Lisboa Baixa Pombalina Area

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Nearest rail station : the downtown Baixa city centre is served by Rossio Railway Station or Estação de Caminhos de Ferro do Rossio, formerly known as Estação Central (Central Station).

Nearest Metro Stations : Baixa Pombalina is served by Avenida, Restauradores, Rossio, Baixa-Chiado, and Terreiro do Paço metro stations.

Nearest airport : the closest international airport is Lisboa Portela airport, located 7km or 4,3 miles north of downtown Baixa.

Railway Accommodation : We can offer you the cheapest hotels, b&b's and hostels near by a train station in Portugal.

Lisbon Trams : Rede de eléctricos de Lisboa comprises out of five urban lines, and is primarily a tourist attraction.

Cruise Ship Port of Lisbon : cruise ships dock at one of three cruise terminals: Alcântara Terminal, the Rocha Conde de Obidos Terminal or the Santa Apolonia Terminal. Some cruise lines offer shuttle service to Praça do Comercio in the Baixa district.

Lisbon Accommodations in Downtown

Baixa District

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Lisbon Downtown is the Baixa Pombaline district. It's the main area for shopping and main banking district. The area stretches from the riverfront to the main avenue called Avenida da Liberdade in central Lisbon. It's a great place to stay, because it is close to all major sights and attractions, with excellent transport facilities and close to shops, restaurants, cafes and museums.

There is an excellent selection of great value boutique hotels and charming b&b's located in downtown Lisboa, Baixa Pombalina district. Hotels housed in historical buildings, situated in historic Lisbon, close to Avenida da Liberdade, metro and train stations.

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Baixa Pombalina in Lisboa Portugal

Lisbon Baixa District is the downtown area of Lisbon Portugal. It's a lively district in the heart of the city from the riverfront to Avenida da Liberdade or Liberty Avenue with streets flanked by neoclassical and ArtDeco buildings. Baixa was rebuilt by the Marquis of Pombal (D. Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal) following the earthquake of 1755. In the district you will find broad elegant squares, 18th century architecture, patterned pavements, the main shopping boulevards, and popular cafes. Main sights of the area are Comercio Square, Rossio Square and the Santa Justa Elevator.

In the 19th century, Baixa was Lisbon’s commercial heart, with streets named according to their trades. Rua dos Sapateiros or the shoemakers street, Rua da Prata or silversmiths street, and Rua Augusta for the wool and silk merchants.

Main Sights and Landmarks in Baixa Pombaline District

Rossio Square or Pedro IV Square -- popular tourist spot and square in central Lisbon. The square is surrounded by cafes with terraces. One of the most popular is the art deco Cafe Nicola on the western side of the square. In the middle of the square stands The Column of Pedro IV, on either side a baroque fountain, and on the north side is the Dona Maria II National Theater.

Praça do Comércio or Commerce Square -- waterfront square with a statue of King Jose I in the center of the square.

Elevador de Santa Justa or Santa Justa Elevator -- lift located at the end of Rua de Santa Justa, connecting the lower streets of the Baixa with the higher Largo do Carmo (Carmo Square). It was built by the Portugal-born French architect Raoul de Mesnier du Ponsard (an apprentice of Gustave Eiffel, the builder of Paris' Eiffel Tower).

Rua Augusta -- main pedestrian street of Lisbon Portugal with mosaic pavements, outdoor cafes, international fashion stores. Between Commerce Square and Rua Augusta is the Rua Augusta Arch.

Figueira Square -- one of the city's main bus and tram stops offering a great view of St. George's Castle.

Praça dos Restauradores -- historical square.

Rossio Station -- station located in a monumental Neo-Manueline building, built in the late 19th century between 1886 and 1887. The rail station is located between Praca dos Restauradores and the Rossio Square.

Church of São Domingos -- site where the São Domingos Convent stoodP before the Great Earthquake of 1755.

Avenida da Liberdade -- Lisbon's main boulevard built in the 19th century in the style of the Champs-Elysees in Paris city centre.

Eduardo VII Park -- largest park in Lisbon Portugal.

Rua das Portas de Santo Antão -- street known for it's seafood restaurants. Also situated in this street is the classical Coliseu dos Recreios, which is the Lisbon Coliseum, opened in 1890 as a circus, and today is a concert venue.

Inexpensive downtown lodging

Metropole - ( Hotel located in the City Centre of Baixa in Lisbon )

Traditional boutique hotel, prestigiously situated directly on the Rossio, Lisbon's main square, facing the castle of St. George and the historic Alfama district.

Hotel Mundial - ( Hotel situated in the center of Lisbon in Portugal )

Hotel Mundial is located in the very heart of Lisbon. The small streets surrounding the hotel are full of atmosphere with small restaurants and bars wherever you go.

Golden Tulip Hotel Altis - ( Hotel in City Centre Baixa in Lisbon Portugal )

The Hotel Altis is your executive hotel in the very heart of Lisbon, where tradition and warm hospitality are the real landmarks.