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Augusta Street
Rua Augusta (Augusta street) is located in This street has on both extremes two squares: the Rossio Square and the Commerce Square.
Augusta Street: One of the busiest quarters of Lisbon.
Rua Augusta connects two completely different places- Rossio and Praça do Comércio. This is a lively pedestrian street with mosaic pavements offering all sorts of international shops for all sorts of tastes, flower peddlars, hot chestnuts sellers, street cafés, independent street Artists like the "statue man" or the familiar harmonica player and many, many more. Here, you will find wide selection of restaurants and plenty of shops.
Sunglasses Seller: bothering tourists walking Rua Augusta
Baixa: Lisbon downtown
Commerce Square: view from a ferry sailing from the Cais do Sodre to the other side of the Tagus river

It is an interesting fact to know that all the streets joined to the Rua Augusta owe their name to the shopkeeprs of the old times and many of them survived to this day. For example, the street of shoemakers and shoe repair shops is called Rua dos Sapateiros (Shoemakers Street) or the street on which most goldsmiths are located is called Rua do Ouro (Goldsmiths Street).

Metro: Rossio, Terreiro do Paço
Nearby locations
The famous tram (Electrico 28) is undoubtedly one of the most characteristic symbols of Lisbon. A trip on the old yellow tram through the hills and narrow streets of Lisbon is a "must"! The route of E28 starts in Largo Martim Moniz and ends in Prazeres taking you throught the most important districts of the city.
The Santa Justa Elevator is a remarkable masterpiece designed by an apprentice of Gustave Eiffel, which connects Baixa (downtown) and Bairro Alto (high neighbourhood).
Baixa, literally translated as ’low’, is situated in the gulf between the two main hills of the city and is the central business and shopping district of the capital.
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