Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), Lisbon

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Now an elaborate and decorative waterfront square, Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco) was once home to the royal palace. Before the Great Earthquake of 1755, the royal family lived here. Today, the square acts as a port of entry to Lisbon. Meet with friends or begin your tour of the city at this central square, which houses the main tourism office on its west side. The square features a statue of King Jose I, a triumphal arch, and the Lisboa Story Center--an interactive museum. Explore the square and consider stopping in nearby restaurants and cafes, such as the famous 18th century Café Martinho da Arcada. Use our Lisbon trip planner to add Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco) and other attractions to your Lisbon vacation plans.
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  • Everyone goes here. EVERYONE! But, it's grand and worth it with statues and the great arch, rebuilt after the deadly fire. Also, the square is lined with restaurants and bars and the Lisboa Story.....  more
    Everyone goes here. EVERYONE! But, it's grand and worth it with statues and the great arch, rebuilt after the deadly fire. Also, the square is lined with restaurants and bars and the Lisboa Story.....  more »
  • The heritage of this place is beyond words , the people are friendly the stay and food is compare to other European countries is cheaper. 
    The heritage of this place is beyond words , the people are friendly the stay and food is compare to other European countries is cheaper.  more »

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