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Kiosk cafe ‘Clara Clara’ Lisbon, terrace near fleamarket Feira da Ladra, WiFi hotspot, playground for children & panoramic Tagus river views

The ‘Clara Clara’ Cafe in Alfama Lisbon is a kiosk in the garden-terrace of Boto Machado (or Santa Clara), overlooking the Tagus (Tejo) River and the National Pantheon (Church of Santa Engracia), in the heart of Lisbon’s legendary flea market, Feira da Ladra, litt. thieves market. ‘Clara Clara’ kiosk cafe in the heart of fleamarket Feira da Ladra, […]

Old Mercado da Ribeira Lisbon (Market near the river), flea market Feira da Ladra & coin and stamp collectors

On every Sunday morning from 09:00 – 13:00, the second floor of the old market Mercado da Ribeira (Market near the river since 1882), is reserved for coin and stamp collectors. Mercado da Ribeira Lisbon - coin and stamp collectors A good Dutch friend of mine is a coin collector, he asked me to browse the […]

Lisbon people: designer Alberto Gourgel, store/atelier vintage decoration & Feira da Ladra, Lisbon’s famous flea market

Designer Alberto Gourgel was born in Angola, a Portuguese colony from the 16th century to 1975. ” I studied in a boarding school in Angola, but due to economical problems my brother and I moved to Lisbon in 1983. Being a kid, I already had a lot of creative ideas”. Market ‘A Feira da Ladra‘  (Lisbon’s famous flea […]

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’ famous flea market, football player 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 […]

Public transport: tram 28, a ‘must-do’ Lisbon attraction, best stops & a cheap way to visit most old town tourist attractions and Tagus River viewpoints

If you want to get a good impression of the historical city of Lisbon, a very good idea is taking this typical little trolley, ‘eléctrico 28′. This legendary tram 28 is a tourist attraction in itself. It goes all around town. Of course you can hop on and hop off. Tram (‘eléctrico 28′), Alfama. Starting point: square […]

Holiday rental Lisbon: 1 bedroom 400 years old house historic Lisbon, Alfama & old Moorish neigborhood

This old house with three floors in historic Alfama is an excellent location in the heart of historic Lisbon. This wonderful old house is availble for holiday rentals, more information The owner is Portuguese. Pedro Silva also owns a famous bar in Bairro Alto,  named Capela. You can enquire about the price and availability: thelisbonconnection@gmail.com The street […]