Night out to Bairro Alto!

Fri, 19.07.2019

We’ll get to know the nightlife of Bairro Alto

Bairro Alto it’s definitely the right place to go out at night. If you are in Lisbon, you have to know the vibrant nightlife of the city! On the 19th of July, our Portuguese language school will take you to have a drink at Bairro Alto.

Our history teacher, Indira Leão will accompany us!

Bairro Alto, is a neighbourhood created in 1498 during the reign of D. Manuel I. It was designed to host the merchants that were profiting with the Portuguese overseas expansion.

It’s a place that truly changes from night to day. In daylight, this bohemian district is a sleepy place with not much going on except for the shops down Rua do Norte. When the sun setsa new life begins, with restaurants opening their doors, and crowds showing up to spend their bar hopping night.

The bohemian atmosphere of Bairro Alto characterizes the neighbourhood since the 19th century. At that time, there were settled the main newspapers and typographies of the country. The journalists worked until late and were regular costumers of bars.

Most part of the people from Lisbon choose Bairro Alto to go out and have fun. It is simultaneously a vibrating, old-fashioned and avant-garde neighbourhood. The bars are small, forcing everyone to spill out onto the streets and creating a street party atmosphereRua da AtalaiaRua do Diário de Notícias and Rua da Barroca become filled with caipirinha-sipping crowds. You can also find several bars and discos with a wide diversity of musical styles: Brazilian, African, Pop, Rock…

You have to come with us and experience an important facet of Lisbon!

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