#Fado

Something about Fado

Fado embraces in itself all the soul and essence of the Portuguese people. Listening to the lyrics of the themes sea, sailors, fishermen, life, love, lanes and alleys of Lisbon and the greatest of all, a “Saudade” that word which i do not dare to translate, for it is impossible. Emblematic song of Lisbon and its most typical neighborhoods like Alfama, Madragoa, Bairro Alto who were their most authentic cribs. For this reason, listening to Fado in Lisbon in will know the Portuguese, their history and their feelings. ...

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Casa de Fados, Restaurant "A Baiuca" in Alfama

“A Baiuca” in Alfama is one of those unique places that strives to keep up the true spirit of “Fado Vadio”. Working both as a restaurant and casa de fados, the staff offer, alongside the catering, unique amateur Fado performances. In “A Baiuca” you can taste and enjoy some typical cuisine, the prices are not expensive and the atmosphere is amazing, sharing the space with both locals and tourists. Our advice is to arrive early for dinner, else, is perfectly fine to stay outside during summer. ...

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House Museum 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 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 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. ...