Have a drink with Fernando Pessoa
Have a drink with Fernando Pessoa. A few steps away from Bairro Alto lies the poshest neighborhood of the city. Most of the buildings in Chiado are from the 18th century making it easy for you to go into the zone of the Belle Epoque when writers like Fernando Pessoa used to roam its streets and write their stories at the historic cafes of their neighborhood. Largo do Chiado is the square of this elegant neighborhood full of theaters, bookstores, pastelarias & high fashion shops.
At the east end of the Largo do Chiado lies the Café A Brasileira where you will find the sculpture of the writer sitting at his usual table. An amazing photo op for all passersby. flows into another square the Largo do Camões named after the famous writer considered Portugal’s greatest poet & honored by the large monument of bronze statue. The whole area is a great place to explore, shop, or meet for an evening supper or first drink before commencing your night tour in Bairro Alto.