Interesting Neighbourhoods to Consider in Lisbon
Property prices vary across Lisbon neighbourhoods but we’ve picked out some of the best spots for overseas buyers below. The most expensive areas right now with Lisbon property for sale are Avenida da Liberdade, Baixa, Chiado and Lapa. However, For less expensive properties at more reasonable prices you may want to consider areas such as Benfica and Amadora. Other alternatives to buying in the Lisbon metropolitan area are Cascais and Estoril.
Young families and elderly locals enjoy relaxing and taking in the air at the large. Leafy Jardim de Estrela Park. The hub of the neighbourhood is the Basílica da Estrela. You can see its domes from the city centre, and the view from the top is pretty breathtaking .
Additionally, he waterfront suburb of Belém is 8km west of Lisbon city centre. Howverr, its still has a lively atmosphere as it’s home to some of the city’s most iconic attractions and museums. These include Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. A huge monastery and one of the few surviving examples of Manueline architecture. As well as the Pasteis de Belem pastry shop where the Portuguese custard tart is said to have been invented.
Although it isn’t connected to the city centre by underground, there are regular trams and buses. Easy access to the waterfront promenade and large leafy parks makes it a choice location for joggers and cyclists.
Furthermore, the lisbon neighborhoods of Parque das Nações was built in 2012 and feels more contemporary than the rest of the city. Leafy parks and a broad promenade are spiced up with public artworks (Chaves). The area is beside the huge Estação do Oriente, one of Portugal’s main transport hubs. It also has the sprawling Vasco da Gama shopping mall, and numerous waterfront bars and restaurants to enjoy. The area is also home to the Altice arena, which hosts concerts from international acts like Michael Bublé and conferences including Web Summit, a huge tech event which has been held annually in Lisbon since 2016.
Lastly, Campo de Ourique is an up and coming neighbourhood slightly to the west of downtown Lisbon. It has lots of boutique shops and trendy places to eat. At weekends you’ll spot lines of hipsters queuing for brunch outside cafés like Ela Canela and Amélia. One of the top attractions is the area’s food market. Which combines stalls selling fresh fish, fruit and charcuterie with places you can grab street food and petiscos (Portuguese tapas).
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