The Amoreiras

The district is dominated by the high Amoreiras buildings and the Free Water Aqueduct. The district's name comes from the mulberry trees which were grown here to feed the silkworms used at the silk factory, now home to the Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva Foundation.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Rua das Amoreiras

Nearby tourist attractions

Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras
Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras
Water from the aqueduct flows into this
15 minutes
Garden das Amoreiras
Garden das Amoreiras
This is a small, peaceful garden in the
30 minutes
Fundação Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva
Fundação Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva
This fine 18C building, once a silk
90 minutes
Amoreiras Towers
Amoreiras Towers
The famous pink, grey and black post
15 minutes
Amalia Rodrigues House Museum
Amalia Rodrigues House Museum
Two years after the death of the queen
30 minutes
Casa Fernando Pessoa
Casa Fernando Pessoa
The house where the great Portuguese
60 minutes
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Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras
Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras
Water from the aqueduct flows into this
15 minutes
Amoreiras Towers
Amoreiras Towers
The famous pink, grey and black post
15 minutes
Praça do Marquês de Pombal
Praça do Marquês de Pombal
This circular "square" ringed with large
15 minutes
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