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Shopping areas

Any trip is incomplete without souvenirs, either a small fridge magnet or a trendy new jacket. Following we present an overview of the most important shopping areas: Chiado Its a glamorous area packet with nice shops very close to downtown. There you will find unique souvenirs, gourmet and gifts shops. Address: Chiado subway station(s) Baixa (downtown) The downtown area has shops all over the place. There you will find plenty of souvenirs and some of the most Lisbon traditional shops. ...

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Black Rooster, "Galo de Barcelos" legend

One of the most recognizable symbols of Portuguese Culture is the “Galo de Barcelos”, the Back Rooster figurine. The traditional figure can be found in many forms like Postcards, Magnets, Clay figurines and usually comes in black color adorned with colorful arrangements. His story is part of the Portuguese folklore where in a certain day, in city of Barcelos, appeared, following a streak of robberies, a Galician who became suspicious. The authorities decided to arrest him and, despite their oaths of innocence, nobody believed that he was simple a pilgrim on its way to S. ...