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"Alfama" Alfama Quarter Tip by woodstockties

Alfama Quarter, Lisbon: 67 reviews and 136 photos

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  • Alfama - Lisbon
  • Alfama - Lisbon
  • Alfama - Lisbon

The Alfama is a lively neighbourhood at the foot of the castle São Jorge. It's a picturesque district with whitewashed houses, a tangle of steep alleys and stepstreets, squares and gates. Between the fluttering laundry you have a marvelous view over the city, the port and the river.
If you take tram 12 to the castle and from there start to saunter, you can't get lost: if you always walk downwards you finally reach the river.

Address: 1100-172 Alfama, Lisbon
Directions: Alfama, quarter between river and castle

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 9, 2008
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