Av Liberdade, Marquês de Pombal
Come and discover the most important shopping and business area in Lisbon. The most luxurious side of the city, with its shops selling international labels, lives side by side with top companies, offices and studios. Come and discover the side of the capital where business and pleasure mix in total harmony.
Discover the calm and exclusive area of Avenida da Liberdade, where premium hotels and luxury shops alternate door by door. Here you’ll find some of the major representatives of global brands in shops where the service is as sophisticated as the avenue itself. You’ll also find several old theatres and cinemas converted into alternative venues, some of which with an unforgettable contemporary programme.
If you continue up to Marquês de Pombal, you’ll complete what was once known by the locals as the Passeio Público, or public promenade, and where a large part of the city’s business travel industry is concentrated. The long avenue flanked by acacias and palm trees was heavily inspired by Paris and has extraordinary stone pavements (calçada portuguesa) featuring intricate designs. They beckon you to stroll, admiring the shop windows and stopping for refreshment at one of the various kiosks that dot its length.
Here you’ll find excellent hotels with inviting terraces and top service. This is by far the most elegant and luxurious part of Lisbon. Come and discover it.
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