Lisbon, Portugal travel guide
||The Elevador de Santa Justa
(far end of street) lifts tourists and locals from the Baixa to the
Bairro Alto shopping district. It opened for business in 1901.
General Shopping Information
I'm not a shopper, but even I find it hard to resist the azulejo tiles
and handpainted dishes of Portugal. I also have a prized collection of records
and CDs from Portugal, including albums from Madredeus and Mísia.
And I wouldn't dream of leaving Lisbon without a kilo or two of Portuguese
For advice about shopping from people who shop, see the links below:
After reading the introduction, click the links in the left margin to find
profiles of shops in categories such as designer wear, handicrafts, and ceramic
Fodor's: Lisbon Shopping
The guidebook publisher serves up a list of Lisbon shops and malls with
Frommer's: Lisbon Shops
Another guidebook publisher offers a list of shops, which you can sort by
category, name, or rating.
The Amoreiras shopping center is centrally located, with a plethora of shops and
a 10-screen movie complex. In Portuguese;
translate with Google.
The Iberian Peninsula's largest mall has 19 anchor stores, 400+ shops, and 60
restaurants. It's also a "leisure center" with a bowling alley, a roller
coaster, go-karts, and a rooftop jogging track.
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