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Ride thru the “old town” from Campo de Ourique to Martim Moniz square on a famous yellow tram.
How to ride the yellow train in Lisbon
Yellow trams itself are unique and symbolic part of Lisbon. Since they constructed in early 30-s’, they are still appearing to be an extremely popular city transport.

Tram stops of brightly yellow wagons are spread thru all along the “old town” by the relic route. The end stops are called Basilica da Estrela and St.George Castle. By the route, you can observe Lisbon cathedral, Conceicao Velha church, steak house, St.George Castle and plenty of observation decks. Exit the tram on one of the scenic stop and enjoy the view!

The end stops are called Basilica da Estrela and st.George castle.

Rail route 28 with it's yellow trams moves across plenty of narrow streets, so you can touch surrounding old walls by your hand!

How to do?

1. Find nearest tram stop in the “old town” area.
2. Wait for a tram and get yourself a ticket from the driver.
3. Watch out for pickpockets.

When to do?

Monday – Friday from 5:40 am to 21:15 pm.
Saturday from 5:45 am to 22:30 pm. Sunday and high days from 6:45 am to 22:30 pm.

How much?

Ticket price: €2.9.

Tips and hints

Take a ride in the evening time so you can avoid long queues and rush hours.

You can buy a day travel card for €6,15 at any subway station.


Guest17 June 2024

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