Rua do Carmo - Lisbon, Chiado

Rua do Carmo - Lisbon, Chiado

Rua do Carmo runs from Lisbon's Chiado district down to the central Baixa district. It is considered one of Lisbon's more fashionable shopping streets with an eclectic mix of international brands and Portuguese cultural institutions.

Situated at the bottom of the street and rising nearly 50 metres (150ft) up is the Elevador de Santa Justa, a fantastical, ornate elevator that joins the Baixa to Largo do Carmo.

Baixa Chiado

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Baixa, literally translated as 'low', is situated in the gulf between the two main hills of the city and is the central business and shopping district of the capital. The 1755 earthquake...