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

Parque Príncipe (Prince) Real, near Bairro Alto (at daytime), is a wonderful park. This century-old cedar ‘umbrella’ tree is really amazing!

Lisbon Principe Real Parque ceder tree

Parque in area Príncipe Real (Royal Prince) Lisbon

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Laid out in 1860 with lots of exotic plants, the garden hosts a handicraft- and ecological products bazaar on specific days of the week.

Lisbon Parque Principe Real Terrace

Parque in area Príncipe Real (Royal Prince) Lisbon

After shopping people like to take a break here. Rua dom Pedro V  is one of the most interesting streets of Lisbon to walk around. There’s lots of boutiques, traditional antique shops, art galleries and colorful historical buildings.

Principe Real Park Lisbon 4

Parque in area Príncipe Real (Royal Prince) Lisbon

Beautiful trees and terraces to drink your bica (espresso), and besides not expensive :-). The atmosphere is very relaxed..This park is an extension of Bairro Alto,  a gay-friendly place in which plenty of bars and clubs are in easy reach.  More about gay clubs and bars in the neighborhood

Principe Real Park Lisbon kiosque

Parque in area Príncipe Real (Royal Prince) Lisbon

Beautiful small kiosk.  More examples of Moorish kiosks  near viewpoints, favorite tourist attractions, some recommended restaurants and how to get there

Lisbon Principe Real Rua dom Pedro V Cunha Palace

Rua dom Pedro V, # 26 : Arabesque Ribeiro da Cunha Palace, dating from 1877, now housing a university department.

Gallery Fabrico Infinito, a very fancy art gallery in Principe Real in Rua dom Pedro V, # 74

Fabrico Infinito Art Gallery Principe Real

 

2 Responses to “Romantic Parque Principe Real near Bairro Alto, great terraces, Rua dom Pedro V & Lisbon’s famous (gay) nightlife”

  1. now this street has a web page!:

    http://www.ruadompedrov.com

  2. […] Park Principe Real […]

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