Wander through the oldest district in town, Alfama, known for its high concentration of Fado bars and restaurants. Set between Sao Jorge Castle and Tejo river, it's a good choice of walking areas for tourists. During Moorish rule, this was the entire city. The picturesque side streets and squares survived the 1755 Lisbon earthquake and today are beautiful tourist attractions. Stroll down Rua do Barao, stop into quaint shops, and listen to Fado--a musical style native to the region--at a local bar. As you explore, you'll notice historic sites and several churches along the way, until you reach the walls of the 12th century Lisbon Cathedral. Take a look at our Lisbon travel planner to schedule your visit to Alfama and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Tours to Alfama
Best of Lisbon Guided Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $21
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Alfama Walking Tour in Lisbon BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $16
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Duration: 1 hour
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Quartiere da visitare, quantomeno farci un giro coi mezzi (tram 28, mototaxy) meglio se gli si dedica una passeggiata a piedi anche se, la sua natura orogorafica rende questo un po` impegnativo. more »Neighborhood to visit, at least make us a tour with the means (tram 28, mototaxy) better if you dedicate a walk though, its nature Orogorafica makes this a bit ' challenging.
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