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Live Fado Show: 3-Hour Experience in Alfama, Lisbon

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Discover the sound of Lisbon at a live Fado show in the district of Alfama. On this 3-hour experience you can learn about the history of Fado, a romantic, melancholic, and intense music style based on Portuguese guitar, classical guitar, and singing.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
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  • Learn about the history of Fado with an expert local guide
  • Enjoy the atmosphere of an authentic venue
  • Explore the heart of Alfama, the oldest part of Lisbon
  • Enjoy a live Fado show with classical guitar, Portuguese guitar and singing
Full description
Fado is the sound of Lisbon, mostly famous as sad singing by the outcast layers of society. On this 3-hour experience you are going to explore the heart of Alfama, the oldest part of Lisbon, where the minorities have always lived. Visit an authentic old venue and enjoy the real passion of Fado.

Enjoy the romantic, melancholic and intense music based on Portuguese guitar, classical guitar and great voices. The famous Portuguese "saudade" becomes the soundtrack of Alfama, the most ancient neighborhood of the city.

Since 2011, Fado is considered a UNESCO World Intangible Cultural Heritage. With local wine, Sangria, or beer the experience couldn’t be better.
  • Live Fado show
  • 1 drink (wine, Sangria, or beer) per person
  • Local multilingual and expert guide
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation to the meeting point

When you get there

Meeting point

Meet in the middle of Rossio Square (Praça Dom Pedro IV), Lisbon.

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Know before you go
Elegant clothing is not needed but sleeveless shirts are not welcome.
The price is fixed at this value and limited to 10 people.