Almada is a great place to stay while you are in Lisbon as some of the city’s star attractions are within easy reach. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the wonderful Cristo Rei and the iconic Forum Almada. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit the National Coach Museum and the Afonso de Albuquerque Square.
There are many unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Almada. Step inside some of the fascinating galleries and collections such as Berardo Collection, Chiado Museum and the CCB Cultural Center of Belem. There are some popular galleries to enjoy nearby. In particular, don’t miss the National Museum of Ancient Art. Arts lovers can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as the Belem Cultural Center, the National Theatre of D. Maria II and the National Theater of Sao Carlos.
When it’s time escape the city, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. If you’re looking for a little tranquility explore the Edward VII Park and the Floresta de Monsanto Park.
While you are here, head to some of the local sights such as the Santa Justa Elevator, Rossio Square and the Marques de Pombal Square. These are a magnet for travellers from all over the world. Whatever your religious background, you'll love the serenity at sacred places like the Church of Santa Engracia, the Old Church of Our Lady of the Conception and the Church of Sao Roque. To discover the nearby historic sights, don't miss the Ajuda National Palace.
If you like to grab a bargain, explore the Amoreiras Shopping Center and the Feira da Ladra Flea Market.
Spend an afternoon with fellow soccer lovers at Restelo Stadium, cheering on local legends, the C.F. Os Belenenses. On match days follow the sea of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
After exploring the streets of Almada, stay the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Tiara Park Atlantic Lisboa, the Hotel Real Palacio, and the popular Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade.