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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  • Great square central to everything in Lisbon. Lots of different things to do around it, and is very large. Has a couple of fountains and a great optical illusion with the stone work for the...  more »
  • Rossio Square is the place to be in Lisbon! Its formal name is Praca Dom Pedro IV, named after a Portuguese King. However it's more commonly known as Rossio, which has the meaning of "common land...  more »
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