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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  • This is a fantastic square to explore in Lisbon. There is a lot of tourist information centers around the area that I would recommend to get some information (as well as grab the Lisboa card). It's... 
    This is a fantastic square to explore in Lisbon. There is a lot of tourist information centers around the area that I would recommend to get some information (as well as grab the Lisboa card). It's...  more »
  • The square is by the ocean which is pretty nice. There will be random ppl come to you and try to sell you stuff. Must visit in Lisbon 
    The square is by the ocean which is pretty nice. There will be random ppl come to you and try to sell you stuff. Must visit in Lisbon  more »

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