LX FACTORY Lisbon: an abandoned industrial site has been turned into a creative, cultural and gastronomic area in restored factory buildings. Here, the past and present converge in a wonderful way!
LX factory in Lisbon: ‘big trash animals’ a series of street art
‘Let’s bring nature back to the city – join the movement’ created by Bordalo II
LX factory in Lisbon: restaurants in summertime & Sunday market
Built in 1846: 23.000 m2 industrial area in the Alcântara district
LX Factory Lisbon is located in the heart of the Alcântara district, a former industrial area, one of the most important manufacturing complex in Lisbon’s history.
LX factory in Lisbon March 2017 & weekly Sunday open air market
In 2008, this site was transformed into an Arts Center, where numerous significant cultural events are held, nowadays one of the most visited arts centers of Lisbon.
LX factory in Lisbon March 2017 & weekly open air market
Weekly Sunday LX market from 11:00 -19:00. More details: Facebook
Every Sunday an open air market is held, selling original pieces, trendy hand-made items, 2nd hand, vintage, shoes, plants, food and much more…YouTube Sunday LX market
LX factory in Lisbon:
Several good restaurants & affordable prices
Lively and exciting cultural area full of art studios, bars and restaurants
LX Factory, February 10, 2019 & Margarethe de Vrieze
Mexican restaurant Mez Cais LX. Video at Youtube
Some (fashion) shops are closed at Sundays, but most restaurants and cafes are open. LX factory is a cool hangout zone 🙂
LX factory in Lisbon: several restaurants with river view
Spectacular bookstore Ler Devagar
Restaurants, galleries, architecture, studios, terraces, music, nightclubs, art- and creative shops, fashion boutiques and a spectacular book store: Livraria ‘Ler Devagar’ (litt. read slowly, website with a virtual tour) . Facebook
LX factory Lisbon in wintertime (January 2016)
Dictator Salazar & ’25th of April bridge’
This former factory site is located under the wonderful ‘25th of April Bridge’. In 1966 the bridge was inaugurated and named ‘Salazar Bridge’ (Prime Minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968). Soon after the Carnation Revolution in 1974, the bridge was renamed ’25th of April Bridge’ (Ponte 25 de Abril)’, the day the revolution had occurred.
LX factory Lisbon: river view & ’25 April Bridge’. Retro buses: Village Underground
Great rooftop terrace & disapointing experience
The 4th floor of a former break room of factory workers was transformed in a gastropub with a curious decor and an amazing view over the river Tejo and the 25 April bridge.
LX factory Lisbon: weekly Sunday market & Bolo do Caco
Delicious wheat bread from Madeira Island: Bolo do Caco
At the weekly Sunday market, there’s a stall and a table with chairs where you can enjoy a gastronomical treat from the Portuguese Island Madeira: Bolo do Caco, traditional bread. Delicious with f.i. just garlic butter € 4, vegetarian € 5 or prego (steak) € 8. More info
LX factory in Lisbon & street art
Rua Rodrigues de Faria 103 Lisbon
Autocarros (Buses) 714, 727