Avenida Da Liberdade Breaks
in Lisbon City
If you're looking for chic boutiques and designer labels then Avenida da Liberdade is probably the best place to start. Here the likes of Luis Vuitton, Emporio Armani, Burberry and Longchamp line the wide tree-lined avenue. The avenue was modelled on the Champs-Elysées in
Some of the original buildings have been replaced by modern glass and steel fronted office and hotel blocks, but some old architectural gems remain, including a number of art deco kiosks that serve as restaurants in the central area of the broad avenue. Its pedestrian sidewalks and roundabouts are decorated with many monuments and statues. Originally the carriageway was bordered with wide blue mosaic pavements, palm trees, many fountains, and ornamental ponds stocked with goldfish and swans. Walking down, you will see a great view of the city below or visiting Eduardo VII Park up the top, an even better, all-encompassing view. Not to be missed!