Lemon Balm is a fantastic two bedroom Apartment located in the Alfama seventeenth century Palace - considered the ExLibris of Alfama! The apartment is located in the Palace of Santo Estevão, owned by the same family over 200 years. The apartment was recently renovated and furnished with quality and good taste. It as two double bedrooms, both with en-suite. The main suite is incredible. You'll fell like one ancient member of portuguese royal court! Wide, with roof window and has an excellent bathroom, equipped with massage shower. The large living room, equipped with a sofa and comfortable armchairs and with a dinner area were you have a high table for six people. The kitchen, decorated in red is well equipped for those who like to cook. Maybe to try to cook some portuguese dishes! The other must of this apartment is the terrace that you have at your disposal, to rest after long walks or to take your breakfast. Enjoy it! The apartment is in a neighborhood with restricted access to cars, only taxis and residents can join. If arriving by car will have to leave the car outside this area, there are several car parks (flea market, door sunset, Santa Apolonia). You're in the heart of Lisbon most typical neighborhood. So if you don't want to cook, you'll find just outside your door restaurants where Fado live performances inspire prestigious chefs. In Alfama you'll get lost in the old streets full of histories to discover! Few meters distance, you have the Fado Museum, the "Casa dos Bicos", where's located the Saramago Foundation (a space dedicated to the Nobel Prize-winning Portuguese writer) and the worldwide famous tram 28 that covers the sightseeing tour of Lisbon 's hills. Other cultural and commercial highlights of the city are Baixa, Chiado and the nightlife centre, the unique Bairro Alto where everyone is out on the streets, drink or cigarette in hand, amiably socializing with friends and strangers. All these places are 5 to 15 minutes away (public transports distance). If you have a big group to bring with you, don't worry, there's other apartment available in the same Palace : Lemon Grass Apartment. Now you just have to decide the date of your getaway to Portugal's capital! ;) Are you looking for a charming Apartment for rent in Alfama? Rent Lemon Balm Apartment and you will experience the best things that Lisbon has to offer!
A lot of them near by! The best restaurantes, the best nightlife, the best shops..You're in the city center! Casa dos Bicos Foundation, Fado's Museum, Glória's and Bica's Elevator, Adamastor's viewpoint, Santa Catarina's viewpoint, Baixa Pombalina... Also don't loose the opportunity to pick a ride on the legendary Tram 28. To go to a Fado's night (Portugal's most famous music genre) while drink some portuguese wine or visit "A Brasileira", one of the oldest coffee shop in town and the election one of the greatest portuguese poet, Fernando Pessoa.
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