Best neighborhoods in Lisbon

Check out the top neighborhoods in Lisbon, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Alfama
1. Alfama
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95 local reviews
Alfama, Alfama
LocalityPolitical
António
It is one of the oldest neighborhoods, traditional old town and is increasingly becoming a center of culture. …
Rui
This quaint medieval district (once the Moorish and Jewish quarter before it became a fishing community) is th…
David
Alfama is the oldest and one of the typical neighborhoods of Lisbon. The most spectacular views of Alfama have…
1. Alfama
1. Alfama
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95 local reviews
Alfama, Alfama
António
António
It is one of the oldest neighborhoods, traditional old town and is increasingly becoming a center of culture. It is a place of hidden nooks,…
Rui
Rui
This quaint medieval district (once the Moorish and Jewish quarter before it became a fishing community) is the oldest neighborhood in Europ…
David
David
Alfama is the oldest and one of the typical neighborhoods of Lisbon. The most spectacular views of Alfama have been the promenade formed by …
2. Cais do Sodré
2. Cais do Sodré
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128 local reviews
Cais do Sodré, Lisbon
Train stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Ricardo
A really wonderful place in one of the most typival Lisbon neighborhoods with an incredible nightlife. There y…
Joana
Perfect spot for a late drink.The best bars, clubs, restaurants and hotels in the neighborhood.
David
Bars, Nightclubs, Restaurants, Street musicians, on the famous "Pink Street", a former pirate's and mariner's …
2. Cais do Sodré
2. Cais do Sodré
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128 local reviews
Cais do Sodré, Lisbon
Ricardo
Ricardo
A really wonderful place in one of the most typival Lisbon neighborhoods with an incredible nightlife. There you will find Bars, Pubs, Resta…
Joana
Joana
Perfect spot for a late drink.The best bars, clubs, restaurants and hotels in the neighborhood.
David
David
Bars, Nightclubs, Restaurants, Street musicians, on the famous "Pink Street", a former pirate's and mariner's neighborhood that has became o…
3. Castelo de S. Jorge
3. Castelo de S. Jorge
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244 local reviews
R. de Santa Cruz do Castelo, Lisboa
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+351 21 880 0620
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Felipe
The Castelo de S. Jorge – National Monument occupies a privileged area of the old medieval alcáçova (citadel) …
Klaudia
It is a castle located in historical neighborhood of Lisbon, which survived an earthquake and a tsunami. You…
Ricardo
In S. Jorge Castle you can know a little about the history of Portugal and see Lisbon 360º. Stroll through the…
3. Castelo de S. Jorge
3. Castelo de S. Jorge
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244 local reviews
R. de Santa Cruz do Castelo, Lisboa
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+351 21 880 0620
Felipe
Felipe
The Castelo de S. Jorge – National Monument occupies a privileged area of the old medieval alcáçova (citadel) and consists of the castle, ru…
Klaudia
Klaudia
It is a castle located in historical neighborhood of Lisbon, which survived an earthquake and a tsunami. You should also walk around Alfam…
Ricardo
Ricardo
In S. Jorge Castle you can know a little about the history of Portugal and see Lisbon 360º. Stroll through the typical neighborhood that sur…
4. Nossa Senhora do Monte belvedere
4. Nossa Senhora do Monte belvedere
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130 local reviews
Point of interestEstablishment
Filipe
A different sight seeing place of Lisbon, but if you go to the Graça neighborhood, go and check it out.
Amélia
This viewpoint both allows you to get a breathtaking view over Lisbon, São Jorge Castle and Tagus River, but c…
Filipe
Best view point in Lisbon, after the S. Jorge Castle.
4. Nossa Senhora do Monte belvedere
4. Nossa Senhora do Monte belvedere
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130 local reviews
Filipe
Filipe
A different sight seeing place of Lisbon, but if you go to the Graça neighborhood, go and check it out.
Amélia
Amélia
This viewpoint both allows you to get a breathtaking view over Lisbon, São Jorge Castle and Tagus River, but can also function as a place to…
Filipe
Filipe
Best view point in Lisbon, after the S. Jorge Castle.
5. Rua Augusta
5. Rua Augusta
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19 local reviews
R. Augusta, Lisboa
Route
Joana & Fred
Downtown Lisbon, with Rua Augusta at its center, is an 18th-century district, completely rebuilt after the 175…
David
Baixa is a neoclassical neighborhood in Lisbon with grid-like streets. It was developed after the 1755 eathqua…
Joana
The most beautiful street for shopping!
5. Rua Augusta
5. Rua Augusta
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19 local reviews
R. Augusta, Lisboa
Joana & Fred
Joana & Fred
Downtown Lisbon, with Rua Augusta at its center, is an 18th-century district, completely rebuilt after the 1755 earthquake which had destroy…
David
David
Baixa is a neoclassical neighborhood in Lisbon with grid-like streets. It was developed after the 1755 eathquake devastated the area Before …
Joana
Joana
The most beautiful street for shopping!
6. Largo de Camões
6. Largo de Camões
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12 local reviews
37 Praça Luís de Camões, Lisboa
213 236 200
Establishment
Tomás
•Rua do Alecrim – go up one of the city’s most famous streets, connecting Cais do Sodré to Largo de Camões; •L…
Daniel
•Rua do Alecrim – go up one of the city’s most famous streets, connecting Cais do Sodré to Largo de Camões; •L…
Lourenco
•Rua do Alecrim – go up one of the city’s most famous streets, connecting Cais do Sodré to Largo de Camões; •L…
6. Largo de Camões
6. Largo de Camões
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12 local reviews
37 Praça Luís de Camões, Lisboa
213 236 200
Tomás
Tomás
•Rua do Alecrim – go up one of the city’s most famous streets, connecting Cais do Sodré to Largo de Camões; •Largo de Camões (Camoes Square)…
Daniel
Daniel
•Rua do Alecrim – go up one of the city’s most famous streets, connecting Cais do Sodré to Largo de Camões; •Largo de Camões (Camoes Square)…
Lourenco
Lourenco
•Rua do Alecrim – go up one of the city’s most famous streets, connecting Cais do Sodré to Largo de Camões; •Largo de Camões (Camoes Square)…
7. Bairro Alto
7. Bairro Alto
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223 local reviews
Bairro Alto, Margueira
NeighborhoodPolitical
Marta
The Bairro Alto is an old and picturesque neighborhood in central Lisbon, with narrow cobbled streets, centuri…
António
Throughout most of its 500-year history, this neighborhood has maintained a certain bohemian and alternative a…
António
In some of Lisbon’s oldest and most traditional neighbourhoods, you’ll find a nightlife and festive spirit tha…
7. Bairro Alto
7. Bairro Alto
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223 local reviews
Bairro Alto, Margueira
Marta
Marta
The Bairro Alto is an old and picturesque neighborhood in central Lisbon, with narrow cobbled streets, centuries-old houses, small tradition…
António
António
Throughout most of its 500-year history, this neighborhood has maintained a certain bohemian and alternative atmosphere. Starting on Largo d…
António
António
In some of Lisbon’s oldest and most traditional neighbourhoods, you’ll find a nightlife and festive spirit that you’ll find hard to believe …
8. Casa Fernando Pessoa
8. Casa Fernando Pessoa
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11 local reviews
16 R. Coelho da Rocha, Lisboa
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+351 21 391 3270
Point of interestEstablishment
Valeria
This is the neighborhood where Fernando Pessoa lived and died. It is unique not only for its squareness and sy…
Nuno
Pessoa's house and neighborhood
Cristina
One of the houses where the best known portuguese writer and poet lived, turned into a museum
8. Casa Fernando Pessoa
8. Casa Fernando Pessoa
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11 local reviews
16 R. Coelho da Rocha, Lisboa
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+351 21 391 3270
Valeria
Valeria
This is the neighborhood where Fernando Pessoa lived and died. It is unique not only for its squareness and symmetry, that is clearly distin…
Nuno
Nuno
Pessoa's house and neighborhood
Cristina
Cristina
One of the houses where the best known portuguese writer and poet lived, turned into a museum
9. Graça
9. Graça
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19 local reviews
Graça, Lisbon
Administrative area level 3Political
Augusto
Historic neighborhood.
Ana
Typical neighborhood with traditional shops -:: perfect for buying your groceries, fresh bread, delicious Port…
Pedro
Next to the flat (5 min walking), a popular and traditional neighborhood, where you can watch portuguese real …
9. Graça
9. Graça
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19 local reviews
Graça, Lisbon
Augusto
Augusto
Historic neighborhood.
Ana
Ana
Typical neighborhood with traditional shops -:: perfect for buying your groceries, fresh bread, delicious Portuguese pastries and biscuits -…
Pedro
Pedro
Next to the flat (5 min walking), a popular and traditional neighborhood, where you can watch portuguese real life. You will find several gr…
10. Armazéns do Chiado
10. Armazéns do Chiado
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23 local reviews
51-1, 1200-094 R. do Carmo, Lisboa
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
Shopping mallPoint of interestEstablishment
Alexandra
Lisbon's most elegant and trendiest neighborhood is where everyone meets for coffee, shopping, or before dinne…
Joana
Formerly a department store (which advertised itself as the country's largest shop in 1894), everything in thi…
Celia
Popular with the city's youth which is drawn to FNAC (CDs, DVDs, books) and other international shops. The top…
10. Armazéns do Chiado
10. Armazéns do Chiado
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23 local reviews
51-1, 1200-094 R. do Carmo, Lisboa
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
Alexandra
Alexandra
Lisbon's most elegant and trendiest neighborhood is where everyone meets for coffee, shopping, or before dinner and a night out in neighbori…
Joana
Joana
Formerly a department store (which advertised itself as the country's largest shop in 1894), everything in this building except the façade b…
Celia
Celia
Popular with the city's youth which is drawn to FNAC (CDs, DVDs, books) and other international shops. The top floor is dedicated to cafes a…
11. Zé da Mouraria
11. Zé da Mouraria
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34 local reviews
24 R. João do Outeiro, Lisboa
Closed · Opens in 28 minutes
+351 21 886 5436
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Tiago
At the recently renovated Mouraria neighborhood, where fado music was born, thiz amazing "tasca" serves delici…
Teresa
Great Portuguese restaurant in a very traditional neighborhood. It only opens at lunch time. You have to be th…
Anabela
At the recently renovated Mouraria neighborhood, where fado music was born, this amazing «tasca» serves delici…
11. Zé da Mouraria
11. Zé da Mouraria
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34 local reviews
24 R. João do Outeiro, Lisboa
Closed · Opens in 28 minutes
+351 21 886 5436
Tiago
Tiago
At the recently renovated Mouraria neighborhood, where fado music was born, thiz amazing "tasca" serves delicious portuguese food at fair pr…
Teresa
Teresa
Great Portuguese restaurant in a very traditional neighborhood. It only opens at lunch time. You have to be there before 12:30 or after 15:0…
Anabela
Anabela
At the recently renovated Mouraria neighborhood, where fado music was born, this amazing «tasca» serves delicious portuguese food at fair pr…
12. Pap'Açorda
12. Pap'Açorda
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10 local reviews
49 Av. 24 de Julho, Lisboa
Closed · Opens Tuesday 12:00 PM (noon)
+351 21 346 4811
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Ana Cristina
The restaurant responsible for turning Bairro Alto into Lisbon's trendiest dining neighborhood is still the mo…
Sofia & Miguel
The restaurant responsible for turning Bairro Alto into Lisbon's trendiest dining neighborhood is still the mo…
Tiago
One of Lisbon's classics, recently moved from Bairro Alto to the trendy Time Out Market. The food is still ama…
12. Pap'Açorda
12. Pap'Açorda
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10 local reviews
49 Av. 24 de Julho, Lisboa
Closed · Opens Tuesday 12:00 PM (noon)
+351 21 346 4811
Ana Cristina
Ana Cristina
The restaurant responsible for turning Bairro Alto into Lisbon's trendiest dining neighborhood is still the most famous in the area. It ope…
Sofia & Miguel
Sofia & Miguel
The restaurant responsible for turning Bairro Alto into Lisbon's trendiest dining neighborhood is still the most famous in the area. It open…
Tiago
Tiago
One of Lisbon's classics, recently moved from Bairro Alto to the trendy Time Out Market. The food is still amazing.