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Rossio

Rossio

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Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Historic Site, Plaza
Ranked #10 in Lisbon things to do
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Come to the liveliest square in Lisbon. Right in the heart of the city, you have a choice of dining at atmospheric cafes like the art deco Cafe Nicola, located on the western side, or strolling to see ... Read more
the sights like the Dom Pedro IV monument at the beautiful Baroque fountains. Notice the cobblestone wave pattern in the pavement of this19th century square. On the square’s north side, you can experience the mysticism of the D. Maria II National Theater. Built in the 1840s, the neoclassical playhouse is noted for hosting kings and queens, its portico of six historic columns and crowning statue of famous playwright Gil Vicente.

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Klang, Malaysia

We can only tour ride to visit this place. This is one of popular square in Lisbon.

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Lapa dos Dinheiros, Portugal

Rossio Square is the popular name of the Pedro IV Square (Portuguese: Praça de D. Pedro IV). It is located in the Pombaline Downtown of Lisbon and has been one of its main squares since the Middle Ages. It has been the setting of popular revolts and celebrations, bullfights and executions, and is now a preferred meeting place of Lisbon natives and tourists alike.

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Tallahassee, Florida

One of the main squares in downtown Lisbon. Location of all the Inquisition horrors during the 1500s with most of the buildings destroyed in the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755. Great meetup spot as it both a stop on the metro and the location of the Rossio train station. The cobblestone Portuguese payment that throws a great 3D wave effect was added in the 19th century.

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Dublin, California, USA

The beautiful hundreds-of-years-old Rossio train station is located at the Rossio square adopting a facade of Neo-Manueline architecture, in the buzzing center of Lisboa. We hopped on a train here to board the Sintra line which connects Sintra (Sintra train station) with Lisboa (Rossio), the train is extremely efficient and convenient, it's present every 20 minutes and getting on the train is as easy as going into a Metro station. Having a Lisboa card gives access to the Sintra line for free.

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Porto, Portugal

A nice busy square downtown, surrounded by restaurants, caffes, with D Maria II Theatre on the background.

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Chicago, Illinois

Easily accessible train station. If you want to go to Sintra, trains depart from here frequently.

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Coimbra, Portugal

Rossio is also known as Praça dom Pedro IV, and it’s the Lisbon’s main square. The most important building you’ll find in Rossio is the National Theater . At its right sits the former site of the Palace of the Inquisition.
An earthquake in 1755 almost completely destroyed this district. After the quake the neighborhood was reconstructed following a regular grid.

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Granada

The Palace of Estaus, the seat of the Inquisition was built on the north side of the square and the Rossio was frequently used as setting for public autos-de-fe,( the ritual of public penance of condemned heretics, jews and apostates that took place after the Inquisition had decided their punishment) and executions by hanging or burning at the stake.

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We can take the train to Sintra

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Milan, Italy

La Piazza Dom Pedro IV, meglio conosciuta come Rossìo, è enorme. Tanto grande che ospitava corride durante la dominazione spagnola. In corrispondenza del Teatro Nacional D. Marua, delimita la zona nord della Baixa, Bellissimo il pavimento piastrettlato in bianco e nero, tipico di Lisbona.

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