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  • Casa Museu Amalia Rodrigues

    The great diva of fado, Amália Rodrigues, is undoubtedly one of the most emblematic and beloved figures in Portuguese culture. The house where she lived more than half a century was transformed into a house-museum, almost immediately after her death in 1999, preserving many of her personal items.

    The now House-Museum Amália Rodrigues, is a beautiful Lisbon like house, situated in São Bento area. On the guided tour of about 30 minutes, the singer’s many admirers may know and enjoy the environment, spaces and objects that populated the artist’s life and that are living testimonies of her career and her personal experiences. Throughout all visit you will be presented with recordings of Fado music.

    The Amalia Museum is divided in several rooms, all showing original items:

    • Living room containing some fado related old pictures and recordings,
    • Dining room showing a traditional dinning table,
    • Bedroom, the most intimate and personal space, showing day to day personal items like perfumes, dresses, shawl, shoes and jewelery.

    Rua de S. Bento, nº 193, 1250-219 Lisboa

    Phone Contact:
    213 971 896

    Casa-Museu Amália Rodrigues
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    10h00 – 13h00 e 14h00 – 18h00 (closed on Mondays)

    Getting there:
    Bus (Carris) : 6, 13, 49, 58, 100, 202
    Subway: Rato

  • Listen to Fado in “Coraçāo de Alfama”

    Another place where you can have dinner while listening to Genuine fado, the “Coraçāo de Alfama”.
    In the very heart of Alfama and near the belvedere “Miradorouro das Portas do Sol”, don’t miss it!

  • Casa de Fados, Restaurant “A Baiuca” in Alfama, Lisbon

    Another place where you can listen to Fado is the Restaurant and Casa de Fados “A Baiuca” in Alfama. It is not that much of a tourist oriented place and so will share the enjoyment of listening to true “Fado Castiço”. Along with Fado you can taste and enjoy some typical cuisine, the prices are not expensive and the aura is very mystic and genuine as many of the attendance are locals.

    Alfama is an Lisbon’s neighborhood and a place you will not want to miss, it deserves a visit both day and night and specially to the belvedere “Portas do Sol”.

    Name: A Baiuca
    Address: Rua São Miguel 20 Lisboa Alfama, LISBOA, Lisboa 1100-544
    Phone: 218867284
    Entrance fee: Free entrance

    Click to find where to listen to Fado in A Baiuca, in Alfama

    Click to know more about Fado in Lisbon.

  • Fado's place - Tasca do Chico - Casa de Fados

    Listen to Fado in Lisbon at “Tasca do Chico”

    Fado's place - Tasca do Chico - Casa de Fados

    Fado’s place – Tasca do Chico – Casa de Fados

    Portugal, and specially Lisbon, is synonym of Fado, while in your vacations you must not return from your travel without listen to fado.

    Fado's place - Tasca do Chico - Casa de Fados

    Fado’s place – Tasca do Chico – Casa de Fados

    If you want to get out of the tourist circuit and enjoy a truly Fado’s night, the place to go is the “Tasca do Chico”. The “Tasca do Chico” is a very special place, which you may prove from the various photos displayed there from both amateurs and professionals players and singers, and is situated inside the typical Bairro Alto.

    Fado's place - Tasca do Chico - Casa de Fados

    Fado’s place – Tasca do Chico – Casa de Fados

    You will listen to the more genuine “Fado Vadio” live on Mondays and Wednesdays nights in “Tasca do Chico”. It is usually very full, with people from all ages and backgrounds, if that’s the case don’t hurry about it, people usually are always entering and leaving. Meanwhile enjoy a walk and appreciate your time in Bairro Alto

    "É tão fadista quem canta como quem sabe escutar"

    “É tão fadista quem canta como quem sabe escutar”

    We leave you two examples from youtube, take your time, listen the music and laughs, you will almost feel at home. And now “Silencio que se vai cantar o fado”, a famous expression meaning “silence, because fado fadio is going to be singed”.

    Name: Tasca do Chico
    Address : Rua do Diário de Notícias – Bairro Alto, 39
    Schedule : Mondays and Wednesday night’s
    Entrance fee: Free entrance

    Click to view in larger map where to find the Casa de Fados “Tasca do Chico”, a genuine place to listen fado fadio in Lisbon

    Don’t forget to check our main Fado category page for further information.