Lisbon, Portugal: Bairro Alto's Fado Bars – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Watch the full episode: Fado is the folk music of Lisbon’s rustic neighborhoods. Since the mid-1800s, it’s been the Portuguese blues — mournfully beautiful and haunting ballads about lost sailors, broken hearts, and bittersweet romance. #lisbon #ricksteveseurope #fado

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