municipality and city in Portugal

Amadora is a city in Greater Lisbon, Estremadura, Portugal.

UnderstandEdit

Amadora (/ɐ.mɐ.ˈdo.ɾɐ/, uh-muh-DOH-ruh) is one of Portugal's smallest municipalities with an area of 23.79 km2 (9.19 sq mi). It has 175,136 residents (2011), making it the most densely populated in the country. Although lacking the sights and excitement of Lisbon, this bedroom community with excellent transport links to the capital makes a good budget-friendly base to stay at.

Get inEdit

By metroEdit

Amadora has three stations on the northwest end of the Blue Line (Linha Azul) of the Lisbon Metro (Metropolitano de Lisboa):

  • 1 Reboleira.    
  • 2 Amadora Este.    
  • 3 Alfornelos.    

By trainEdit

Comboios de Portugal serves three stations in Amadora on the commuter Sintra Line (Linha de Sintra):

  • 4 Amadora.  
  • 5 Reboleira.  
  • 6 Santa Cruz–Damaia.  

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By carEdit

Amadora is served by four motorways:

  • A9 (CREL, Circular Regional Exterior de Lisboa)
  • A16 (Circular Exterior da Área Metropolitana de Lisboa)
  • IC17 (CRIL, Circular Regional Interior de Lisboa, a/k/a A36)
  • IC19 (Radial de Sintra, a/k/a A37).

Get aroundEdit

 
Map of Amadora

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DoEdit

  • 1 KidZania Lisboa, Centro Comercial UBBO, Loja 1054 , Avenida Cruzeiro Seixas 7, +351 21 154 5530, . An indoor theme park for kids. It's a miniature city with streets, buildings, an airport, TV studios, shops, and career roleplay (in fifty professions). KidZania even has its own currency and economy. Let your kids see what it's like living in the grownup world...sort of. Parents can join in the fun. Average visits last three hours. Ages 0–2 free, ages 3–4 €14.50, ages 5–15 €22.50, adults €10, seniors €8.
  • Amadora BD (Festival Internacional de Banda Desenhada da Amadora). late Oct–early Nov. An annual international comic book festival. Many famous names from the comic book world participate.    

BuyEdit

  • 1 Centro Comercial UBBO (formerly Dolce Vita Tejo), Avenida Cruzeiro Seixas 5 & 7 (  Azul  Pontinha to   Rodoviária de Lisboa route 231 or 291), +351 211 545 500, . Su–Th 10:00–23:00, F Sa 10:00–00:00. One of the biggest shopping malls in Europe.  

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