Mouraria


Address:
R. da Mouraria, 1100-341 Lisboa, Portugal
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Schedule:
  • Monday: 00:00 - 00:00
  • Tuesday: 00:00 - 00:00
  • Wednesday: 00:00 - 00:00
  • Thursday: 00:00 - 00:00
  • Friday: 00:00 - 00:00
  • Saturday: 00:00 - 00:00
  • Sunday: 00:00 - 00:00

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Description

Mouraria gets its name from the portuguese conquest of Lisbon in 1147, when the moors were relocated to this area, until finnaly being expelled in the XV century. Not much remains from that time, but this is the zone of the city that is most recognized by its multiculturality. Over 50 nacionalities are present in the neighbourhood, with the Orient cultures being the most proeminent. The abundance of different food products' stores, markets, restaurants and simply the people living in the area give that sense of diverse, open community. Still, Mouraria is full of portuguese distinctiveness, being the home of several important Fado figures, most notably Severa, the first great fado singer of the XIX century, whose home is a landmark. The large Martim Moniz square, that connects Mouraria to the Baixa and Rossio, is the initial stop of the famous 28 tram. And also, walking along the narrow, medieval streets you can easily find liquor houses, fado cafes and spend an evening in a cosy square among the locals.

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