Where do you board the 28 tram?

Boarding point and stops Tram 28 connects Martim Moniz with Campo Ourique. The boarding point is on Praça Martim Moniz. From the center of Lisbon, Figueira Square, it is less than a 5 minute walk in a northeasterly direction.

How long does it take to ride Tram 28?

Trams run every 10 minutes during rush hour and every 15 minutes for off-peak hours. Taking Tram 28 from one end to the other will last approximately 48 minutes depending on traffic.

Why is Tram 28 famous in Lisbon?

Tram 28 is probably the most famous tour in Lisbon. It is a vintage yellow tram that crosses the city centre, passing by many of Lisbon’s main attractions. So a single ride on it has all the benefits of a sightseeing bus tour, and it is much cheaper.

What time do trams stop running in Lisbon?

They start their day between 6am and 7am, and most continue until late at night. At major stops, there are digital information boards indicating how much time is left until the next tram.

How old are Lisbon trams?

The Lisbon tramway network (Portuguese: Rede de elétricos de Lisboa) is a system of trams that serve Lisbon, capital city of Portugal. In operation since 1873, it presently comprises six lines.

How do I get from Lisbon to Belem?

To get to Belem from Lisbon, you will need to take either tram 15 or tram 127 from the downtown area’s Figueira Square (“Praça da Figueira” in Portuguese) or Comercio Square (“Praça do Comércio” in Portuguese) and get off it as soon as you pass Jeronimos Monastery. That’s a good place to start a day trip!

Is Belem Tower worth visiting?

The Complex at Belém is made up of two extremely important sites – Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery – and is a testament to the Age of Discoveries. It’s well worth taking a guided tour to learn more about Belem and these important monuments – I would recommend this excellent walking tour.

Is Lisbon a walkable city?

Lisbon is a walkable city, but with lots of hills, taking public transportation will save your feet and its fun taking the vintage trolleys around the city!

What is the bridge in Lisbon called?

Ponte 25 de Abril
25 de Abril Bridge

Ponte 25 de Abril
Crosses Tagus River
Locale Lisbon (right/North bank) Pragal (left/South bank)
Official name Ponte 25 de Abril
Other name(s) Ponte Salazar (before 1974) Tagus River Bridge

How do you buy tram tickets?

Where to buy tram tickets

  1. Contactless pay as you go. You can travel by tram with contactless cards and devices, using the smart readers on stops to pay for journeys as you go.
  2. get me there mobile ticket app.
  3. Online at getmethere.com.
  4. At a tram stop ticket machine.
  5. TfGM Travelshops.
  6. PayPoint.

What are the trams called in Lisbon?

Is Belém worth visiting?

Is there a tram 28 route in Lisbon?

I have made a map with the route of tram 28 and 12 most important sights of Lisbon. You can download it as a pdf (A4) for € 2 or I can send you a full-coloured map (A3) for € 6 in handy pocket-size by post.

Where is the first part of the tram 28?

This means that you could either walk the entire length or you could choose to walk the tram 28 route in two parts. The first is to the east of Baixa, a loop through Alfama and Graça that brings you almost back to where you started. This section is packed full of landmarks that are worth seeing.

Where are the lookouts on the tram in Lisbon?

A legend tells that in Barcelos, North Portuga,l a dead rooster suddenly stood up and saved the life of a pilgrim who had been sentenced to death. Since Alfama is on a hill there are miradouros, lookouts, with panoramic views of Lisbon and the river.

How long does it take to get on a tram in London?

Because every tourist thinks it’s the thing to do, there are usually large queues to get on at the starting point of the tram 28. And I mean LARGE queues. The trams come on average every 10 minutes and can only seat about 20 people with maybe another 30 standing. You will often have to wait more than an hour to get on a tram.