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Baixa is known as one of Porto’s trendiest neighbourhoods. It’s very central, close to the river and surrounded by many other exciting areas. The hilly streets hold several notable churches, and plenty of spots to glimpse impressive views of the city and river. The Avenida dos Aliados, a sprawling avenue at the neighbourhood’s eastern edge, is a hub for banking and commerce with a slightly blander atmosphere, but it's a hub for public transport. Despite its popularity with younger hipster crowds, Baixa is unpretentious and less overcrowded than the centre of Lisbon. It also has some of the city’s most striking architecture – the UNESCO-listed eighteenth century buildings give it a magical atmosphere. The city centre is small and concentrated, so it’s all walkable, although many of the narrow streets are very steep, so trams are often an easier alternative for getting around. To the south of Baixa is Sé, named for its famous cathedral, which is the oldest part of town and leads steeply down to the river. The cobbled medieval streets of this downtown area are thickly populated with great places to eat and d