03/10/2008

#277 - Alfama XXIX




Alfama is the oldest district of Lisbon, spreading on the slope between the Castle of Lisbon and the Tejo river. Its name comes from the Arabic Al-hamma, meaning fountains or baths. It contains many important historical attractions, with many Fado bars and restaurants.

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5 comments:

George Townboy said...

Wonderful photo!

Small City Scenes said...

Love the balconies. This one is special. MB

Sailor Girl said...

Really awsome!!!!

vero said...

nice, flowers + flowers...

babooshka said...

It also has some interesting very pretty balconies.