Bairro alto lissabon

bairro alto lissabon

What is Bairro Alto in Lisbon?

L iterally “upper neighborhood,” Bairro Alto sits at the top of a hill, and is the most “recent” of Lisbon’s old quarters. Laid out in 1513, it was the city’s first planned district, with a small grid of narrow streets outside the medieval wall that stood where you now see the two churches in Praça Luís de Camões.

Where is Bairro Alto suites?

The Heart of Lisbon! Bairro Alto Suites is right in the Historical Center, in a very calm area of the famous Bairro Alto Neighborhood. Walk out the door and you will find yourself right in the heart of Lisbon.

How far is Bairro Alto from Baixa?

Inn Bairro Alto B&B is within 5 minutes walking distance from Baixa-Chiado metro station, Principe Real garden, São Pedro de Alcântara and Adamastor belvedere. 2 minutes on foot there is the tram stop 28 and the Bica lift. You have also a parking lot (1 minute away) that doesn’t need reservation and with a cost of approximately 13€/24h.

Where to stay in Lisbon-Alto Alto?

Inn Bairro Alto B&B in the city center, located in one of the most charming neighborhoods in the city. It´s the perfect place for those who want to stay in the Lisbon city center, surrounded by tourist attractions, bars, restaurants, shops, nightlife, and at the same time want to stay in a cozy, home-like and quiet place.

What is the history of Bairro Alto?

The Bairro Alto was born as a response to the social and economic transformation in Lisbon in the second half of the 15th century. Commercial development caused the growth in the population, and an associated expansion of construction within the medieval walled city.

What to do in Bairro Alto in Lisbon?

Right at the base of Bairro Alto lies Miradouro de Santa Catarina, one of Lisbons many spectacular viewpoints. Facing out to the Tagus river, its a particularly good spot to make like a local and take in the sunset with a glass of wine.

Is Bairro Alto worth visiting?

At the top end of Bairro Alto, is an amazing view over the city center and the river. It is also a lively place at night as many groups of people take their conversations from the bars to the beautiful belvedere in the garden. Definitely worth visiting, before heading to dinner or at the end of your night out in Bairro Alto.

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Soon Bairro Alto became synonymous with a bohemian lifestyle, and by the 1980s it was where everyone went to in the late hours, creating street parties every Friday and Saturday night. Those continue to this day, although many of the night owls have moved down to the waterfront, in Cais do Sodré.

The nearest airport is Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport, 3.7 mi from Bairro Alto Suites. This is our guests favorite part of Lisbon, according to independent reviews. Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip. What would you like to know? Were sorry, but there was an error submitting your comment.

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How to get to Bairro Alto?

The upper section of Bairro Alto can be reached from downtown by the Glória funicular, which departs from Restauradores Square. The lower part, by Praça Luís de Camões, is a short walk from the Baixa-Chiado metro station on the blue and green lines (exit to “Largo do Chiado,” up the steep escalators).

Where to stay in Lisbon’s Bairro Alto?

Bairro Alto may be a nightlife district but, thankfully, its hotels are outside the noisiest streets. In Camões Square, facing the neighborhood’s grid of streets, is Lisbon’s most distinguished boutique hotel, the Bairro Alto Hotel.

How to get to the Baixa district?

The Baixa district is at the centre of Lisbon, and from the district it is easy to travel to almost every other area of the city. The train to Sintra departs from Rossio station, while the tram to Belem departs from Praça do Comércio and there are good connections to the airport passes through Rossio square.

What is the Baixa district in Lisbon famous for?

The Baixa district is the heart of Lisbon and comprises of magnificent plazas, grand avenues and grand Pombaline architecture. The district is popular with tourists, as contained within Baixa are many of Lisbon’s iconic tourist attractions, along with an extensive selection of restaurants, shops and hotels.

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