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


Parque Central in Amadora.

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 in[edit]

By metro[edit]

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

  • 1 Reboleira. Reboleira (Q23834392) on Wikidata Reboleira Station (Lisbon Metro) on Wikipedia
  • 2 Amadora Este. Amadora Este (Q1399674) on Wikidata Amadora Este Station on Wikipedia
  • 3 Alfornelos. Alfornelos (Q511829) on Wikidata Alfornelos Station on Wikipedia

By train[edit]

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

  • 4 Amadora. Amadora train station (Q4120783) on Wikidata Amadora railway station on Wikipedia
  • 5 Reboleira. Reboleira train station (Q801351) on Wikidata Reboleira railway station on Wikipedia
  • 6 Santa Cruz–Damaia. Santa Cruz-Damaia train station (Q4120786) on Wikidata

By bus[edit]

By car[edit]

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 around[edit]

Map of Amadora



  • Football: CF Estrela da Amadora were promoted in 2023 so they play soccer in Primeira Liga, Portugal's top tier. Their home ground Estádio José Gomes (capacity 9300) is 500 west of Reboleira railway station.
  • 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. Amadora BD (Q18476970) on Wikidata Amadora BD on Wikipedia


  • 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. UBBO (Q3033869) on Wikidata





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