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Views: Number 28 Tram Ride In Lisbon, Portugal

Filmed in July 2021.

The number 28 tram in Lisbon connects Martim Moniz with Campo Ourique, and passes through the popular tourist districts of Graca, Alfama, Baixa and Estrela. For visitors, this is the classic Lisbon tram journey, riding in a quaint yellow tram as it rattles and screeches through the narrow streets of the city. Along the E28 route, delightful Remodelado trams trundle, and these retain many of their original 1930s features, including polished wood interiors, brass dials and cheery yellow paintwork. In any other city, these trams would be housed in a museum, but in Lisbon, they are an integral part of the public transport network These historic trams are still in use, as the number 28 tram route is completely unsuitable for modern trams, due to its numerous tight turns, narrow streets and steep gradients.

The E28 tram follows a very scenic route, passing through many of Lisbon’s historic districts, and provides one of the best tours of the city. The busiest section is between Baixa and Alfama. A ride on the number 28 tram is one of the highlights of Lisbon The number E28 tram follows the route: Martim Moniz – Graca – Portas de Sol (Alfama) – Se Cathedral – Rua Conceição (Baixa) – Chiado – Sao Bento – Estrela – Campo Ourique (once the tram reaches the end it follows the same route but in reverse which I actually filmed) Sights along the E28 tram route: 1. Basílica da Estrela 2. Assembleia da República 3. Praça Luís de Camões 4. Rua Augusta 5. Praça do Comércio 6. Igreja de Santo António 7. Sé de Lisboa 8. Portas do Sol 9. Mosteiro São Vicente 10. Graça 11. Castelo de Sao Jorge

Architectural Views: MAAT Museum In Lisbon

MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology is the new cultural centre for Lisbon. It’s a museum where these three areas intertwine within a space of debate, discovery, critical thinking and international dialogue.

 It’s an innovative project which establishes a connection between the new building, designed by Amanda Levete Architects’ studio, and Central Tejo Power Station, one of Portugal’s most prominent examples of industrial architecture from the first half of the 20th century, and one of the most visited museums in the country.

MAAT’s ambition is to present national and international exhibitions by contemporary artists, architects and thinkers. The programme will also include various curatorial perspectives on EDP Foundation’s private Art Collection, reflecting current subject matters and trends.

Travel: Top Ten Beautiful Towns To Visit In Portugal

Portugal is a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain. Its location on the Atlantic Ocean has influenced many aspects of its culture: salt cod and grilled sardines are national dishes, the Algarve’s beaches are a major destination and much of the nation’s architecture dates to the 1500s–1800s, when Portugal had a powerful maritime empire.

Walking Tours: Lisbon – Southern Portugal (4K)

Lisbon is Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city. From imposing São Jorge Castle, the view encompasses the old city’s pastel-colored buildings, Tagus Estuary and Ponte 25 de Abril suspension bridge. Nearby, the National Azulejo Museum displays 5 centuries of decorative ceramic tiles. Just outside Lisbon is a string of Atlantic beaches, from Cascais to Estoril. 

Video timeline: 00:00 Praça do Rossio 01:26 BAIXA and Rua Augusta 08:18 Arco da Rua Augusta 09:41 Praça do Comércio 12:47 Cais das Colunas 13:47 Ponte 25 de Abril 16:17 Rua da Prata 16:55 Rua do Comércio 19:48 Praça do Município 22:41 Rua do Arsenal 26:30 BAIXA and Rua Áurea 35:55 ALFAMA 46:13 Church of Saint Mary Magdalene 47:44 St Anthony’s Church 48:50 Lisbon Cathedral 55:58 Miradouro de Santa Luzia 01:00:10 Miradouro das Portas do Sol 01:03:34 BAIRRO ALTO and Rua da Escola Politécnica 01:05:38 Principe Real garden 01:07:57 Rua Dom Pedro V 01:17:07 Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara 01:21:00 Ascensor Glória 01:22:46 Church of Sao Roque 01:24:10 Rua da Misericórdia 01:27:54 Praça Luís de Camões and Italian Church of Our Lady of the Loreto 01:28:49 Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Encarnação 01:29:40 Rua Garrett 01:34:29 Rua do Carmo 01:35:50 Santa Justa Lift 01:38:38 Praça do Rossio 01:41:53 Praça da Figueira 01:45:20 Martim Moniz 01:48:30 Praça do Rossio 01:52:00 Praça dos Restauradores 01:55:21 Ascensor Glória 01:56:49 Avenida da Liberdade

Aerial City Views: Lisbon – Southwest Portugal (4K)

Lisbon is Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city. From imposing São Jorge Castle, the view encompasses the old city’s pastel-colored buildings, Tagus Estuary and Ponte 25 de Abril suspension bridge. Nearby, the National Azulejo Museum displays 5 centuries of decorative ceramic tiles. Just outside Lisbon is a string of Atlantic beaches, from Cascais to Estoril. 

Design: A Tour Of Top Artisans In Portugal

We unearth the country’s burgeoning design industry. From a ceramics studio in Lisbon to a nautical-inspired clothing brand in Porto, we meet the creatives putting the country on the map.

A walking tour

Gaia Lutz meets woodworker Ricardo Jerónimo of Rival at his Lisbon workshop, and the duo behind ceramic studio Sedimento. Plus: furniture-maker Miguel Saboya.

Hugo Passos

The designer reflects on how attitudes in manufacturing have shifted now that many international companies produce goods in Portugal.

La Paz

We catch up with Jose Miguel de Abreu, co-founder of Porto’s nautical-inspired fashion brand La Paz, to discuss the benefits of basing his business in the city.

Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance

The founder of design studio Made In Situ discusses recent projects and how he is inspired by the landscape and the artisans he collaborates with.

Views: Landscapes And Cities Of ‘Portugal’ (4K)

Portugal is a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain. Its location on the Atlantic Ocean has influenced many aspects of its culture: salt cod and grilled sardines are national dishes, the Algarve’s beaches are a major destination and much of the nation’s architecture dates to the 1500s–1800s, when Portugal had a powerful maritime empire. 

Sunday Morning Podcast: Latest News From Zurich, London And Bangkok

The weekend’s biggest discussion topics with Monocle’s Tyler Brûlé, Andrew Tuck, Gillian Dobias, Cornelia Meyer and Urs Bühler. 

We also check the headlines in Bangkok and find out which titles have been flying off shelves at Lisbon’s Under The Cover book and magazine shop.

Arts & Culture: ‘The Azulejos’ – Portugal’s Colored Tiles (Video)

Anyone who has ever been to Portugal will probably know them: the small, mostly blue square ceramic tiles, the so-called ‘azulejos’. Especially in the capital of Lisbon they decorate many houses. Even today, the decorative tiles are still made by hand. The word azulejos does not come from the Portuguese word “azul” for blue – as one might think. It comes from Arabic and means something like “polished little stone”.

Travel: ‘Top Ten Places To Visit In Portugal’ (Video)

Portugal is one of the world’s most beautiful countries! From boating on the Algarve Coast to exploring the castles of Sintra, Portugal offers so much variety to experience and witness!

Portugal is a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain. Its location on the Atlantic Ocean has influenced many aspects of its culture: salt cod and grilled sardines are national dishes, the Algarve’s beaches are a major destination and much of the nation’s architecture dates to the 1500s–1800s, when Portugal had a powerful maritime empire.