7 easy directions from the Sé Tram 28 stop to Castelo Sao Jorge

This is a continuation from: ‘Seven great stops along the Lisbon Tram 28 Route

If you find yourself worrying about finding your way through the labyrinth of pathways from the Sé Tram 28 stop to Castelo Sao Jorge, fret not.

Google Maps has some really good streetviews, that made it very easy to find our way. All we did was cache Google maps in our phone and took some screenshots to identify the landmarks of the streets where we should make a turn.

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Directions from the Sé Tram 28 stop to Castelo Sao Jorge. Big thanks to Google Maps!

Big thanks to Google Maps for the directions and street views! Disclaimer – these images are updated as of 2009. When I was there in 2014, the streets still looked pretty much the same, and there were signages guiding tourists to Castelo Sao Jorge.  

7 easy directions from the Sé Tram 28 stop to Castelo Sao Jorge

From the Tram 28 stop, head towards the direction of the Lisbon Cathedral. Our journey begins.

1. Head northeast on Largo da Sé toward R. Pedras Negras (25 m)

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From Lisbon Cathedral (on your right), head straight down in this direction, to R. Pedras Negras.

2. Turn left onto R. Pedras Negras (98 m)

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From Largo da Sé, turn left into R. Pedras Negras.

3. Turn right onto Calçada Correio Velho (55 m)

Calçada Correio Velho

When you reach the end of R. Pedras Negras, turn right into Calçada Correio Velho. It looks something like this. Walk straight for 55m.

4. Short cut – Slight right onto Escadinhas de São Crispim -Take the stairs – (190 m)

Escadinhas de São Crispim

There is a flight of stairs on your right – Escadinhas de São Crispim.

5. Turn left onto R. Bartolomeu de Gusmão (71 m)

R. Bartolomeu de Gusmão

Once you climb to the top of the staircase, turn left into R. Bartolomeu de Gusmão.

6. R. Bartolomeu de Gusmão turns right and becomes Rua do Chão da Feira (21 m)

Rua do Chão da Feira

Rua do Chão da Feira is a little small street. From here, it is real easy to get to the castle. Just walk up the slope.

 7. Sharp left onto R. de Santa Cruz do Castelo (98 m)

You have reached! Walk up the slope and buy your tickets.

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A little ornamental soldier awaits you.
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Glimpse from the outskirts of the castle.

Lisbon Cork Souvenirs

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Shop for cork products

If you’re on the hunt for souvenirs, Lisbon cork items make good gifts. Walk further down Rua do Chão da Feira (Step 6) and you will find several shops selling them. They come in magnets, coasters and more.

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Cork products – photos are not allowed though I managed to get a shot first.

Watch this space to find out more about Castelo Sao Jorge. : )

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