During one’s stay in Lisbon, shopping is, undoubtedly, one of the great attractions of the city. For this reason, tourists cannot forget to set aside some time in their travel itineraries to get to know the best malls and shopping centres of the Portuguese capital, which offer great opportunities and several stores, very popular amongst Brazilian tourists.
Curious to know which places are these? Check out below a selection of the best shopping centres in Lisbon.
1. Vasco da Gama Shopping Centre
Located in the most modern area of Lisbon, Vasco da Gama Shopping Centre, is made up of over 150 stores, including the beloved Zara, Sephora, H&M, Nike and Fnac, amongst many others. With a structure inspired by the oceans, the place is all glazed, including its ceiling, in which one can see water jets dripping, in reference to the seabed. After shopping, tourists can still enjoy the shopping centre’s wide variety of restaurants, which feature prestigious places, such as Portugália and the Italian Burguer House.
Address: Av. Dom João II, Lote 1.05.02 – Parque das Nações
2. Armazéns do Chiado Shopping Centre
Close to several hotels in Lisbon, Armazéns do Chiado Shopping Centre is located in the historical area of the city, amidst several old and remarkable buildings of the Portuguese capital. Inside this bustling shopping centre, tourists can find stores, such as The Body Shop, Kiko, L’Occitane, Sephora and the Sun Planet. In addition, it has a wide variety of restaurants, with a diverse range of prices and menus, which will appeal to all visitors. To top it off, the highest floor of the shopping centre provides beautiful views over Chiado, including one over the famous São Jorge Castle.
Address: Rua do Carmo, 2 – Chiado
3. Colombo Shopping Centre
Colombo Shopping Centre is one of the largest shopping centres in Lisbon, it has four floors and welcomes thousands of Portuguese and foreign visitors, every single day. Amongst the favourites of the Brazilian tourists, the place provides stores such as Lacoste, Forever 21, Primark, Zara Home, Disney Store and much more. At Primark, for example, one can find great prices and promotions, all year round and across all product categories sold in the store, such as clothing, accessories, shoes and decoration.
Address: Av. Lusíada – Benfica
4. Amoreiras Shopping Centre
This is the perfect choice for tourists staying in hotels in the Amoreiras area, such as the Dom Pedro Palace and the EPIC SANA Hotel. The Amoreiras Shopping Centre has over 210 stores, spread over two large, modern floors. In here, one can find everything, from famous international designer stores, such as Hugo Boss and Levi’s, to fast fashion brands, such as Zara, as well as utility stores, such as Samsonite. An interesting advantage of this shopping centre is that it is located within a huge building complex and, on top of it, there is a viewpoint open to visitors, which provides one of the most incredible views of the city.
Address: Av. Eng. Duarte Pacheco, Loja 2037 – Amoreiras
5. El Corte Inglés Shopping Centre
Also popularly known just as El Corte, this shopping centre works as a kind of an outlet, in which Brazilian tourists can get an extra 10% off various products. For this, it is only required that you show your passport at the customer service location and, in return, the tourists get a promotional card to make their purchases with a discount. With several floors and hundreds of stores available, El Corte is the right place for visitors looking for variety, as in there one can purchase anything from clothes and shoes, to electronics and household goods.
Address: Av. António Augusto Aguiar, 31 – Avenidas Novas
Translation: Teresa Cardia