EXPLORED_ cinema lá em baixo in Lisbon

cinema la em baixo, lisbon, via au pays des merveilles

One thing I was really looking forward to during my trip to Lisbon, was visiting the cinema on the rooftop again.  After I discovered this wonderful place, I made a habit of going every week to have a cheap vegetarian diner with a great view over the city, watch a free movie, catch up with my friends and meet new people.  Unfortunately school (and the cold weather) got in the way and by the end of my 5 months in Lisbon, it had been weeks, if not months, since the last time I was there, so this was definitely on my list when I came back to Lisbon for a week.  Unfortunately, the weekly event changed from cinema la em cima, on the rooftop of an apartment building, to cinema la em baixo, in RDA69.  (Here you can also get your bike repaired and on Sunday they serve delicious pizzas for only 2 euros.) Since it was way too hot to sit inside, we had our delicious meal on the streets.   Despite the change of location the atmosphere and the people are still amazing, and as usual I ran into some familiar faces.  Definitely a must-go if you’re ever in the city!  You can find more info about the cinema here.

cinema la em baixo, lisbon, via au pays des merveilles

cinema la em baixo, lisbon, via au pays des merveilles

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11 Comments

  1. Elisse August 18, 2013

    Wel een beetje jammer dat ‘t concept veranderd is, maar toch nog steeds een heel fijn idee he :)

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  2. PS by Dila August 19, 2013

    Jammer dat het niet meer op die gave locatie is, anders was ik hier graag een keer heen geweest!

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  3. Catarina August 20, 2013

    Ahah you may not believe, but I’m one of the cooks of this place, RDA! Our food is the best, thank you!! :-)))

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    • Hannelore August 22, 2013

      That’s so cool! So maybe we already met!

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  4. daniela August 20, 2013

    this is so, so cool – super jealous! xx

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  5. Laura August 20, 2013

    IK WIL NAAR LISSABON! (dat zeg ik echt na al uw posts over Lissabon he :p)

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  6. Charlotte August 21, 2013

    oh ik wil ooit eens naar een rooftop cinema gaan ! en WAT, pizza voor 2 euro?
    btw, mooie foto’s, ze doen me denken aan mijn foto’s van de laatste nacht in Amsterdam :(

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  7. Liese August 21, 2013

    Oh, zo jammer dat ik dit vorig jaar niet wist!
    Ben er toen ook geweest en lijkt me echt super leuk (:

    Liefs, Liese

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  8. perfecthippie August 21, 2013

    Ah wat een fijne foto’s

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  9. correction February 19, 2014

    Cinema lá em Baixo is one of the collectives that organize activities in the RDA69. RDA69 is an auto-organized space, everybody frequenting the place contributes to all activities.

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    • Hannelore February 20, 2014

      Thank you! I tried to figure out what exactly this place was, but with my limited knowledge of portuguese skills it wasn’t so easy. Thanks for clearing that up!

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