Famous for: Fountains, Food and Drinks, Statues, Town Squares
Rossio Square, the hip and happening street of Lisbon is must visit square. Have good food and coffe as well as entertain yourself with several street performances by artists here. Column of Pedro IV and fountains here are must see.
Rossio Square is the most lively square as well as an important transport hub of Lisbon. It is said that Lisbon centres around Rossio, students come here to perform, tourists crowd this square to have food and coffee, also protestors come here to make them heard. Ginjinha Bar that sells the sweet alcoholic drink, is quite famous here.
Things to explore
Column of Pedro IV: Statue of the "Soldier King”, at the base there are four female figures representing the King’s various qualities: Justice, Wisdom, Strength and Moderation
D. Maria II National Theatre
Rossio Railway Station
Café Nicola: one of the most famous coffee shops in Lisbon
Baroque Mermaid fountains
Mosaic flooring: waves of black and white
How to Reach Rossio Square ?
Metro Station: Beneath the square lies the Rossio metro station connecting green lines
Train Station: North east of the square is the Rossio train station connecting to Sintara