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Ana
30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
We dropped by at the end of a long day walking and exploring Almada and Cachilas. We didn't have the time to visit the galleries, we just went straight for some coffee, and experienced one of the best views possible. Something you cannot get from the other side of the river.
There are not many tables and the music is nice and quite, if heard at all. Just perfect to relax! You get a nice view from Ponte Final as well, but that place seemed to be too noisy and with loud music and it was all about drinking alcohol. Well, each to his own.
We just had coffee, which was good. I regret not trying any of the pastries, but at the time I was already full from the lunch. However, they looked delicious, so I would definitely recommend them.

Enjoy your peace here!
Written January 15, 2020
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2RedSquirrels
Windsor, Canada393 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
This is a marvellous spot to spend time. The art gallery is wonderful with an emphasis on modern art. The botanical garden is lovely. The view from the cafeteria patio is spectacular, the best of Lisbon fro across the Tejo. This is an oasis in an urban setting.
The site is not busy which is why you shouldn’t visit, we like the lack of crowds.
Written February 12, 2020
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AlexSwallow
Sheffield, UK1,726 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017 • Couples
A restaurant owner in the centre of Lisbon told us about this place. I very much doubt we would have stumbled across it otherwise- we would have missed out.

There are lovely views of the river and the city, a cafe, a sensory garden and some fascinating exhibits- really impressed that it is free to enter.

There was a really nice feel about the place- there were people on hand to help but we were just left alone to wander around. Particularly liked the toilets which had been transformed into a temporary exhibition space!
Written March 21, 2017
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José Vieira
Lisbon, Portugal50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018
Beautiful place with a nice cafe, museum, garden and a stunning view to Lisbon city, In my personal view you could pass an entire day just relaxing and reading a book in this place it would be more interesting than spending money to to near "Cristo Rei" - National Shrine of Christ the King
Written June 13, 2018
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Ling C
Houston, TX219 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Solo
So far the high light of my Lisbon trip. Take the short ferry ride across the river from Cais do Sodre to Cacihas. Walk along the river towards the Ponte 25 de Abril bridge & take the Elevador Panaromico up (1 euro). The museum is a short walk from the coffee shop up the hill to the right. Small museum & no crowds. The best part is actually the beautiful & romantic view of the river & Lisbon. Museums in Lisbon are free on the first Sunday of the month.
Written June 4, 2018
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Erasmo Nuzzi
Miami, FL38 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Family
It is an amazing venue, the only hurdle was a middle-old aged lady with little to none patience t the fact I am handicapped!
It pales in comparison with ALMADA FORUM staff
Written March 25, 2018
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susankavanagh
Portsmouth, UK88 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Solo
I really loved this art centre, it is in a nice old building and has a lovely botanical garden with great views. The really good news is that admission is free!

It's a contemporary art centre with varying exhibitions so of course your experience may be different from mine depending on when you visit. In January 2018 it was featuring exhibits on the theme of the five senses, both in the gallery and the garden, which I found very interesting. Signage was in both Portuguese and English so it was easy to find out more about what I saw.

The garden contains plants which are used for art supplies: dyes, paper and oils. The temporary area had plants which you could smell, touch, taste and (of course) see plus a water feature providing sound.

The toilets are a particular feature, with artificial grass walls and exotic plants making them seem like an indoor jungle!

There is a café in the grounds but I did not try it.

I accessed the centre by taking a ferry from Cais do Sodre to Cacilhas and walking from there. On my way I walked up through the town, which was pleasant but very steep in places; on my return I took the scenic elevator (2 minutes walk from the gallery) down to a small park and walked back along the river bank which was flat and easy.
Written January 27, 2018
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kr0elle
Amman, Jordan987 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Couples
The Casa da Cerca is a most unique and unexpected location. The building with its surrounding garden is a sight in itself with the calm atmosphere surrounding it. Inside, there is a small but good exhibition of contemporary art by local artists. From the garden, you have a great view of Lisbon, the 25 April bridge and the Tejo. The cherry on the cake: It’s free.
Written December 19, 2017
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pmartinslux
Coimbra, Portugal324 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016
You can visit Casa da Cerca for free, and that's the first plus. The exhibitions are not particularly interesting, at least when I visited, but they are a good support of added interest for the visit. The main feature however, undoubtedly, is the views of Lisbon, on the other side of the rive, and the peacefulness and harmony of the gardens. What a wonderful place to spend an afternoon at one of the tables of the café, slowly drinking tea while reading a book or just watching the views. It's relaxing, it's peaceful and it's beautiful, and well worth a visit when going through the old part of Almada.
Written August 28, 2016
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patricia7165
Almada, Portugal16 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2016 • Family
Beatiful view over Lisbon with an opportunity to have a free botanic lesson and a lot of temporary art exhibitions, all for free!
Written April 20, 2016
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