Tram 28

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Graça, Lisbon, Portugal
Tram 28 - View from Tram 28 (Lisbon, Portugal)
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Tram 28 - Tram 28 (Lisbon, Portugal)
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Tram 28 Lisbon Reviews

Maurizioago Maurizio…
574 reviews
Tram 28. Apr 08, 2017
This a yellow vintage tram departs from praca Martin Moniz to the Graca and Alfama districts. Then it heads to the cathedral and the church of Saint Anthony. It carries on to the Baixa (the lower area of the city) and to the districts of Chiado and the Barrio Alto. Its last stop is at Campo Ourique station.

The tram stops near lots of main sights. Its entire route lasts around 45 minutes. You can make use of it as a budget hop-on hop-off bus.
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mondheo1 mondheo1
3 reviews
lisbon portugal Apr 10, 2011
food is excellent as well as wine. the ambiance is friendly and welcoming. The weather is extremely nice. It also offers great shopping and night life in the city with charming lounges and bars all night long.
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Liselore_Verschuren Liselore…
252 reviews
Challenging Sep 18, 2010
A unique aspect of Lisbon are the classic trams that ride through the entire city centre. Tram 28 is most popular, because it passes all the important sights.

Next to that, it also has a few very steep hills in its route, which makes a great ‘Kodak moment’. Downside to this nice way to explore the city, is that it can be incredibly crowded. Loads of tourists gather at the stop, especially during the summer months there will be a huge queue at the stop.

There are chances you’ll end up standing in the isles, barely able to look at the window and stuck underneath a sweaty armpit. If you have plenty of time, you can ride the tram until you have a good seat and take another tour.

Keep in mind that the driver ‘empties’ his tram at a central stop (it was unclear to me where this happened), so you may ride the route in the isle, get a seat and just after that have to leave the tram to start over on a new tram.
Tram 28 (Lisbon, Portugal)
Tram 28 (Lisbon, Portugal)
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anlis anlis
12 reviews
Feb 14, 2008
The legendary tram 28 is a tourist attraction in itself.

Vintage trams still go from the city centre on sea level, right up through the jumble of streets towards the heights of the Castle of St George. On the way, the tram slices open the city, providing insights into the Lisbon way of life, as well as offering sweeping views back towards the city and out over the Rio Tejo.

These antique style trams make it easy on the legs if you don't feel like trekking the hills :)

Crossing most of the old town, you may enter it at Chiado and it takes you westbound to Sta Catarina (sightseeing), S. Bento (Parliament and PM residence), and Estrela (Church); eastbound to Praca do Comercio (descend at R. Vitor Cordon), the Cathedral, Santa Luzia (sightseeing, and best place to start Alfama visit), the castle of S. Jorge (exit at Lg. Portas do Sol), S. Vicente (church, national pantheon, and thieves market two times a week), and Graca (church).

Don't miss it!
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davidx says:
It's a great experience - but actually it goes higher than the castle. When I went on it with a friend, we were surprised at how far we had to come down from iits top point to reach the stop for the castle.
Posted on: Aug 15, 2010

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