Igreja de São Domingos
It’s a miracle that the enigmatic Igreja de São Domingos still stands, having barely survived the 1755 earthquake, then fire in 1959. A...
Simply Rossio to locals, Praça Dom Pedro IV has 24-hour buzz. Shoe-shiners and lottery ticket sellers, hash-peddlers and office workers...
Praça da Figueira
Praça da Figueira is framed by whizzing traffic and Pombaline townhouses. At its centre rises gallant King João I, once celebrated for...
Ginjinha Sem Rival
Since opening in the 1930s, this wood-panelled beer hall (named after the patron saint of brewing) has been serving the best seafood in...
Largo de Saõ Domingos 8 · interesting places nearby
A Ginjinha information
Hipsters, old men in flat caps, office workers and tourists all meet at this microscopic ginjinha bar for that moment of cherry-licking, pip-spitting pleasure their euro buys. Watch the owner line ’em up at the bar under the beady watch of the drink’s 19th-century inventor, Espinheira. It’s less about the grog, more about the event.