Palácio Ficalho

Bairro Alto - Lisbon

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€505,000 - €1.27m

A historic and charming Palace, once owned by royalty and neighbouring the famous Convent of Inglesinhos, is being beautifully transformed into 16 magnificent apartments for sale in Lisbon. With an authentic Portuguese feel, this project combines ancient features with modern elements of architecture, creating an elegant and comfortable atmosphere for those who chose to live here.

This is a unique rehabilitation of an iconic Palace in a super central location. Right at the epicentre of culture in Bairro Alto, nestled in a quiet residential street, these apartments are steps away from Chiado, Baixa and Principe Real where one can find trendy restaurants, design and fashion stores, beautiful gardens and some of the best viewpoints of the city.

Key features

Public transport
Town centre
Golden visa

The properties

With apartments for sale ranging from one to three bedrooms and areas between 88 and 180 sqm, each apartment is unique and has a story to tell, offering a multiplicity of choices and the warranty of adaptation to the clients’ preferences, lifestyle and comfort needs.

Preserving its old tiles and beautiful ancient stones, this palace will have a private entrance to townhouses on the ground floor; beautiful apartments with high ceilings and large windows on the 2nd floor; and superb duplexes on the 3rd and 4th floors offering outstanding views onto the city and river.

Investment potential

Offering an average of €6,202 per sqm, these apartments for sale in Bairro Alto offer a price up to 40% lower than in the neighbouring Chiado and Príncipe Real. These apartments are a good investment opportunity with strong capital gains and stable long-term rentals yields in one of the most central and dynamic neighbourhoods of Lisbon. Plus, some properties are eligible for the Golden Visa Programme, paving the way to European citizenship.


One of Lisbon’s most picturesque neighbourhoods, Bairro Alto was constructed in the late16th century and became known for its narrow cobblestoned streets, ancient houses and traditional commerce. The natural stomping ground for intellectuals, journalists and writers in the early 20th century. Today, Bairro Alto is considered a lively cultural hub and home to art galleries, trendy bars, diverse restaurants and unique boutique shops.

Quiet and traditional during the day, some non-residential streets of Bairro Alto transforms itself during the night, becoming a meeting point for locals and tourists alike, offering everything from music to dancing to gastronomy.

Bordered to the West by Rua do Século and Rua da Misericórdia to the East, this small district is set on the slopes that unfold down to the River Tagus, perched above Cais do Sodré and Baixa, offering stunning views onto the city and river from its viewpoints and charming streets. Steps away from Chiado, Baixa and Príncipe Real, this vibrant neighbourhood benefits from easy access to all means of transports.

Bairro Alto

Referred to simply as ‘O Bairro’ by Lisboetas, Bairro Alto needs no further explanation. A lively cultural hub of Lisbon, its plethora of art galleries, trendy bars and restaurants means its evolved into the place to see and be seen, where locals meet to catch up with friends over dinner or coffee, raise a toast to the end of another workday, pa...

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