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 beautiful, has shops with good prices around, but watch out for the pickpockets (the Portuguese call pickpockets), have much there, including a woman approached us asking for money and passing the hand on us, which made us shorten the ride there already qu and she was following us.
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  • The central square of the beautiful Lisbon, large and surrounded by restaurants and shops, fast food and typical local shops!
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  • What an impressive square. Getting off the airport bus this was our first real experience of Lisbon. The dramatic waves made by the black and white cobbles, the fabulous fountains and the imposing sta...  more »

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