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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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A great place to have a drink and people watch. Restaurants seemed to be more geared to tourists, so higher prices without higher quality. We did have a meal in this area once, and the food was OK, but pricier than many other areas. I...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank purple_inferno
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This square offers great views of the waterfront and the surrounding building are breathtaking. We were lucky enough to catch a local market with a wide array of handmade goods so we picked up some authentic souvenirs to take back. There are cafes on the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Praca do Comercio is a beautiful square. Be sure to see the vista from the water and explore the nearby Rua Augusta.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Q2465UIjohnm
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place to walk and enjoy shops and also there are a lot of restaurants. But also keep in mind that the prices of these restaurants can be a little bit more expensive rather than other restaurants in town.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Siavash Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hearth of the City, very lively and beautiful architecture. Go sit at a cafe and watch people over a nice glass of Porto wine!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank marie-helene m
Reviewed 4 days ago

This lovely arched walkway along the commercial square is awesome ' it leads down to the water and beach area and we would go for a walk each evening down this pleasant square area' very busy place with shops and bars and resturants on either...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank sdk11_13
Reviewed 4 days ago

This huge square on the water is a must see and gives you the impression that Lisbon was once a city of the world. Take the time to walk around and take a few pictures.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Gary W
Reviewed 4 days ago

very nice town, beauty buildings, squares etc. very nice spend time, worth of visit Visited May 2014

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank kajetans2019
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is a lot of shopping and restaurants. Some vendors selling cheap sunglasses, umbrellas etc.. Pretty at night. Please read a guide book about the significance of some of the statues and buildings.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Val1959
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Main Street that ends/starts with the beautiful Arch. The usual stores but lots of restaurants but beware though they are a bit expensive

Date of experience: July 2019
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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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