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How down-at-heel Lisbon became the new capital of cool

How down-at-heel Lisbon became the new capital of cool

The Guardian - Rowan Moore

Four years ago, Portugal’s capital felt like a ‘city on its knees’. Now it is being touted as hip, cheap and innovative. But is the socialist government failing Lisbon’s poor in its rush to revitalise? In Lisbon people keep telling me about the surfing. It’s great. The beaches are 20 minutes from …

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