Lisbon audio tour: Tram 28’s Final Destination: Prazeres Cemetery

Tram 28’s Final Destination: Prazeres Cemetery

Walking Tour

90 mins

About the Tour

At the last destination of the Tram 28, Prazeres direction, you'll discover one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Europe, a true hidden gem.

Prazeres Cemetery is like an open-air museum that impresses by its size, art and architecture, as well as its hill top location, offering incredible views over the 25th of April bridge and the Tagus river.

On this tour, I’ll introduce you to people who were once some of Lisbon’s most influential citizens, from politicians and businessmen to artists and aristocrats. I’ll also tell you about the architects, artists and masons who left a mark here with their work, by helping to construct the elaborate mausoleums and tombs that line the cemetery’s alleys, in the shade of centenary cypress trees.

On this tour, I’ll show you:
• Tombs of freemasons, aristocrats, artists, writers and famous politicians
• Masterpieces of sculpture and architecture
• Beautiful memorials and monuments
• Romantic and Masonic symbols from the 19th century

• The oldest and largest collection of cypress trees on the Iberian Peninsula

Tour Producer


Lisbon with Pats

Hi, I am Pats, Founder and Cultural Tour Guide at Lisbon with Pats. I need to write, read, travel. ♡ Photography, Cinema, Architecture, History, Literature & Art.

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Major Landmarks

  • Prazeres Cemetery

Directions to Starting Point

Start at the last stop of Tram 28 Direction Prazeres - Bus/Tram Stop Prazeres. Praça São João Bosco, Campo de Ourique.

Tram 28 E Martim Moniz - Prazeres
Tram 25 E Pç. Figueira - Campo Ourique


Closest Underground Station:
Rato (Yellow Line) plus 15 minutes walk to Campo de Ourique

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Places to stop along the way

Before or after: Church of Santo Condestável, Campo de Ourique Market, Garden of Parada (all at Campo de Ourique neighbourhood). The stunning Basilica of Estrela and the Romantic Garden of Estrela are also close by (10 minute walk).

Best time of day

The tour is approximately 90 minutes long. The Cemetery of Prazeres opens at 9am and closes at 5pm (Winter Time)/6pm (Summer Time). Please note that last admissions are 30 minutes before closing time. In the Summer, avoid the hottest time of the day (1pm-3pm) or, at least, take enough water and sun protection with you. Comfortable footwear is advisable.


Beware of pickpockets. As in any city, you should keep an eye on your belongings as pickpockets tend to target tourists on more crowded areas, especially if you ride the tram to the location.


Now this is what you need. enthusiastic, detailed information about the highlights of any sights. at your own pace. this tour is well done!

Posted by Anonymous Explorer , 3 months ago

Thank you for sharing your opinion and experience. Great to hear from you!

Posted by Lisbon , 3 months ago

Pats Madeira is the companion you want by your side to provide you with the history and insights into details likely missed on your own. Her voice is so soothing, articulate, and evenly timed - I could listen to her all day! I did struggle with my orientation and directions a few times, but managed to get myself on track and completed the tour successfully. I’m happy that I took this tour and look forward to booking another.

Posted by Anonymous Explorer , 11 months ago

Thank you so much for your insightful review. Hopefully "meet you" again soon on my other Lisbon audio guides!!!

Posted by Lisbon , 11 months ago

It took us a few minutes to get the app going and understand how it worked, but I think that is more to do with us not being so comfortable with tech!! We got lost once or twice and it was highly amusing to get a reminder on the app "Not all those who wander are lost but what about looking at your map"! But in general, we thought the tour was interesting and well spread out, including the sitting down break and views over the Tagus. We will be sharing it with all our villa guests coming to the Lisbon Coast. AB Villa Rentals (

Posted by Mandy Azevedo Coutinho Reynolds , over 1 year ago

Thank for sharing your opinion and impressions, Mandy. Hopefully, a couple of VoiceMap tours down the road you'll become more comfortable and will have a more seamless experience. :-) Many thanks!

Posted by Lisbon , over 1 year ago

What a great surprise! We got off the Tram 28 and straight into this tour. It ready is a hidden secret that was beautifully told stories with so many fascinating characters. Some of the statues and workmanship is mind blowing. I highly recommend. We stayed far longer than planned, it's such a special place.

Posted by Anonymous Explorer , almost 2 years ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review this tour. Glad that you enjoyed the experience! Prazeres is really a special place.

Posted by Lisbon , almost 2 years ago

A very well researched tour, full of history but also full of passionate stories bringing the memory alive of so many women and men that lived before us. A passionate journey full of art, culture and humanity. I fully recommend this wonderful experience!

Posted by Anonymous Explorer , almost 2 years ago

Just to identify that the anonymous explorer name is Anabela Becho 😊 and that I was very happy to write this review.

Posted by Anonymous Explorer , almost 2 years ago

Thank you so much for sharing your "non-anonymous" opinion, Anabela. Very happy to know that you loved it! :-)

Posted by Lisbon , almost 2 years ago

Very happy that you enjoyed, Obelia. :-) Thank you for taking the time to write this note.

Posted by Lisbon , almost 2 years ago

This is a wonderful tour, with many interesting informations. Also, the voice is fantastic. An excelent work. Really enjoyed this tour. Thank you! 👌👏👏👏👏👏

Posted by Obelia Madeira , almost 2 years ago
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Tram 28’s Final Destination: Prazeres Cemetery