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Hidden gems

Discover another side to Lisbon

Want to see the real Lisbon? Here some of favourite hidden gems to add to your list of must-see spots in the city. Take a few extra days after attending FHIN Summit and walk Lisbon like a local.

Café garagem

The place is relaxed, well-decorated and offers comfy chairs perfectly positioned in front of huge windows overlooking the city below. There’s a great balcony with tables, too. The view from this cafe is one of the best views of the city by far. The food and drink here are excellent and cheap. The staff are friendly, the atmosphere cozy and we can’t think of a better spot to spend a couple of hours in Lisbon, especially in the evening as the sun sets in front of you.

Dois Corvos Brewery

Dois Corvos is an independent, Family-owned brewery located in the Marvila neighborhood. The brewery itself is a bit unassuming as the entrance, a dark grey sliding door with a black crow on it, blends into the surroundings. They run ocasional tours, or you can visit their Tap Room for a beer tasting and a focaccia sandwhich, and take in the sights, sounds and smells of a working brewery.

Livraria Bertrand

Opened in 1732, it holds the Guinness record as the world´s oldest bookstore still in operation. The bookstore was opened by Peter Faure as a small shop in the central Rua Direito do Loreto. It was a favorite haunt of Portuguese writers and intellectuals across different generations.

LX Factory

LX Factory is a creative mini-city. From architecture to music, it´s now the home of design companies, galleries and artists studios. There are small trendy restaurants, hipster shops, visual and performing arts.

Miradouro da Nossa Senhora do Monte

Miradouro da Nossa Senhora do Monte has the most breathtaking view of Lisbon, located in the Graça neighborhood, it offers a unique panoramic, especially for being one of the highest points of the city.

Pastéis de Belém

The Pastéis de Belém stand out from the nationally available Pastéis de Nata. Why? Well, the recipe is famously secret so actually, we can´t say for sure. Since 1837, It all comes down to zeaslously choosing the ingredientes to be baked according to traditional processes. Every day the Pastel de Belem´s patissiers recreate in the “Secret Room” the cream and the pastry which will form the pastéis. It´s said to have come from the nearby Jerónimos Monastery, and has been produced what we can say is they are popular early morning. But have faith-they are worth the wait.

Underdogs Art Store

Opened in 2013. Underdogs Gallery is an innovative exhibition that Works with some of the most renowed urban-inspired contemporary artists from around the world. Located behind Cais do Sodré, Underdogs host several solo and group shows throughout the year, as well as run street art tours of the city.