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Bairro Alto, a neighborhood laid out in 1513, is a place that truly changes from night to day. In daylight this bohemian district is a sleepy place, hungover from the previous night, with not much going on except for the shops down Rua do Norte. When the sun sets a new life begins, with restaurants…
Visitors can stroll along the cobbled streets of bohemian Bairro Alto, ride the Elevador da Bica, visit the lush São Roque church or admire the landscape of the São Pedro de Alcântara viewpoint. Many of the neighbourhood's centennial houses are decorated with colourful urban art. After sunset, the…
large neighborhood with hundreds of restaurants and bars open until late night
It's a very typical neigborhood with old small buidings. Now, it is a "must go" for tourists that come into town.
Bairro Alto is the heart of the city, one of the most typical and oldest neighburhoods in the city. Full of life, commerce, restaurants, bars, discos, pharmacies, everything really.
Bairro Alto by Airbnb Experiences
Get to know this iconic landmark through Airbnb Experiences, small group activities led by locals