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Campo Grande

Campo Grande • Lisbon’s neighborhood – Portugal

Campo Grande is manly a residential area in the eastern part of the Alvalade parish, central Lisbon, with a population of 10,500. It is strategically positioned between Avenida da Republica and the Entrecampos roundabout to the south, and Lumiar to the north. The area is best known for its expansive central garden, a public green space that covers 11 hectares. The Campo Grande Garden offers multiple amenities such as the Campo Grande Garden Playground, Mário Soares Garden with a lake, a Canine Park, and Padel Campo Grande featuring nine paddle tennis courts. Additional facilities include a fitness center, the Jacques Delors Library, various statues, and restaurants with esplanades for public enjoyment. The garden is bisected by Avenida do Brasil, a major thoroughfare that connects the residential area of Alvalade in the east to the University of Lisbon campus in the west.

Campo Grande central advantages

Campo Grande is well-connected by multiple bus routes and a dedicated metro station, and it’s in close proximity to the major railway hub of Entrecampos and Lisbon’s international airport, facilitating both daily commuting and frequent travel. The area is near the University of Lisbon campus and provides access to quality educational institutions from pre-primary to secondary levels. It is also enriched by cultural landmarks such as the National Library and Torre do Tombo, as well as major sports stadiums. Shopping options abound, from the Campo Pequeno shopping center to street-side retail, and commercial and office spaces in Saldanha. The luxury retail corridor of Avenida da Liberdade is also within easy reach. Campo Grande’s park offers unique botanical features and opportunities for bird-watching. The university vicinity enhances the area’s vibrancy by offering a wide range of cultural and sports activities.

Strategically located in the heart of Lisbon, Campo Grande is directly connected to downtown Lisbon by subway in only 10 minutes to Marques de Pombal, or 15 minutes to Baixa-Chiado.

Campo Grande Institutions and Landmarks

  • Campus of University of Lisbon –  This campus is a significant educational hub, hosting several universities and the CDUL – Lisbon University Sports Center, complete with the Lisbon University Stadium. The campus has an impressive student population of approximately 37,000 and a teaching staff of 3,500, reinforcing Campo Grande’s importance as an educational and recreational center in the city.
  • National Library of Portugal: This is a major public library located in Lisbon, serving as the country’s national library. Its highlight feature is the extensive collection of Portuguese literary works, historical documents, and rare manuscripts.
  • National Archive of the Tower of the Tombo: This is Portugal’s national archive, located in Lisbon. It is noteworthy for holding some of the most important historical documents related to Portugal, including royal charters, deeds, and manuscripts dating back to the 9th century.
  • Lisbon City Hall Services: Located in the heart of Lisbon, the City Hall is the main administrative building for the local government. Its standout feature is its role as the hub for all municipal services, from tax collection to city planning and public hearings.
  • City Museum: This museum in Lisbon focuses on the history and development of the city. The highlight is its extensive collection of artifacts, maps, and exhibits that chronologically illustrate Lisbon’s growth and transformations over the centuries.
  • Lusophone University of Lisbon: Commonly known as Universidade Lusófona, this is a private university located in Lisbon. Its highlight is its focus on Portuguese-speaking countries, fostering academic exchange and research that emphasizes the Lusophone world.
  • Sporting Club of Portugal: This is a major sports club based in Lisbon, best known for its professional football team. The highlight feature is the José Alvalade Stadium, the club’s home ground, which offers state-of-the-art facilities and can accommodate over 50,000 spectators.
  • José Alvalade Stadium: This is the home stadium for the Sporting Club of Portugal, located in Lisbon. The stadium’s most prominent feature is its modern architecture and infrastructure, offering seating for more than 50,000 spectators.
  • Bordalo Pinheiro Museum: Located in Lisbon, this museum is dedicated to the life and work of Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro, a prominent Portuguese artist and cartoonist. The highlight is the comprehensive collection of his ceramics, cartoons, and drawings
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