Rossio Square, Lisbon

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At Rossio Square, one of the main squares in Portugal since the Middle Ages, see Baroque ornamental fountains and monuments, have a coffee, and browse through a variety of colorful flowers for sale. Visit cafes that date back to the 18th century and check out the shops selling traditional pastries and spirits. See a 27 m (89 ft) column of King Pedro IV, who was also the first Emperor of Brazil. Snap photos of the 1840 neoclassical national theater, take a look around the 1887 Neo-Manueline train station, or walk along the cobblestone paths of this popular square. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Rossio Square by using our Lisbon sightseeing planning site .
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  • The square is wide, surrounded by historic buildings, the Teatro Dona Maria II, two Baroque fountains and a pedestal with the statue of D. Pedro I (for them, D. Pedro VI). Good food options and souvenir shops. Difficult to park in the surroundings. Better go by subway (works great).
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  • Good central location. History is very interesting. Statute recognizing the inquisition. Interesting old town area.  more »
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