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Lisbon’s Baixa District 3-Hour Walking Tour

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Activity provider: Lisbon Spirit

Lisbon’s Baixa District 3-Hour Walking Tour

Activity provider: Lisbon Spirit

From US$ 21.11 per person

Discover Baixa, the Lisbon neighborhood that was completely destroyed by the 1755 earthquake and learn how the city recovered. Stroll through charming squares and ascend the historic Elevador de Santa Justa.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Learn about the origins of the Old Town of Lisbon
  • Discover how the city was built after the 1755 earthquake
  • Explore beautiful squares and traditional shopping streets
  • Enjoy the views from the top of the Elevador de Santa Justa
Full description
From beautiful squares to charming shopping streets, the Baixa district is one of the most enchanting in Lisbon, but it was completely destroyed in the devastating earthquake of 1755. Completely rebuilt, on this 3-hour walking tour you will learn the history of this fascinating part of the city, and how the pragmatic rebuilding plan changed the shape of the entire city center. The tour takes you on a journey through the history of Baixa, between the two most important squares of the historic center, Rossio and Praca do Comércio. Find out how things were before the great catastrophe, and walk through the enchanting streets, lined with traditional shops, historical cafés and neoclassical architecture. See the art deco shop fronts, the swirl of black and white tiles on the squares, and the lively dance of locals, street vendors, and tourists.
  • 3-hour guided tour of Baixa
  • Knowledgeable guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    • Meet at Praça D. Pedro IV, near the D. Maria II Theatre • Your guide will be at the meeting point wearing a black backpack with the Lisbon Spirit logo on it.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
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    September 9, 2018


    March 11, 2019

    Product ID: 22075