Whether you have been to Lisbon or it is the first time you are taking a trip to this tourist destination, one thing is for sure – you know about the historic Tram 28E. And if you want to explore Lisbon in the best way possible, Tram 20E is the route to take.
In this post, we have given you the Lisbon tram 28 route and the main stops to help you know what to expect and what to look for as you visit Lisbon this weekend.
For beginners, tram 28 has 34 different tops in total. Most of these stops are near or at the historic landmark, and they are the major places you would definitely want to visit.
Without much ado, let’s get down to the route map and the main stops at historic landmarks and tourists sights. This article comes as a handy Lisbon transport guide.
Praça Martim Moniz
Tram 28 route begins at Praça Martim Moniz, which is also a great place to visit. You will find several notable sites that are found within walking distance. Some of these sites include Praco do Rossio and the Church of Domingos.
Graça Miradouro da Senhora do Monte
Graça Miradouro da Senhora do Monte is the next stop that you might also want to make while travelling north on the tram 28 as Miradouro da Senhora, which is a lovely viewpoint, is just nearby.
You will also find a wonderful park – Jardin da Cerca da Grace. The park has a play area that also offers excellent views of the city.
Viewpoint of Graça
You might also want to stop at Grace, which sits right next to the Convento de Nossa Senhora da Graça. Miradouro da Grace is another breath-taking viewing deck where visitors can view the city.
When you continue south, you will find Voz Operário, just shortly after Grace. The National Pantheon and the Church of São Vicente of Fora are nearby. You can also explore the Santa Clara Market, which is a flea market.
Lg. Portas Sol & São Jorge Castle
Lg. Portas Sol & São Jorge Castle is another great stop towards the south. It offers excellent views of the city, particularly at Miradouro das Portas do Sol. The São Jorge Castle and the Museum of Decorative Arts is also just nearby.
Santa Luzia Viewpoint
As the tram 28 Lisbon moves further south, there is the Miradouro Santa Luzia, which is another excellent viewing deck.
As you move southwest, Limoeiro is the nest great site to visit. The site is within walking distance of the Church of Santo Antônio de Lisboa, the Roman Theatre and Se Cathedral.
As the train heads west from Se Cathedral, R. Conceição is the next stop you might want to consider, as it includes a number of popular attractions. From here, you will be able to visit MODA, Arco da Rua Augusta, and Praça do Comercio.
Lg. Academia Nacional Belas Ar
You can get off Tram 28 at Lg. Academia Nacional Belas Ar so that you can explore the Cais do Sodre neighborhood.
Praça Luis Camões
This is another great stop in Chiado. It is a neighborhood with a number of theatres for musicals/opera and venues for Fado music.
This spot is located west of Praça Luis Camões and it is also where Elevador da Bica departs. Miradouro de Santa Catarina, another excellent viewpoint, is just nearby.
The Tram 28 finally stops at Campo Ourique, which is the site Prazeres Cemetery. This is where several notable Portugues people have been buried. They include pianists like Alexandre Rey Colaço, Prime Ministers like the famous Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo, former president Mário Soares, and painters like Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro.