Chiado in Lisbon

28 March 2016 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

Camoens Square © Luca Galuzzi/cc-by-sa-2.5

Camoens Square © Luca Galuzzi/cc-by-sa-2.5

Chiado is the name of a square and its surrounding area in the city of Lisbon. The Chiado is located between the neighbourhoods of Bairro Alto and Baixa Pombalina. It is a traditional shopping area that mixes old and modern commercial establishments, mostly located at the Carmo and Garrett streets. The most well-known café of Chiado is “A Brasileira“, famous for having had poet Fernando Pessoa among its customers, and today it is very popular among tourists. The Chiado is also an important cultural area, with several museums and theatres.   read more…

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