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Figueira Square

Busy square and transportation hub



Figueira Square, Lisbon


Adjacent to Rossio is Figueira Square, one of the city's main bus and tram stops, and with a great view of St. George's Castle overlooking it.

The buildings surrounding the square house hotels, shops, and cafés.

Close to the center is a bronze equestrian statue of King João I, usually smothered by flocks of pigeons and surrounded by teenage skaters.

On the south side, the charming old "Confeitaria Nacional" was considered one of Europe's most elegant pastry shops when it opened in 1829, and still serves some mouth-watering cakes.

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Figueira Square, Lisbon

Visitor's Guide

Where: Baixa
How: Metro - Rossio

Attractions Nearby

Rossio Square - Lisbon's elegant main square.
Comercio Square - Monumental riverside square.
Rua Augusta - The city's main shopping street.
Municipal Square - Home of the City Hall palace.
Conceição Velha Church - Church that survived the Great Earthquake.
Santa Justa Elevator - An Eiffel Tower-like landmark with views over the city.
São Domingos Church - A church marked by tragedy.
Rua das Portas de Santo Antão - Pedestrian street lined with seafood restaurants.
Rossio Station - A monumental train station.
Restauradores Square - Large busy square.
Avenida da Liberdade - The city's main avenue.





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