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Lisbon - The Lively and Bustling Chiado

The Lively and Bustling Chiado

(94 reviews)
Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal
30 mins

About the tour

Home to the theatres, the cafés and the oldest bookstore still active in the world, Chiado is the place to be! Let’s go on a time travel back to the 19th century and learn how this became the fashion district of Lisbon back then, where all the nice shops were located, the bourgeoisie and nobility frequented the opera house and the artists & writers debated politics and other aspects of daily life.

Meet your local guide


Inês has been a licensed guide in Portugal since 2008. Her mother was a French and Portuguese teacher who fell in love with a Peruvian musician and craftsman in Paris. She considers herself a storyteller with a wide range of interests, from history to gastronomy, growing food in her small garden, hiking in the company of her wonderful dog and dancing. She is currently taking a massage course and learning how to sew! All in all, this means that Inês loves to explore different layers and perspectives of Lisbon, its culture and to share it with others!

Inês has been guiding since Aug 2008

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Lisbon with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Lisbon. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Cathy Y.

15 February 2021


Marianne S.

11 February 2021

Wonderful tour and learned so much.

Rita W.

10 February 2021

Loved this tour. Very impressed with history of this beautiful area and Ines was a fantastic guide.

Gary N.

10 February 2021

Thoroughly enjoyable tour

Ann E.

10 February 2021

Somehow the tour didn't work for me. Sorry!

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