Alight here and head south, towards the river, through the Rua Augusta Arch into the mighty Praça do Comércio square. Alternatively head North into the "Pombaline" or neoclassical streets of the Baixa district full of interesting shops, various attractions, also the Praça da Figueira and Rossio Square. See More [ ► ]
Chiado & Bairo Alto
Chiado is the cosmopolitan heart of Lisbon where all the top retailers want to have a shop window along with more traditional shops, cafés, a number of art galleries, theatres, pottery workshops as well as bookshops. This vibrancy district is very popular with the local population and a draw for students, artists, poets and other bohemians. A little further on from Chiado is the Bairo Alto which come alive at night when it's ancient streets and bars are full of people having a great time.