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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  • We pass through this square often during our long visit, but we do not pay enough attention to the historic buildings. We were reminded of the historic taverns and cafes that are around. And note... 
    We pass through this square often during our long visit, but we do not pay enough attention to the historic buildings. We were reminded of the historic taverns and cafes that are around. And note...  more »
  • beautiful big centrally located square. We were a few blocks north of this in the Hotel Maxime, and every day we'd walk past this, whether to get to the Alfama, Bairro Alta, Baixa or Belem District. 
    beautiful big centrally located square. We were a few blocks north of this in the Hotel Maxime, and every day we'd walk past this, whether to get to the Alfama, Bairro Alta, Baixa or Belem District.  more »

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