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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  • This is one of the most central squares in Lisbon. We were actually staying close by, it is very well connected to the rest of the city via underground or tram. Shopping districts close by as well... 
    This is one of the most central squares in Lisbon. We were actually staying close by, it is very well connected to the rest of the city via underground or tram. Shopping districts close by as well...  more »
  • Rossio is the most central square in Portuguese capital. It's official name is King Dom Pedro IV square, whose tall obelisk statue is in the middle. Two beautiful fountains adorn it on both, north... 
    Rossio is the most central square in Portuguese capital. It's official name is King Dom Pedro IV square, whose tall obelisk statue is in the middle. Two beautiful fountains adorn it on both, north...  more »

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