Archive for the 'antiques' Category

Museum of Decorative Arts Fress Lisbon: Portuguese 17th to 18th C. nobility collection, viewpoint Portas do Sol, lovely tiles, romantic patio & an extraordinary experience: guided visit to arts and crafts ateliers

Would you like to see how the Portuguese nobility lived in their luxury palaces during the 17th and 18th Century? If you are planning to visit Lisbon take the opportunity to visit the Museum of Decorative Arts, the former city palace,easy to reach by legendary tram 28. Museum of Decorative Arts Fress Lisbon (Museu Artes Decorativas Fress) 2014: […]

Sunday flea, vintage, stamps, coins & (eco)handicraft market at Praça do Comércio Lisbon

Do you enjoy flea market shopping? Every Sunday morning there’s a small market at square Praça do Comércio (‘Commerce Square’) , where you can find antiques, books, collectioner’s items, vinyl music albums, stamps, coins and (eco) handicraft. In summertime this market also take place on Saturdays. March 2009 This outdoor market is held every Sunday from 9am to […]

Lisbon shopping: Rua dom Pedro V, boutiques, traditional antique shops, Fabrico Infinito, a fancy art gallery, a fairy tale tearoom & beautiful blossoming jacaranda trees

Walking around in Lisbon is even better after spring has sprung. The streets, squares, parks and avenues are even more beautiful now that the jacarandas are beginning to blossom. Originally from South America, these trees of the Bignoniaceae family arrived in Lisbon in the mid-17th century and ever since, between May and June when they’re […]

Popular cafe/restaurant ‘O Panteao’ above Lisbons’ legendary flea market ‘Feira da Ladra’: excellent Portuguese food & lovely sunny terrace

After browsing Lisbon’s famous flea market Feira da Ladra, (early in the morning you can find the best bargains), it’s a good idea to drink a coffee/beer or enjoy a lunch in Restaurant ‘O Panteao (Pantheon) de Santa Clara’ . Terrace cafe/restaurant ‘O Panteao (Pantheon) de Santa Clara’  Lisbon From the terrace you can see a part of […]

Feira da Ladra: Lisbons’ legendary flea market, every Tuesday and Saturday, football player Cristiano Ronaldo’s sexy underwear & Michael Jackson’s Thriller

‘Feira da Ladra’ in Alfama at Campo de Santa Clara , is Lisbons legendary flea market. Feira da Ladra means more or less ‘market of thieves’. You should take this quite literally and keep an eye on your belongings. ‘Feira da Ladra’ in Alfama Lisbon: famous fleamarket If you are looking for buying ‘opportunities’, or things […]