- Room Type:Private Room
- Max Guests:0
- Pets Allowed:No
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The house, where the room is located, is situated in the most traditional quarter of Lisbon, Alfama. The building was constructed just after the earthquake of Lisbon in 1755. The room has a magnificent view over the Tagus river.
The oldest district of Lisbon, it spreads down the southern slope from the Castle of São Jorge to the Tagus river. Its name, derived from the Arabic Al-hamma, means fountains or baths. During the Islamic invasion of Iberia, the Alfama constituted the largest part of the city, extending west to the Baixa neighbourhood. Increasingly, the Alfama became inhabited by fishermen and the poor: its fame as a poor neighbourhood continues to this day. While the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake caused considerable damage throughout the capital, the Alfama survived with little damage, due to its compact labyrinth of narrow streets and small squares. It is a historical quarter of mixed-used buildings of homes with small shops, Fado bars and restaurants.
It's strategic location comes along with additional advantages;
- At two minute walk from the 'Santa Apolonia' metro station.
- Alfama is the oldest Quarter of the city with a good variety
of restaurants and cafes, and the best fado houses available.
- The house is conviniently located near by the Feira da Ladra (outdoor Flea market).
- Close to: National Panteão, Monastery of São Vicente,
Fado Museum and Military Museum.
- Lux Nightclub.
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Guest house style economy accommodations in Marques de Pombal<br><br>Common Equipped Kitchen <br><br>Common Living Room<br><br>3 WCs with bathtub on the same floor<br><br>Washing Machine<br><br>Wireless Internet<br><br>Heating<br><br>No Smoking<br><br>Rates range from 25 euros - 45 euros depending on season.
Situated a few step away from the Baixa (Central Lisbon) and close to the sightseeing attractions, Apartamento Mouraria is a very friendly and typical house located in a charming building from the end of the XVIII century in the heart of Mouraria, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Lisbon. “Arguably the most multicultural place in Lisbon, Mouraria is an old medieval neighbourhood which is the birthplace of the Fado music genre. In Mouraria you will see the traditional, not-yet-gentrified old Lisbon, together with the Chinese, Indian and African communities that now define the neighborhood” (from Wikipedia)
In 5 minutes walking you can reach Praça do Rossio (the main square in Lisbon), the typical districts of Graça, Alfama and the Castel.
You can choose between our four double rooms. The breakfast is included and we have a shiny blue breakfast-room where you can have it. The apartment has two fully equipped bathrooms, heating and free wifi internet. Towels and sheets are also provided.
We are ready to recommend you the most typical places of the district, the best restaurants to eat and the bars and corners that nobody knows and if you want we can help you to plan your walks in lisbon depending of what you’d like to see more.
The rooms are designed to make you feel comfortable during your staying in the apartment. We used some Portuguese objects and furnitures to recreate the unique and charming ambient of Lisbon.
We are the best accommodation in the right place to get in touch with the character of Lisbon and Portuguese people. Come to visit us and feel like home!