Algés in an area located by the Tejo River. While the part located near the river is more residential, the northern area houses office buildings of big national and international firms.
Algés has several supermarkets, cafes, restaurants and some parks for relaxing strolls.With the river as a background, the neighbourhood has stunning sunsets. Also, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana is located here, attracting foreign students that come to study here.
Passeio Marítimo de Algés is where some of the biggest concerts in Lisbon happen and also the famous summer festival NOS Alive with big names in the international music scene.
Algés is not connected to the metro grid, but with trains passing by every 20 minutes, you can reach one of the trendiest areas for a night out – Cais do Sodré – in few minutes.