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Dom Pedro IV Statue

Lisbon, Portugal (Baixa)
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Ranked #118 of 216 attractions in Lisbon
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Description: This majestic statue of Dom Pedro, who became king of Portugal in 1826, towers over Rossio Square, one of Lisbon's main intersections.
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London, United Kingdom
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186 reviews 186 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Great place to get some pictures of the statue and square. The square has that paving you fin in all the streets and it is a good place to take picture of it here. Nice when lit up at night too.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

This lovely statue watches over Rossio square from above. A bird would stand on the head of the statue almost always, which makes a great (and hilarious) photo-op.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

With the special masonry dominating the Plaza this statue of the former Portuguese Head of State towers majestically above. From this point numerous attractions radiate by foot.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

The statue is so high off the ground, that you can hardly see any details, but I will take their word for it that it is indeed the likeness of Dom Pedro. In any event, it is certainly gets your attention, being so tall and in the middle of one of Lisbon's most delightful squares.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

the dom pedro 1v statue is in the middle of rossio square it towers over the lovely fountains you can sit relax and take photos,

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

its a statue... Its a cool statue and if you hear some of the history behind it, its a bit cooler, but its still only a statue.

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

This majestic statue of Dom Pedro, who became king of Portugal in 1826, towers over Rossio Square. It is one of the better monuments to Portugal's past.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

The Dom Pedro IV statue at the Rossio is on top of a high column. This king was proclaimed king in 1826. He also became the first king of the independent Brazil.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Looks impressive. The white colon and figure on background of blue sky lets feel this majesty. For me it will be one of symbol of Lisbon.

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Lisbon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Lisbon is famous for it's hills but not only. Also for it's beautifully decorated squares. One of Lisbon's main squares is this one. Right in the centre you find King Pedro IV?s beautiful and elegant statue, surrounded by fountains, right in the middle of the city's downtown hubub. The centre of the square is beautifully decorated with Portugal's tipycal cobblestoned... More

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