Do Bairro Alto ao Cais do Sodré

On top of the Elevador da Glória (a Lift), there are the garden and terrace of São Pedro de Alcântara and, going up Dom Pedro V Street, you get to the Príncipe Real Palace. Under the Garden there is the Patriarcal reservoir, from 1864. Further on, are the História Natural and Ciência Museum, as well as the Botanic garden. At the Academia das Ciências Street you will find the Academy and geologic Museum. Following the São Bento Street, you will find the Assembleia da República, installed at the São Bento Palace. Carry on by Dom Carlos I Avenue and the Chafariz Monumental da Esperança (a fountain). Then, going up Poço dos Negros Street and Calçada do Combro, you’ll find the church and terrace of Santa Catarina. Use the typical Elevador da Bica to go down to the São Paulo Square and visit the church with the same name. At the Travessa do Carvalho are the old watering-places (Banhos de São Paulo) and, further on, going through D. Luís I Square, you find the Municipal Market 24th of July, built in 1876. As you take a walk in the riverside, seize the opportunity to taste a fresh grilled fish, before going up Alecrim Street till you reach Luís de Camões Square. Go then to Bairro Alto, an area which very well known by its nightlife, and have fun between bars and Fado Houses.


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