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Wallet-friendly restaurant ‘O Cantinho do Custódio’ Mouraria Lisbon: tasty Portuguese food, local dining place & park ‘Jardim da Cerca da Graça': great old town city views

Tweet Not trendy or chic, but very tasty and cheap: typical Portuguese food in Mouraria, historic area of Lisbon, close to a new park with wonderful old town city views. Easy to reach from square Praça Martim Moniz (tram 28) Restaurant ‘O Cantinho do Custódio’ Mouraria Lisbon, owners & daughter Ilda Away from tourist areas in Lisbon you can […]

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

Tweet 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 […]

Lisbon inside city tips: hop on hop off bus, Red Tram historical tour, Santa Justa Lift, Cristo Rei statue, old tram 28, St George Castle, Portas do Sol, Belém Tower, hotspots, breathtaking views & nightlife

Tweet Planning a short trip to Lisbon? My inside (cheap) tips and trip ideas! ‘Hop on and hop off’ open-topped double decker bus tours are a popular way for tourists to view Lisbon city. The “River Tagus tour” offer you the the opportunity to view the areas in which most of its monuments may be found, […]

Square ‘Largo do Carmo’ Lisbon: wonderful historical buildings, Portuguese history, great city views, Santa Justa lift, Eurovision Song Contest 1974 & the 25 April Carnation Revolution

Tweet Wonderful Largo do Carmo, located close to the heart of the legendary Bairro Alto district, in Chiado, is one of my favorite squares in Lisbon: the beautiful trees, the historical buildings, the atmosphere, the fascinating church ruins, the extraordinary Santa Justa elevator and the amazing city views! Largo do Carmo, springtime This picturesque square is a very popular tourist […]

Nostalgic Moorish kiosks in Lisbon near favorite tourist attractions, great viewpoints & recommended restaurants

Tweet On August 6, 711 Lisbon was taken by the Moors, 400 years later the city returned to Christian rule.  Nowadays the Moorish influence is still present, like the lovely designed old kiosks (quiosque), serving old-fashioned Portuguese refreshments and snacks. A few examples near beautiful viewpoints, favorite tourist attractions, some recommended restaurants and how to get there. Kiosk […]

Romantic Parque Principe Real near Bairro Alto, Rua dom Pedro V & Lisbon’s famous (gay) nightlife

Tweet Parque Príncipe (Prince) Real, near Bairro Alto (at daytime), is a wonderful park. This century-old cedar ‘umbrella’ tree is really amazing! Laid out in 1860 with lots of exotic plants, the garden hosts a handicraft- and ecological products bazaar on specific days of the week. After shopping people like to take a break here. Rua dom […]

Bairro Alto at night: hotspot ‘A Capela’ famous bar in Lisbon & owner Pedro Silva

Tweet Rua da Atalaia, Bairro Alto  in Lisbon at 02:00. Balcony view from Trendy 2-bedroom , for rent in the heart of this area for people who love nightlife Bairro Alto in Lisbon is posssibly one of the best spots in Europe for a night out! Wander through the lanes of bars, fado houses and clubs – every […]