Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), Lisbon

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Now an elaborate and decorative waterfront square, Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco) was once home to the royal palace. Before the Great Earthquake of 1755, the royal family lived here. Today, the square acts as a port of entry to Lisbon. Meet with friends or begin your tour of the city at this central square, which houses the main tourism office on its west side. The square features a statue of King Jose I, a triumphal arch, and the Lisboa Story Center--an interactive museum. Explore the square and consider stopping in nearby restaurants and cafes, such as the famous 18th century Café Martinho da Arcada. Use our Lisbon trip planner to add Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco) and other attractions to your Lisbon vacation plans.
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  • Open on the River, this square is a monumental and splendid space. One can only appreciate this set of grandiose buildings. To see.
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  • Beautiful pedestrian square on the edge of the Tagus, lots of space, beautiful architecture, many cafes at reasonable prices. It is a must-have place in Lisbon
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  • Such a nice and great place. When I was there I totally wonder of beauty of nature. Such a great historical place. Specially very famous between tourist. This a junction point to meet everybody. Sit on the beside of sea and feel the dream of haven.
  • If you are willing to visit the historical place, I must suggest you to be here. I really found this place amazing. Full of crowds, musics, small shops and the sea side. I must say, Summer is the best time to visit this place. Though there is always a crowd. I, personally suggest you to come here and enjoy your time. :)
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