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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. With our world travel planner, Lisbon attractions like Rossio Square can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Rossio square is very large and busy with both traffic and people. It is close to several attractions such as the Santa Justa lift, Avenida da Liberdade, Figueira Square and São Domingos Church. T...  more »
  • the square is beautiful, the beautiful and the architecture around a pleasure. is one of the points of Lisbon you should meet, sit down for a cup of coffee and enjoy the movement of tourists around. don't forget to go tonight and take a look at the train station you have there, wonderful architecture.
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  • Leaving the Praça do Comércio, the Augusta Arch and following by Augusta Street you will reach Praça do Rossio
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