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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 compulsory passage in the region of Lisbon. Around there are dozens of shops and many bars and cafés. Recommend choosing one of them to sit a while, drink something and only watch the movement. The electric trams go through there, as well as tuc-lil_miz_jka, motorcycle with sidecar, etc. Fun watching everything.
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  • Located at the bottom of Avenida Liberdade, Rossio Square is the start of the Baixa and a good place to stop for a coffee or cool drink before exploring the Baixa (downtown). It also hosts Rossio Stat...  more »
  • Interesting this important square in the heart of Lisbon have the statue of Pedro (I in Brazil and IV in Portugal), linking the two countries. It has access to train, subway, taxis, buses and trams. There are the surrounding shops and restaurants. Worth and go there.
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