Igreja de São Domingos
It’s a miracle that this Baroque church still stands, having barely survived the 1755 earthquake, then fire in 1959. Dating to 1241, its...
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, Pombaline townhouses and al fresco cafes with stellar views of hilltop Castelo de São...
Ginjinha Sem Rival
This old-school, bottle-lined bar is one of the few places that still produces its own ginjinha (€1.40 a shot).
Casa do Alentejo
Hidden behind a plain facade, the Casa do Alentejo has a museum-quality, Moorish-style interior that some say is even more impressive...
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 (cherry liqueur) bar for that moment of cherry-licking, pip-spitting pleasure (€1.40 a shot).
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.