Alfama, Alfama, Portugal

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Alfama, Lisboa 1100 Portugal

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  • 3 mentions in Opinion on staying at Memmo Alfama vs. hotel in Chiado. Budget $$$$

    • Sarah C.

      Sarah C. said, "...a great, great city with different vibes in each neighborhood. A lot depends on what you're looking for in the vicinity. Alfama is great if you're looking for some traditional restaurants, fado clubs, and quieter streets. I stayed in Bairro Alto..." See More

    • Izabel M.

      Izabel M. said, "... Alfama this side of the Chiado and Bairro Alto, all part of the center of Lisbon old town. The Hotel Santa Justa Lisboa or the Internacional Design Hotel can be a good option in Chiado, the Solar Do Castelo in Alfama..." See More

    • Claudia N.

      Claudia N. said, "...Hi, Alfama is really not far off the centre. you might also try Santa Catarina, it's totally cool and you'll be at walking distance from most places. The beautiful Lisbon trams will be your public transport from there, as they only..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Which neighborhood in Lisbon should I stay in?

    • Mary S.

      Mary S. said, "...exploring on foot and by public transport (trams and elevadores in particular). Alternatively, slightly less convenient but perhaps more atmospheric, the Alfama district might be worth a look. It's the oldest part of Lisbon and largely managed to escape the devastating..." See More

    • Claudia L.

      Claudia L. said, "...Hi Dan, My family and I stayed in two Lisbon neighborhoods which we would recommend: Chiado and Alfama. Both were great and had completely different vibes. Chiado The Airbnb 2-bedroom apartment we stayed in was close to restaurants, cafes and..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Four days in Lisbon with family (including grandmother) - recommendations?

    • Luciana M.

      Luciana M. said, "...together. Parque das Nações which was built for the Expo 2000 and the Oceanário de Lisboa (very large aquarium) is there. Alfama is one of the oldest areas in the city (not destroyed by fires or earthquakes that leveled everything else)..." See More

    • Sini S.

      Sini S. said, "...tasting: Lisboa Solar And if you have a chance to have an adult dinner: 100 Maneiras A walk in Alfama was great - and very exhausting with the stroller... I'd also take a bus to Belem, just to have..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best day trip options from Lisbon?

    • Sally E.

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      Sally E. said, " see Jerónimos Monastery, Torre de Belém if you'd like and eat delicious Pastéis de Belém. In the city, go to Alfama and walk around and go to a fado bar as well (traditional Portuguese music) - Castelo de São Jorge..." See More

    • Maria O.

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      Maria O. said, "...drink some wine, eat some fish, go to a jazz club. Walk the hills to Chiado Bairro Alto and especially the Alfama take in the views, meet the smiley, friendly people and just relax and enjoy the beautiful place...." See More

  • 1 mention in Must see's in Lisbon?

    • Sara C.

      Sara C. said, "...One of the most picturesque places i've been to was the rooftops of Alfama. Really beautiful up there! We loved wandering through Rua Garrett as well...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best coffee & cocktails in Lisbon, Portugal?

    • Jodi E.

      Jodi E. said, "...Memmo Alfama Hotel Lisboa before dusk, where you can not only see out toward the sea but also the buildings of Alfama lit up in the late afternoon light. View below from my last visit there (unedited): For coffee, everywhere and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best way of transportation in Lisbon?

    • Maria O.

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      Maria O. said, "...a really fab city with lots to do. Make sure to go to Belém on the tram and the jewish quarter Alfama of Lisbon is very much "old Lisbon" and has great views...." See More

  • 1 mention in Must sees or dos in Lisbon?

    • Eduardo P.

      Eduardo P. said, "...theres a lot of things to do and see! Bairro Alto is a place to and have dinner o a drink Alfama and it's narrow streets is a must. Plan to have dinner and look for some some fado resataurante arround..." See More

  • 1 mention in Weekend in Lisbon

    • Sérgio N.

      Sérgio N. said, "...river. Do not miss Belém area, for historical monuments and the cream custard cakes in Pastéis de Belém. A strool around Alfama, Mouraria, Chiado and Bairro Alto neighborhoods for the historical center of town, by foot, to feel the vibe,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to stay (cheap and nice neighborghood)

    • claus a.

      claus a. said, "...Lisbon called Rato. It's a funky neighborhood that is really cool and not as touristy as areas like Bairro Alto and Alfama, but you can easily pop down to these historic neighborhoods from there...." See More

  • 1 mention in Nice place for breakfast (and lunch) in Alfama for a group

    • Todo E.

      Todo E. said, "...Hi Sabine, Why does it have to be in the Alfama? It is only a short walk from the Alfama (depending on where exactly you are staying) to the Rua Agusta where on this street - and just off it..." See More

  • 1 mention in Help me find my perfect city to live in.

    • Diana C.

      Diana C. said, "...means of transport: metro, bus, trams, train and... your almighty feet - because it's always a good option to stroll around Alfama meet the nice old locals, take photos, drink a "bica". The best part is that you'll always leave behind..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best free things to do in Lisbon?

    • claus a.

      claus a. said, " to visit, such as the church next to the Jerónimos Monastery and Torre de Belém. The old parts of Lisbon Alfama and Bairro Alto are free to walk around too and very scenic and taking the old tram there will..." See More

  • 1 mention in 1 week in Lisbon in October: where to stay?

    • claus a.

      claus a. said, "...I would suggest that you book your hotel either in Bairro Alto Alfama or Baixa. These are in the very center of the city, where you have a good restaurant and cafe scene with nice original places. I would not book..." See More

  • 1 mention in Last minute trip

    • Goofie V.

      Goofie V. said, "...can go to the Miradouro de Santa Luzia , covered in blue 'azulejos' and stroll down the little streets in the Alfama, the old neighbourhood known for the Fado music. Lots of restaurants that offer a dinner with live music...." See More

  • 1 mention in How can I best see the city!?

    • João S.

      João S. said, " Saldanha (three shopping centers for convenience) Castelo de São Jorge : from downtown "climb" to Castelo de São Jorge through Alfama during the day (maybe lunch). Bairro Alto : from downtown "climb" to Bairro Alto through Chiado during the evening/night..." See More

  • 1 mention in Portugal itinerary help and must see places?

    • claus a.

      claus a. said, "...the birthplace of the portuguese cakes called "pasteis de nata". The two old part of the city called Bairro Alto and Alfama are also very interesting and if you like modern architecture then Parque das Nações is worth a visit. in..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must do/visit/eat during 3 day visit

    • Pedro R.

      Pedro R. said, "...Hey Benedict, It all depends on what points of interest tickle your fancy. Anyway, main areas: Lisbon downtown( Alfama, Graça + Mosteiro de São Vicente de Fora , Baixa , Chiado , Principe Real and Bairro Alto for the nightlife)..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must See Attractions and Sites in Lisbon, Portugal

    • Bianca S.

      Bianca S. said, "...Take Tram 28 into Alfama and also just for fun. It is excellent for site seeing :)..." See More

  • 1 mention in What tourist traps around the world are worth the visit?

    • Izabel M.

      Izabel M. said, "...In Lisbon go to the Portas Do Sol "Miradouro das Portas do Sol" and down the streets of the Alfama losing yourself within the alleys of the neighborhood. Traverse if not all of it, a little part of the Mouraria "Rota..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best time of year to visit Lisbon

    • Xavier R.

      Xavier R. said, "...Europe ( beetween 25 and 30 degrees ) and lisbon is so beautiful , you have to come wathever ... 😜 Alfama is a good place to stay and you have to go to Cascais to the beach it´s amazing ......" See More

  • 1 mention in 4 days in Lisbon - must-dos, must-eats, and where to stay?

    • Maria O.

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      Maria O. said, " favourites were Chiado Museum also known as the National Museum of contemporary art and the Design and fashion museum. The Alfama district is a must-see for old Lisbon and fado clubs. The views you get from walking through Alfama are..." See More

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