It is one of the most characteristic quarters of the town, filled with history and tradition. It was the subject of a recuperation plan, due to the serious fire of 1988. The Portuguese traditional commerce prevails here, with big shops, prêt-a-porter and accessories shops, haberdasher's shops, shoemaker's, goldsmith's , workmanship, decoration and other sort of commerce.
A place where several artisans work together in several shops and workshops. One can watch them work and buy craftswork from them. At the Lousal small town one can find the mines, currently deactivated and being modernized.
This is an easy access zone (by bus or underground) and a good commercial area. Here you have a little of everything: clothing and shoe shops, goldsmith's and decoration shops. It's a vital spot to those who like to follow the fashion.
In this avenue, placed in the heart of Lisbon, the international trade marks have a privileged position. Here you will mostly find clothing and accessories stores, shoes stores and perfume stores. After going around the commercial establishments take a break and have a drink in one of the avenue esplanades or, if you prefer, enjoy the green spaces you have around.