Hotel Lisboa Plaza



Here are some tips from our front office staff on where to go in this wonderful city..

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    Avenida da Liberdade

    Lisbon's main boulevard where all the top shops, grander hotels, banks, airline offices are located and you can easily get anywhere in the historic center. Bairro Alto is just 2 minutes away with the Elevador da Glória. Baixa, Alfama and Chiado are within walking distance.  Originally built as a public park and named as Passeio Público it was inaugurated in 1764, created by Pombaline architect Reinaldo Manuel.

    Avenida da Liberdade Market, sells everything from antiques to junk, every second weekend of the month.

    Portuguese brands: Rosa & Teixeira, Fly London, David Rosas, Maria João Bahia, Lanidor.

    International Brands:  Louis Vuitton, Prada, Armani, Todd's, Burberry, Versace, Gucci, Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent. It is nowadays considered as the 35th most expensive avenue in the world.

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    War Memorial

    Inaugurated in 22 November 1931, a tribute to the 50,000 Portuguese soldiers who fought in World War I.

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    Glória Funicular

    Located at beginning of Avenida da Liberdade, on the Restauradores Square. The funicular opened on October 24, 1885 and since then having been carrying locals and tourists on a short trip to Bairro Alto and to the São Pedro de Alcântara Belvedere.

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    Lavra Funicular

    From 19 April 1884, located at Largo da Anunciada, will take you to Torel Belvedere with one of the best views over the city.

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    Ginginha do Rossio

    A tradicional Lisbon’s sour cherry liquor.

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    S. Domingos Church

    The Church of our last royal wedding and the living memory of the earthquake in 1755.

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    This large square commemorates the country's liberation from 60 years of Spanish rule in 1640.

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    Bairro Alto

    Dating from the 16th century it has traditionally been the city's bohemian haunt of artists and writers. Its quiet small street during the day, are transformed at night into the city's vibrant nightlife quarter with a all kind of entertainment and of course Fado houses.

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    Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Much more than just a song, Fado is the purest expression of Lisboa's "soul" and Portuguese feelings, always accompanied by the solemn and melancholy chords of the Portuguese guitar. It can be heard in many restaurants and “Tascas” of the old districts of Lisboa.

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    Leitão & Irmão

    Jewellers to the Portuguese Crown in 1887, continues to produce all articles at their own workshops and they all bear our manufacturer’s hallmark, ensuring the very highest quality standards.

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    Conserveira de Lisboa

    Established 1930 still selling its original 3 canned food brands Tricana, Prata do Mar and Minor. It preserves a credible bridge between production and clients.

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    Luvaria Ulisses

    Established in 1925, try some exquisite gloves in this tiny little shop.

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    Casa Pereira

    Buy a small package of “bolachinhas de furo” (cookies) to eat while walking around.

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    A Vida Portuguesa

    A different shop offering all old Portuguese products that were slowly disappearing.

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    Casa de Velas do Loreto

    The oldest shop and manufacture of candles in Lisbon. A beautiful shop with wonderful handmade candles.

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    A Carioca

    It's an art deco palace with two coffee grinders dating from 1936. The shop's iconic symbol is a carioca, a woman from Rio de Janeiro, holding a cup of coffee.

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    Chapelaria Azevedo Rua

    Since 1886, here you will find all kind of Hats.

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    Fábrica Sant’Anna

    Sant’Anna Factory produces all its pieces according to entirely handcrafted methods keeping the same processes since 1741.

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    Livraria Bertrand

    Established in Chiado quarter 1732, it’s the world oldest bookstore recognized by the Guiness.

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    Festivities of Lisbon “Santo António”

    Santo António - Lisbon’s patron saint - overseas the city’s festivities that reach their highpoint on the evening of June 12, with a procession of popular marches through the Avenida da Liberdade. Entertainment activities that will invade Lisbon’s oldest neighborhoods, luring lure thousands of people into the streets.

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    Lisbon Fish and Flavors

    For eleven days in April it offers the chance to enjoy innovative gastronomic dishes created from fish and seafood from our coast.

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    Lisbon Marathon

    Every year in December, the streets of the Portuguese capital are invaded by the Lisbon Marathon – Portugal’s oldest marathon event.

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    Com’Out Lisbon

    Jazz Festival that takes place in September. Free live music, dance and theater in the city’s gardens and viewpoints.

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    Bric-à-Brac Avenida Liberdade

    Every thursday and saturdays along the exclusive Avenida Liberdade.