From big brands to the smallest and most alternative street markets, we know a couple of cool places where to satisfy your shopping needs like a true local.
Where the big brands are
The first tip is obvious: shopping malls. Where else would you find all the well-known brands? If you’re looking for something that you may find at a particular famous store, here are some good places to go (you guessed it: always crowded at the weekends):
Lisbon has its own version of the 5th avenue: Avenida da Liberdade (literally “Liberty Avenue”), one of the most important avenues in central Lisbon. If you’re a luxury brands fan - even if you don’t have the money - you should go for a walk there:
If you’re looking for some alternative shopping spots full of start-up brands, we got some tips for you. We’re sure you’ll love Lisbon’s Indoor Markets! At those, you’ll find dozens of cool little shops with original and limited items. From decorative pieces, to antiques and handmade clothing..you’ll have plenty to choose from. These markets got so popular in the city that even an abandoned factory was transformed into a “shopping village”: Lx Factory. Take a look at these spots:
On the other hand, if you’re more of a street market shopper… don’t you worry: Lisbon has plenty of small traditional markets (we call it “feiras”, by the way) where you can find a bunch of awesome stuff: from vintage clothing, to antique decorations and even rare books, CD’s and vinyls. They have it all! These alternative markets got so popular in the city that even an abandoned factory was transformed into a “shopping village”: Lx Factory. So, grab some change and get ready to find some impressive bargains:
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