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One of the biggest squares in Europe, this stylish area in downtown Lisbon often displays beautiful works of art and sculpture, and is a great place for a leisurely stroll.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in Lisbon
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Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 1C, Lisbon 1100-053, Portugal
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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All reviews beautiful square beer museum rua augusta big square open square king jose triumphal arch street performers lots of shops tagus river royal palace nice walk sunny day city archway praca stroll
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lovely street with plenty of shops and restaurants that lead all the way through the main center of Lisbon . Only bad thing to say is that you are constantly hassled by people selling drugs

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Adrian C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In front of the Tajo river. Is the center for the free tours. Wide and clean, surrounded of bars and the oldest cafe bar in the city.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GlobeTrip78
Reviewed yesterday

A short walk fro Rossio square will find you in Commercial Square alongside the Tagus river. This grand square with its symmetrical buildings, King Jose I statue in the middle and where cruise liners dock nearby, is a hub of activity.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank petecalleya
Reviewed 2 days ago

Probably largest square in Lisbon alongside the Tagus river, with interesting buildings and monuments. Part of the 'Free' morning Lisbon Tour (organised by 'Civitatis') starting from Pr Luis de Camoes. Our guide, Francisco, was excellent in summarising with a light humour the interesting history of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MaGr19
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of nost beatiful squares in the world. Anazing view, lots of sunshine and good places drink and eat.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank paul0cvaz
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful views of the river -- riverfront. Several small cafes, Portuguese wine institute with tastings, historic buildings.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cindy V
Reviewed 5 days ago

Praça do comércio and rua Augusta, pedestrian street that leads to it, is the tourist center of Lisbon. There is a joyful holiday atmosphere. The view of the river even creates a seaside atmosphere. In short, this place could be idyllic if the scooters (trotinetas)...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mingmingli2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed sitting by the side of the River Tagus enjoying the sunshine and watching the coming and going of visitors and Lisbon residence.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Plaza do Commercio is a beaufiful open space facing the Lisbon estuary and with three sides with buildings restaurants and small markets. Itms imposing entrance is the Augustus Arch, imposing and loveley; with the roads leading to this all buzzing with shops, restaurants and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MarkVassall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit in Lisbon. The architecture and the environment is excellent. Just be careful of the restaurants and coffees around. They are over expensive.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank danieljcafonso
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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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Marcel G
August 21, 2018|
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Response from djb | Reviewed this property |
There is pay underground parking within walking distance
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Siavash B
July 24, 2018|
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Response from J V | Reviewed this property |
The commercial plaza is very large. It has a large statue in the center and many taxis. There is a Visitors Bureau and wine center . Most shops are open 7 days a week. Check the visitors map.
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Siavash B
July 24, 2018|
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Response from Antonio F | Reviewed this property |
This square it is very big, close to the river. Ask to police, or any Lisbon person.
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