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Downtown and Bairro Alto Free Tour: History versus Modern Facts

Duration: 3h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on November 19, 2018

Live History is a 100% Portuguese registered trademark and a licensed company by the tourism bureau of Portugal. Learn the history and legends of the old town most representative neighborhoods, told by real local guides (sometimes impersonating Portuguese historical figures), getting a truly personal and insightful view on Lisbon, walking through the city's narrow alleys up and downhill, lost in time on a genuine "back to the past" entertaining and informal guided tour where history, stories, and fun facts combine together. :) For the best tours in Lisbon, look for our white umbrellas at Praça Dom Pedro IV, also known as Rossio. ;) Live History - Live Lisbon

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Cross the downtown of the city and discover its most representative neighbourhoods, Baixa, Chiado, Cais do Sodré, Bica, Bairro Alto, all brought up during the discoveries era and risen from the ashes into glory in the romantic period with the reconstruction made after the big earthquake in 1755. 
Learn all about the discoveries, the romantic period, the end of monarchy and the dictatorship and revolution periods. :) 

Learn the history and legends of the old town most representative neighbourhoods, told by real local guides, getting a truly personal and insightful view on Lisbon, walking through the city's narrow alleys up and downhill, lost in time on a genuine "back to the past" tour. :) 

Along the way, we will be visiting points of interest in the historic center of the city on an entertaining and informal guided tour where history, stories, and fun facts combine together. :)

Join us a bit before 10:45 by the statue at the center of Praça Dom Pedro IV also known as Rossio. Our team is easy to identify using white umbrellas with our company branding Live History Walking Tours.

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  • Meeting point:
    Praa Dom Pedro IV 1100200 Lisboa Port...
    Praa Dom Pedro IV 1100200 Lisboa Portugal
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    by the statue at the center of Praça Dom Pedro IV also known as Rossio, our team is easy to identify using white umbrellas with our company branding Live History Walking Tours

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

54 ratings
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4.58
Fun
4.23
Expression
4.35
Quality
4.42
Route
4.54
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Paul 20 Sep 2022
Toronto
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022

Luis spoke clearly and i was always able to hear him.over the street noise. He gave good information

Sofia 08 Sep 2022
Toronto
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Very good tour. Luis, our tour guide, was great!

Sergio 11 Aug 2022
Móstoles
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Muy majo y atento puedes preguntarle de todo y es súper amable un 10!!!

arantza 26 Jul 2022
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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022

Trinca la pasta y vuela

Javier 23 Jul 2022
Madrid
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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022

Nuno fue un guía genial para conocer los barrios Baixa, Alto y Chiado, combinando los puntos turísticos "obligados" con información sobre Lisboa y Portugal para entend...

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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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