Cais do Sodré has always been a very important neighborhood historically, which for many years received thousands of sailors from all over the world, leading to the opening of various navigational spaces that originated the names of the night spaces that currently exist in this neighborhood. Its name comes from a 15th century family, the Sodré family, which gave its name to the neighborhood (formerly called Remolares), due to the preponderance of the family in the maritime trade business.
At this time, Cais do Sodré, has a new life, has been requalified, and is one of the trendiest neighborhoods in the Lisbon region.
Cais do Sodré offers metro and train station, river terminal and bus stop for those who want to go to other parts of the city. It is a bustling area, not only for having these accesses, but also for the type of existing business, such as Time Out Market (Ribeira Market), Pink Street (Pink Street), restaurants, design shops and its ” urban beach “, Ribeira das Naus, which is a link between Cais do Sodré and Praça do Comércio, the last being the largest square in the city of Lisbon.
It was formerly a street famous for its many brothels, but to change that image, the Lisbon City Council decided to carry out an urban intervention project, painting the street in pink and artistically improving the place, becoming a major center. not only for Lisbon people, but for all kinds of people.
After the urban intervention, Pink Street becomes much more appealing and becomes the nightlife center of Lisbon. It is filled with several nightclubs and bars that attract many people, making it a very busy street and one of the great attractions that the Cais do Sodré area has to offer and promote.