Viseu Town Hall

Câmara Municipal de Viseu (Viseu Town Hall)

The Câmara Municipal de Viseu in Viseu is a pleasant building located just outside the historic center of the city.

Viseu Town Hall
Viseu Town Hall

Architecture

The two-story, rectangular building stands in Praça da República. The facade is decorated with pilasters and the interior is ornate. The decoration includes a tiled staircase, a painted ceiling and wrought iron chandelier.

On the second floor of the facade are three French windows with fine views over Praça da República.

The building as a whole dates from the late 19th century. Restoration work took place in the 1990s.

Viseu Town Hall
Câmara Municipal de Viseu

Access - Getting There

Câmara Municipal de Viseu
Praça da República
3514-501 Viseu
Tel: 232 427 427

The town hall is just a short walk to the cathedral in Viseu and the city's other main sites.

Câmara Municipal de Viseu
Câmara Municipal de Viseu

Accommodation in Viseu

Both the Casa da Sé and the Hotel Avenida are recommended lodgings in the city. The Hotel Avenida is virtually next door to the town hall. To eat, try O Hilário.

The building as a whole dates from the late 19th century.
The building dates from the late 19th century

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Vila Franca de Xira Station

Vila Franca de Xira Station

Vila Franca de Xira Station is on the Linha da Azambuja from Santa Apolónia Station and Oriente in Lisbon to Azambuja.

Vila Franca de Xira Station (Estação Ferroviária de Vila Franca de Xira)
Estação Ferroviária de Vila Franca de Xira

The station serves the town of Vila Franca de Xira on the River Tagus, a town known for the breeding of bulls and horses for bullfighting.

Journey time from Lisbon by train is about 40 minutes. The preceding station towards Lisbon is Alhandra and the following station is Castanheira do Ribatejo.

Outside the station is a statue of a bullfighter. The station building on the platform side also has some striking azulejos tiles dating from 1930, when the present station was built.

Buses and taxis stop outside the station.

Vila Franca de Xira has a few places to stay though most overseas visitors make it a day trip from the capital.

Some recommendations are the Leziria Parque Hotel, the main hotel in the town, Varandas da Serra and the Estação Real, a budget property with clean rooms. Casal Do Portinho is a holiday home some distance west of the town with a garden and outdoor pool.

Vila Franca de Xira Station
Vila Franca de Xira Station

Access - Getting There

Largo Marquês de Pombal, 2600, Lisboa

Other Stations in Portugal

Aregos

Baixa-Chiado

Belem Station

Parque

Sintra

Tomar

Trofa

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