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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  • Bad maintenance and dirt is seen almost everywhere in Lisbon centre. A real disappointment. This square is a bit better maintained, but its immediate surroundings are not. Having travelled a large...  more »
  • This square is really great - from the ornate pattern on the ground to the fountains at both end and the excellent column in the middle.  more »

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