Lisbon, Portugal travel guide
ABOVE: 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
Lisbon's independent travel site lists top shops and shopping streets.
Travel: Lisbon Shopping
The guidebook publisher serves up a list of Lisbon shops and malls with
Frommer's: Shopping in Lisbon
Another guidebook publisher offers a limited overview of the Lisbon shopping
The Amoreiras shopping center is centrally located, with a plethora of shops and
a 10-screen movie complex.
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.