Author: David Mendonça

By David Mendonça, Contributor (*) a Luso-American with roots in the Azores, is a contributor to the Feel Portugal Digital Magazine. Passionate about fado, his articles also appear on his blogs Fado Today(English) and Fado Hoje (Portuguese). He lives in New York State. David is also the president of Portuguese Amecican Cultural Exchange, Inc (PACE), a 501c3 corp.

Fado is unquestionably the song of Lisbon, but finding true fado in Lisbon can be difficult–especially when your stay is short. In this spirit, here are some suggestions for fado in Lisbon’s most storied neighborhoods: Alfama, Mouraria, and Bairro Alto. A Muralha–Alfama “A Muralha”–or “The Wall”– is so named because…

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