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Yellow Bus Tours Lisbon

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Address: Lisbon 1950-082, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 966 298 558
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Do you want to make a tour in Lisbon? Said to be built on 7 hills, Lisbon...

Do you want to make a tour in Lisbon? Said to be built on 7 hills, Lisbon is an amphitheatre that looks down onto the Tagus, the river it has always depended on. There's history oozing out of its romantic avenues, old Moorish quarters, Roman underpinnings and Manueline, Baroque and Gothic monuments, off-set by some of the boldest modern buildings by local and international architects.

This is a cosmopolitan centre of commerce that will appeal to your senses and to your gourmet instincts. It is a palette of colors where the sun shines the whole year round (almost!).

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We took the Yellow Bus Hills Tramcar Tour and loved the old tram and the slow pace at which it wound through the narrow lanes in Alfama, Chiado and Bairro Alto. It's a hop-on... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bus services were interrupted by marathon race in Lisbon city centre, which is quite understandable. However what is not acceptable is complete absence of any attempt to inform customers of the delay and how long it would last. Staff were around but obviously chose not to engage with customers. A simple notice on the main bus stop would have sufficed.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Driver just left when we were trying to board the bus, what the hell? Not a frequent service, left standing waiting for the next one. Not a good experience.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Yellow Bus Hills Tramcar Tour and loved the old tram and the slow pace at which it wound through the narrow lanes in Alfama, Chiado and Bairro Alto. It's a hop-on hop-off route. Unfortunately the route did not match the marketing brochure and the driver of the second tram we picked up was unwilling to advise us... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit disappointed that the tram tour was not available when we had booked tickets in advance for a multiple package of bus and tram trips. We were told we could use ordinary tram service which we did, but not the same route. If I were to advise I think it is better to book on the day,knowing whats available... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had bought tickets for the "Tagus" tour of this Carris enterprise. We had to wait nearly an hour (not the advertised 30 minutes) till the bus came to the initial station - and there was such a crowd of pushing tourists that had come later but tried to squeeze in first, that we were not able to enter the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Lisbon on a short stay, we purchased from our hotel reception two-day passes which took in three bus routes (Belem, Tagus, Olisipo) and tram which took us through the Bairro and Alfama neighbourhoods. Tickets also included free entrance to the Santa Justa tower from where we were able to admire spectacular city views. Very much enjoyed hopping on and... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many bus tours in Lissabon, thinking they are all alike we asked the driver for information. The tour was one hour and 40 minutes so we bought tickets. This yellow bus (purple line) is terrible. Ugly industrial areas, building sites and traffic jams. The only good thing for us was that the tour passed by the far-away Orient... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined the bus at its start point on Praca da Figuera on a very wet November day. There was another Yellow Tours bus waiting to go but the organization was a shambles with too little capacity on the bus for the large group waiting and it ended up setting off 15 minutes late. That held up our bus and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I want to give it a 3,5 stars. The desgin of the bus is made so that the stairs are at the front. The top is open so when it rains you want to sit downstairs. But due to the design, the stairs block the view totally making it useless to use this tour. The guidance system keeps saying 'in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ONCE we found out how and where to buy the tickets we had a very pleasant trip - BUT it took a LONG time to buy the discounted tickets available on our Lisboa Card!!

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Staying in Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores

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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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