a masterpiece itself!
With a delicious mix of Portuguese, Asian and tropical flavors, this cevicheria offers an unforgettable dining experience. The beautiful blue and white interiors are a clear tribute to the sea.