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Tram 28

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
As featured in One Day in Lisbon and 4 other guides
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Address: Lisbon, Portugal
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Vintage trams take passengers on a scenic trip from the city center at sea...

Vintage trams take passengers on a scenic trip from the city center at sea level up through the narrow maze of streets towards St. George Castle.

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Tram goes through the pedestrian precinct and up the hills on both sides. Big queues first thing at Martim Moniz and 40mins round trip, not all interesting. Often too full to get... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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morecambe
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The 'toe rag' pickpockets are in abundance on all the trams, but the 28 gets more than its fair share. You can usually pick them out, and it's the 'standing passengers' that are the easiest targets; if you get a seat, stay in it. One of the classics is for the PP's to work in pairs, with one looking very... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tram goes through the pedestrian precinct and up the hills on both sides. Big queues first thing at Martim Moniz and 40mins round trip, not all interesting. Often too full to get on and quite small so high season would be difficult. Worth getting on to go up the the viewing point above the cathedral where you can walk to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you have the time by all means, it's crowded and packed. We ended up walking back and explore the vicinity instead as there is no guarantee that you will get in the next tram, some leave empty as they cut the trip for the local people to give way, in front of our hotel is the starting point of... More 

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Thank tinah1202
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a rough ride for me. the tram was packed and the driver wasnt the smoothest driver. at 6 feet tall and standing up the entire ride, I couldn't see much through the low windows

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Thank Jonathan P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I found this really boring as I was expecting some form of commentary. It's used by locals as well but mainly packed with tourist with no clue where they are heading. I enjoyed the not so commercial or tourist side of Lisbon. Not the best thing to do in the world but it's a great way of seeing the city.

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Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have just returned from Lisbon. On our second day we boarded tram 28 for a trip around the city. I sat next to my wife on the packed tram. A tap on my shoulder came from a middle aged woman requesting that I give up my seat for a mother & child. Middle aged woman is very persistent and... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This tram ride is a fun way to travel the narrow streets of Graca and Alfama to get to the Castelo Sao Jorge for some great views over the city. The queues are ridiculous at Martim Moniz and we waited 45 min and they do not fill each tiny tram to capacity. You are better off getting on a few... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We joined the end of as long queue and wish we hadn't bothered. The tram was crowded with limited seating which meant standing - in a crowded tram for a long time with no real view of anything. As someone else has noted the ending is abrupt. We got off half way through the return trip and walked back -... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a bit of time on tram 28 and I wish we had been on it a bit longer. From a previous visit I can recall its tracks run along a lot of the city's highlights.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Try and take this tram as early as you can to avoid it being too crowded.Steep streets and rattling carriages add to the experience.

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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