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Italian Restaurant
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“Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square) used to be the location of the royal palace, until it was destroyed in 1755 by the Great Earthquake. The royal family moved to another residence in the district of Belem, and the new arcaded buildings became the entry port of the city. Its north side hosts a triumphal arch and one of the city's legendary cafes, Café Martinho da Arcada, a favourite for writers Fernando Pessoa, Almeida Garrett and Eça de Queiroz. The centre of the square boasts the statue of King José I, which is 14 meters high”
  • 125 locals recommend
Nature
“Lisbon's finest square, lots of restaurants and a beautiful view of the Tajo. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Scenic Lookout
“Arch in Rua Augusta, a triumphal arch in stone built from 1755 to 1873, can be visited inside, and get a view from the top.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Art Museum
“• Design & Fashion Museum (MuDe): The MuDe offers an amazing overview of the fashion and design of the 20th century. The impressive collection features more than 1,200 famous examples of haute couture, and more than 1,000 iconic design items, representing the work of some 230 legendary designers of the 20th century, such as Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Vivienne Westwood, Charles Eames, Verner Panton, Arne Jacobsen and Philippe Starck”
  • 75 locals recommend
Café
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“Founded in 1778 under the name Café da Neve (Snow Café), it then sold sorbets that in that period were famous across the city. In 1829, after a number of owners, it was sold to Martinho Bartolomeu Rodrigues, with the café soon becoming popularly known by the name of its new owner. Leading figures in Portuguese intellectual life were regulars with the café achieving its greatest fame due to the great universal poet Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935). In the café, he wrote the "Message", the only book he was to see published in his lifetime. The table where Pessoa would normally sit seems to be awaiting his return. On the walls, photographs reveal moments from the poet´s life in the Lisbon of the 30s”
  • 23 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Praça do Comércio, Commerce Square in English, is Lisbon’s main square. It was built on the site where the old Royal Palace used to exist before it was destroyed by the earthquake of 1755. The southern end of the plaza is open and looks out onto the Tagus River. The other three sides have yellow-coloured buildings with arcades all along the façade. When the square was first built, the commercial ships would unload their goods directly onto this square, as it was considered the “door” to Lisbon. On the river bank, near the square, is the Cais de Sodré ferry terminal from which several ferries depart down the Tagus River.”
  • 5 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Plaza
“Built upon wood piles and sometimes some have been replaced by concrete, but it is not an anti-sismic area. However it can be the right place to be if there is a earthquake (if without tsunami!). The riverside method from XI and XII century for piers, pontoons and access ramps. The wood is not only green pine everywhere. Millenium BCP in Augusta street is located upon romans structures (that can be seen by tourists. It is free and the entrance is in the street behind). Historic buildings have been built in pombaline cages to be able to resisit to movements os the techtonic plate. There is only one tunnel for water flow. On the Prata Street, the roman gallery was rediscovered after the earthquake and has been used as a cistern by people. Massonic Lisbon: Eugénio Santos and Carlos Mardel were masonics. Masonic symbols pretended to influence people in a uncounsicious way and down town seemed to ave been a giant massonic temple with 2 columns for the entrance. In the statue od the King S. José. Below th ehorse, there are few masonic symbolics. The Tot book is a mystic book from the ancient Egypt, that included all the esotheric images, but it was lost and reached our periode through the tarot cards, that has 78 blades that correspond to the number of archs of Terreiro do Paço Square. Howerve it has only 52 archs in front and this does not correspond anyore to the Tarot cards. Other symbolo: Agusta street/ Prata street (Silver _ symbol of Bad)/ Ouro (Gold – symbol of Good). Lisbon symbol is a stick with 2 snakes, that represent balance of the Universe. The squares of the Plaza are the symbol of the 3 rituals steps of the massonic beginners ceremony.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Praça do Commercio in the old premices of Minitery of Finance , this night club program house electro music . Many famous international DJS come to pratice their talent. The entrance is select . // Place du Commerce , dans les anciens locaux du Ministère des Finances, cette discothèque programme de la musique house électro. De nombreux et célèbres DJ internationaux viennent y exercer leur talent. L'entrée est sélect .”
  • 4 locals recommend
Plaza
“Lisbon downtown, start at Terreiro do Paço and walk to Chiado or Rossio and see the beginning of Avenida da Liberdade”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“A beer museum and restaurant. Seriously, what more do you need? They have what we consider one of the best pastel de bacalhau ever. That's a cod fish cake in case you're wondering. Sounds crazy, but it's really crazy good. Located in the main city square by the river [Praça do Comércio]”
  • 4 locals recommend
Route
“Aqui fica situada a paragem mais central dos autocarros turisticos. Linha amarela, vermelha e verde.”
  • 1 local recommends
Transportation
“This unofficial tourist line has the most picturesque route.There is also a short route of this line, only going between Graça and Basilica da Estrela. With the Lisboa Card you can hop on and off free”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bus Station
  • 1 local recommends
Ice Cream Shop
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“The best ice creams ever...vegan and gluten free option :) open every day from 11am until 8pm . What are you waiting for !”
  • 4 locals recommend
Plaza
“The most beautiful and majestic square in Lisbon. Surrounded by lots of lovely restaurants. Enjoy the views from here.”
  • 5 locals recommend

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Café
“Founded in 1778 under the name Café da Neve (Snow Café), it then sold sorbets that in that period were famous across the city. In 1829, after a number of owners, it was sold to Martinho Bartolomeu Rodrigues, with the café soon becoming popularly known by the name of its new owner. Leading figures in Portuguese intellectual life were regulars with the café achieving its greatest fame due to the great universal poet Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935). In the café, he wrote the "Message", the only book he was to see published in his lifetime. The table where Pessoa would normally sit seems to be awaiting his return. On the walls, photographs reveal moments from the poet´s life in the Lisbon of the 30s”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“A beer museum and restaurant. Seriously, what more do you need? They have what we consider one of the best pastel de bacalhau ever. That's a cod fish cake in case you're wondering. Sounds crazy, but it's really crazy good. Located in the main city square by the river [Praça do Comércio]”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing vegan/vegetarian place with a middle eastern inspiration ( make sure to try the za'atar flatbreads), also good for boozy brunches and evenings with a live DJ ”
  • 1 local recommends
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