AlmadaLisbon Region located in the south bank of the Tagus river, just across from Lisbon.
By boatFrom Lisbon take the €1.20 ferry boat across the river Tagus (Tejo) to Cacilhas ferry terminal. The views are awesome and is the best way to witness Lisbon's beauty from afar.
By trainYou can also get in by Fertagus train leaving from the Roma/Areeiro, Entrecampos, Sete Rios or Campolide stations towards Pragal. Here there are several buses taking you into town. This trip is also beautiful as you have the chance of crossing the 25 de Abril bridge over Tagus river with breathtaking views.
By busThere are also the 152, 160, 176 and 260 TST buses running from Lisbon.
By carAnd sure, you can always get in by car or taxi. If coming from Lisbon, just cross the bridge and get in, if coming from the South, get in the A2 and take the "Almada" exit. Easy as that...
By busTransportes Sul do Tejo offer a wide network of busses that run quite frequently between many places in the city.
By tramMetro Transportes do Sul operates a tram with 3 lines, that connect several points in the city. A single ticket costs 0.85€ (you have to buy a card which costs 0.50€ but is rechargeable).
Cristo ReiSimilar to the Christ statue in Rio de Janeiro, this Sacred Heart of Jesus statue stands over 100 meters tall on the opposite bank of the Tejo River from downtown Lisbon. Views from the top of the statue are breathtaking, although the elevator up will cost you €5.
- Cacilhas: Visit the Church of Our Lady of Good Success and lunch at the great surrounding restaurants.
- The Riverside area of Cais do Ginjal with it's views across the river to Lisbon
- The 25 April Bridge from the Boca do Vento elevator.
- Casa da Cerca contemporary art center in Almada Velha.
- Fábrica da Romeira
- Almada Velha (Old town)
- Museu da Cidade (Almada's Museum)
- Praça São João Baptista.
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