Bairro AltoLisbon District

Bairro Alto is calling! Discover its bars, architecture, sightseeing and more.

Bars, historic sites and sights from Camoes Square to Santa Catarina Viewpoint—discover it all in Bairro Alto.

Top hotels in Bairro Alto

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Bairro Alto Hotel
Bairro Alto Hotel
5 out of 5
Praca Luis De Camoes 2, Lisbon, Lisbon
£206
per night
25 Nov-26 Nov

Located in Bairro Alto, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Camoes Square, Santa Justa Elevator, and Rossio Square. Commerce Square and Lisbon Cathedral ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (328 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel in great area. I wish we could check in a little earlier. I came at noon from us and wish I could have checked in and rested a little. Couldn’t check in until 2. Staff very helpful except at check in."…"

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2019

Bairro Alto Hotel
SafeStay Lisboa Hostel
SafeStay Lisboa Hostel
2 out of 5
Travessa do Fala Só, 9, Lisbon
£29
per night
17 Dec-18 Dec

Located in Bairro Alto, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Liberty Avenue, Rossio Square and Santa Justa Elevator. Botanical Garden and Martim Moniz Square ...

3.9/5Very Good! (25 reviews)

"It was pretty nice. Everyone on the reception was pretty nice! It's a typical old portuguese building with a great view over Lisbon and super well located!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2019

SafeStay Lisboa Hostel
Selina Secret Garden Lisbon
Selina Secret Garden Lisbon
2 out of 5
Beco Carrasco nº1, Lisbon
£54
per night
9 Dec-10 Dec

Located in Bairro Alto, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Rossio Square and Lisbon Cathedral (Se). Castle of Sao Jorge and 25th of April Bridge are also within ...

4.4/5Excellent! (50 reviews)
Fantastic hostel, fantastic staff.

"Friendly, welcoming and accommodating staff. Hostel and rooms are nicely decorated. They even have a cat:) The breakfast was amazing for the price!! I really enjoyed my stay. Thank you to the staff at Selina for everything."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2019

Selina Secret Garden Lisbon
Pensão Londres
Pensão Londres
2 out of 5
Rua Dom Pedro V 53, Lisbon
£32
per night
2 Dec-3 Dec

Located in Bairro Alto, this inn is within a 5-minute walk of Principe Real Square and Botanical Garden. Rossio Square and Santa Justa Elevator are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (398 reviews)

"It was close to a number of restaurants and easy to get to anywhere. There were a lot of taxis to access."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2019

Pensão Londres
Palácio das Especiarias
Palácio das Especiarias
4 out of 5
Rua da Horta Seca 11, Lisbon, Lisboa
£46
per night
10 Dec-11 Dec

Located in Bairro Alto, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Camoes Square, Santa Justa Elevator and Rossio Square. Commerce Square and Lisbon ...

4.3/5Excellent! (258 reviews)

"The staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome and special."…"

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2019

Palácio das Especiarias
The Lumiares Hotel & Spa
The Lumiares Hotel & Spa
5 out of 5
Rua do Diario de Noticas, 142, Lisbon
£157
per night
10 Dec-11 Dec

Located in Bairro Alto, this luxury aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Church of Sao Roque, Rossio Square, and Santa Justa Elevator. Botanical Garden and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (153 reviews)

"Incredible service, attention to detail and positivity throughout the entire establishment. Everything is done so professionally and all the amenities are state of the art. The rooms are incredible and everything is so well thought out. I’ll be back soon!"…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2019

The Lumiares Hotel & Spa

Popular things to do in Bairro Alto

Camoes Square
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Camoes Square

5/5(1 review)

Step back in time and learn more about local history with a stop at Camoes Square in Lisbon. Amble around this vibrant area's riverfront or experience its fascinating museums.

Church of Sao Roque
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Church of Sao Roque

Step back in time and learn more about local history with a stop at Church of Sao Roque in Lisbon. Experience the acclaimed art galleries and fascinating museums in this culturally rich area.

Santa Catarina Viewpoint
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Santa Catarina Viewpoint

3.5/5(2 reviews)

Enjoy a stop at Santa Catarina Viewpoint, a landmark worth seeing in Bica. Experience the fascinating museums and acclaimed art galleries in this romantic area.

Bica Lift
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Bica Lift

Enjoy a stop at Bica Lift, a landmark worth seeing in Lisbon. Experience the acclaimed art galleries and fascinating museums in this family-friendly area.

Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara
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Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara

4/5(1 review)

Explore the great outdoors at Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara, a lovely green space in Lisbon. Experience the fascinating museums and acclaimed art galleries in this vibrant area.

Belvedere Sao Pedro de Alcantara
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Belvedere Sao Pedro de Alcantara

Explore the great outdoors at Belvedere Sao Pedro de Alcantara, a lovely green space in Lisbon. Stroll along the riverfront or experience the acclaimed art galleries in this culturally rich area.

Top activities in Bairro Alto

Private Lisbon Street Art Walking Tour
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Private Lisbon Street Art Walking Tour

£26

Take in the colorful streets of Lisbon's thriving art scene, an open-air gallery for today's most innovative urban artists. Study works from graffiti to sophisticated murals as you get a feel for the locals, or alfacinhas (little lettuces) as they are lovingly called.

Private Lisbon Secret Gardens Walking Tour
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Private Lisbon Secret Gardens Walking Tour

£26

Dive into Lisbon's greener side on this private walking tour through the city's hidden gardens and stunning parks. Snap photos of ivy-covered statues, look for burbling fountains, and learn about the history and heritage of each spot you visit, from its architectural style to its cultural influence.

Lisbon's Private Favourite Food Tour with 10 Tastings
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Lisbon's Private Favourite Food Tour with 10 Tastings

£35

All the 10 tastings have been carefully selected by our hosts for you and your traveling group. From must-try bites to unique tastes you’ve never tried before, you’re in for a treat!In this Withlocals Originals tour we’ve combined 8 authentic local bites and 2 traditional drinks for the perfect Portuguese private tasting experience delivered by your local host.

Lisbon Pub Crawl
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Lisbon Pub Crawl

£13

From traditional pubs to trendy lounges and an exclusive club, Lisbon's legendary nightlife should not be missed. Spend an evening drinking and dancing in the quintessential Portuguese way in Bairro Alto.

Private History Tour of Lisbon's Monuments
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Private History Tour of Lisbon's Monuments

£26

The storied history of Lisbon comes to life on this guided walking tour through the streets of the Portuguese capital. With a private guide, set out to explore the monuments to the past, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and ancient treasures that dot this breathtaking coastal metropolis.

Classic Sailboat Private Tour
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Classic Sailboat Private Tour

£36

Choose your favorite day in the following periods of time and book your tour on our classic sailboat: • Periods of time: Morning (9:30-11:30am / 12:00-2:00pm), afternoon (3:00-5:00pm / 5:30-7:30pm) or night (8:30-10:30pm) • Boarding and landing dock: Santo Amaro Dock (Alcântara) • Boarding door: Porta 1 (near the paddel tennis courts, under the 25 April Bridge) • Sailboat: classic 18m sailboat, all renewed, with a capacity for 16 people.

Other areas in Lisbon District

Santa Catarina
Santa Catarina, Lisbon, Portugal
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Santa Catarina

Known for Sunsets, Urban, Bars

Santa Catarina is noteworthy for its bars, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Pharmacy Museum and Cardaes Convent.

Misericordia
Parliament showing street scenes, heritage architecture and a city

Misericordia

Known for Urban, Architecture, Bars

4.5/5(69 reviews)

The great bars and beautiful river views are just a few popular features of the neighbourhood. Make a stop by Mercado da Ribeira or Parliament (Sao Bento Palace) while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Cais do Sodre Metro Station to get around town.

São Paulo
Lisbon District which includes interior views and markets as well as a large group of people

São Paulo

Known for Rivers, Architecture, Biking

If you're spending time in São Paulo, you might enjoy attractions like Mercado da Ribeira and Santa Catarina Viewpoint. You might also enjoy the neighbourhood's great bars before hopping on the metro at Cais do Sodre Metro Station to see more of the city.

Principe Real
Botanical Garden which includes a garden

Principe Real

Known for Gardens, Skyscrapers, Cafés

4.5/5(64 reviews)

Gardens and cafes are highlights of Principe Real. Make a stop by Botanical Garden or National Museum of Natural History while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Rato Station to get around town.

Baixa
Santa Justa Elevator showing landscape views and a city

Baixa

Known for Monuments, Shopping, Cathedrals

4.5/5(511 reviews)

Baixa is a sophisticated district of downtown Lisbon. It has picturesque squares, pedestrianised streets and avenues lined with elegant shops, cafés and theatres.

Santos
Santos, Lisbon, Portugal
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Santos

Known for Romantic, Museums, Libraries

4.5/5(18 reviews)

Santos is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Lisbon, covering the Alcantra, Lapa and Madragoa areas. It’s known for possessing the perfect blend of old-world charm and contemporary flair.