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Free tour

Lisbon Reborn (Baixa-Chiado Free Tour)

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Hugo
Registered on October 12, 2021

Welcome to Lisbon! My name is Hugo and I've been working as a guide for over 10 years. On my tours you will be having a journey around Lisbon filled with history, culture and humor. All of that in a local perspective from a local born and raised in the beautiful capital of Portugal. See you soon!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Did you know Lisbon suffered a tremendous earthquake in 1755, followed by a tsunami and fires all over the city? It was devastating and the reason why this area of the city is so modern and architecturally organized.

Baixa-Chiado is the sophisticated part of Lisbon, but also where its bohemian and cultural life is more alive. Here, intellectuals, writers, and artists made a presentation to discuss Portuguese society's infamous cultural gatherings. Later on, it was also here that the democratic revolution took place, ending a 41 years dictatorship. It was made of war tanks and carnations, and it reflects the Portuguese way of being. We call it a country of brands costumes, meaning we prefer to solve matters quietly.

Not quiet at all is the experience you will have with us! We will guide you through some of our city’s historic milestones, but also to some of its famous delicacies – like the delicious pastry Pastel de nata and the typical beverage Ginginha. Join us and we will show the city as to one of our friends visiting.
Points of Interest

  • Rossio
  • Largo de São Domingos
  • Igreja de São Domingos
  • Largo do Carmo
  • Convento do Carmo
  • Elevador de Santa Justa
  • Elevador da Glória
  • Miradouro São Pedro de Alcântara
  • Bairro Alto
  • Bica
  • Cais do Sodré
  • Praça do Comércio

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  • Meeting point:
    Praça Dom Pedro IV, 1100 Lisboa, Port...
    Praça Dom Pedro IV, 1100 Lisboa, Portugal
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    Look for the guide with the RED t-shirt and RED umbrella with the Wild Walkers logo IN FRONT of the statue :)

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

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Jacq... 03 Nov 2022
Oaxaca
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Travelled alone - Oct 2022
Excelente storytelling
sonali 24 May 2022
Stockholm
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Travelled in couple - May 2022
Hugo was our guide. He was very to the point and well informed. Enjoyed the walk very much and the tips given at the end were very useful.
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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
A minimum of 4 people is 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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