Praca Marques do Pombal, Lisbon

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If you travel around Lisbon, you will probably end up at Praca Marques do Pombal, an important roundabout in the city center. Several major bus lines run through this point, which features a large column in the center. The column commemorates Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, First Marquis of Pombal, the renowned prime minister who ruled Portugal from 1750 to 1777 and rebuilt the city after a terrible earthquake. If you plan on driving here, be prepared for the challenge of heavy, hectic traffic. Plan your visit to Praca Marques do Pombal and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lisbon online trip maker .
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  • This was the first thing I saw when I came out the metro and very impressed was I.It dominates the whole area.  more »
  • Having just arrived in town and checked into our hotel we went out for a walk and were drawn to the monument from blocks away. Even more beautiful in detail and motion, we lingered as the sun set and ...  more »
  • Gorgeous! At the end of the shopping street! Prelude to a beautiful garden! Not to be missed! Stage to do
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