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“best area of the city”
Review of Alfama

Alfama
Ranked #2 of 497 things to do in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Wonderful sights delight walkers at every turn in this culturally rich and charming part of Lisbon, which through its architecture reminds visitors of its Visigothic roots, Arabic influence and fishing port heritage.
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Alfama is by far the best area of the city yo visit. The old streets, the famous tram and the beautiful colorful houses are a must.

Thank KleiberB2
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Lovely view of Lisbon, good place to view trams, and Cathedral nearby. Quite a hike and pavements in Lisbon are pretty dreadful so be warned if you have mobility issues!

Thank moomintroll_10
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Toured this part of Lisbon by segway. Great area with lots to see and do. This is the area that I want to stay in the next time I visit Lisbon. Alfama is filled with shops and restaurants. Check it out!

Thank Jen B
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

What a great neighborhood!

My wife and I spent a good bit of time here during our visit. Easily accessible from the end of the blue-line metro (Santa Apolonia station).

Bring good walking shoes as there is a good bit of up-hill and down-hill all through the neighborhood.

There are a number of great options to eat (Wine-bars, full-service, pizza, gelato, etc..) and the people are super friendly. Along with the normal assortment of souvenir shops, there are opportunities to pick-up some really interesting and unique items. Don't be afraid to get off the beaten path.

Alfama is in relatively close proximity to the National Pantheon and an easy bus ride (#759) to the National Tile Museum. Both are great places to visit and I would recommend as well.

Thank Damon M
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We passed through here and it's an interesting area with good views of the city and surrounds. A lot going on here and plenty to see.

Thank robww
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