The Residencial Castromira is a budget pension in Lisbon, Portugal that is ideal for backpackers and those who travel to Lisbon for leisure. A convenient accommodation in downtown Lisbon, this hotel is very well connected by tram, bus or subway to virtually every area of the city and is perfect for those who just want to discover Portugal?s capital and find a comfortable, cozy room at night. The hotel has a public computer from which you can connect to the internet and make phone calls. The famous Eléctrico 28, Lisbon?s iconic tram line, will take you to the city?s most enchanting spots, such as the Bairro Alto, the Castelo de São Jorge castle and the Sé Catedral de Lisboa cathedral and stops just steps from the Residencial Castromira. On these old-style tram cars you will find many locals that regularly commute for work or leisure and you will have the opportunity to get acquainted with Portuguese culture and lifestyle. The Castelo de São Jorge is considered Lisbon?s symbol and was built on a hill that overlooks the whole city. From there you will also be able to enjoy a view of the impressive Ponte 25 de Abril that connects Lisbon with the south of Portugal by crossing the Tejo (Tagus River). Enchanting Portugal! The hotel Residencial Castromira is located in the very central area of Anjos, a buzzing neighborhood that is lined with clothing shops, grocery stores and bars. From there it is just a short walk or metro ride to the central Rossio square or de Avenida da Liberdade that lead to the heart of the city, the Praça do Comércio square. If you are willing to experience the lively nightlife of Lisbon, you can easily reach the Bairro Alto area, where you will find plenty of restaurants, clubs and discos and you can attend shows of fado, the traditional Portuguese music. Don?t miss out on the opportunity of trying some traditionally Portuguese dishes, such as the bacalhau, a type of codfish prepared in hundreds of different recipes, or a cozido à portuguesa, a typical stew that features chicken meat or sausages. Sports enthusiasts will have the opportunity of assisting football games in one of the several top notch stadiums located in the city. The most notable are the Estádio da Luz, home of giants SL Benfica, and the Estádio José Alvalade XXI, where their arch-rivals Sporting Clube de Portugal play.