Praça do Comércio (Terreiro do Paço)

Terreiro do Paço, Lisboa
  • Ranked #2 for plazas in Lisbon
  • Dominika P.
    "One of the most beautiful, romantic and lovely places in Lisbon"(10 Tips)
    Evgeniya B.
    "One if the most beautiful squares in Europe!"(3 Tips)
    "huge, great view to the amazing river and even little beaches!!"(20 Tips)
    Levent E.
    "Enjoy cafes and restaurants around with beautiful tejo river view"(2 Tips)
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  • R A.
    R AAugust 17, 2014
    A must-see for all Lisbon visitors. Take the tramway here to go to Belém. Take the lively Rua Augusta by passing through the Arc of Triumph. You can go up the arc for a wonderful view.
  • Gabi B.
    Gabi BulumacNovember 10, 2014
    Biggest open space in downtown Lisbon !! The square is surrounded with shops and bars ,definitely worth a visit.It has a cool Beer Museum and a tourist information facility.
  • Jean-Xtophe O.
    Jean-Xtophe OrdonneauDecember 27, 2014
    In southeastern current of this square, there is a very nice museum about the history of the city. Very interesting, good sound system and a better understanding of the town through its past.
  • Mircea S.
    Mircea ScarlatescuSeptember 12, 2013
    Beer museum, wine tasting, nice restaurants. The main square in Lisbin you can get the yellow trams from here, boats on the river and so on...
  • Fabrice L.
    Fabrice LawsonOctober 1, 2016
    Very nice to relax, enjoy lunch or dinner with a wonderful view to the river - and don't forget to come during the happy hours
  • Luís B.
    Luís Barbosa VicenteJuly 19, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    The top of the Monumental Arch represents Glory crowning Genius and Valour. Beneath them are Viriatus, Vasco da Gama, the Marquis of Pombal and Nuno Álvares Pereira.
  • Erik T.
    Erik TSeptember 23, 2014
    Spaciousness, an open riverview, the castle rising up above the grand buildings, it makes this square unique! Always a cool breeze at the quayside. Beware of pooping seagulls, please DON'T feed them!
  • Fernanda C.
    Fernanda CohnJuly 17, 2012
    Beautiful Plaza !!!You can not miss that place at one side and the Tejo River at another side with a lot of restaurants in betewee and interesting history !!!
  • Levent E.
    Levent ErtogluDecember 4, 2015
    One of best squares in Lisbon center. Enjoy cafes and restaurants around with beautiful tejo river view
  • Ann Marie E.
    Ann Marie EllisonNovember 26, 2016
    Beautiful view and I add the picture where you can see the bridge and Christ the king! Just wow view amazing !!
  • Epicurious
    EpicuriousAugust 25, 2010
    For an appetizer, try the pineapple-&-goat-cheese ravioli drizzled with a cherry-cardamom cream. For a main course, opt for lamb served with Algarvian orange chutney and a mix of field greens.
  • Inês P.
    Inês PintoDecember 4, 2014
    Lovely place for a walk and to enjoy a good meal with a view. Plenty of different restaurants and close to shops downtown.
  • Cenk K.
    Cenk KiralJanuary 1, 2015
    Nice place....but be aware of the aftermath of new year celebrations, which is a nightmare to return as there is literally no taxi around. Either leave early or stay more until the crowd disperse
  • Hristina P.
    Hristina PopovaAugust 3, 2013
    It is a nice place, quite big I would say. I lik it very much but I feel it quite empty - probably is it mant to gather many people. I wouldn't go there on the afternoon of a hot summer day. ENJOY!!!
  • Pedro A.
    Pedro AlhoSeptember 12, 2014
    Great place to walk around and lots of restaurants around! Fun fact: it's one of the biggest squares in Europe (280x280m).
  • Miguel B.
    Miguel BaptistaMay 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    In May 2011 you have 3 coffees and two restaurants. All the coffees have outside tables. The two restaurants are pretty Nice and not so expensive. Mainly is modern portuguese food.
  • Carmel H.
    Carmel HanrahanSeptember 6, 2015
    Looking for somewhere to eat in this area. You won't go wrong at nosolo Italia. Chocolate sauce to die for
  • Daniël v.
    Nice views and buildings. Walk towards the water, then to the right for a tiny beach. Get your feet wet. It's nice.
  • Luís B.
    Luís Barbosa VicenteJuly 23, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    At the Centre stands a statue of King José I. Beneath him Fame leads an Elephant and Triumph leads a Horse, which trample on conquered Africa and Asia. In the front Medallion is the Marquis de Pombal.
  • Angelo D.
    Angelo DiasAugust 16, 2013
    Take the elevator in the main arc wonderful view to all Lisbon downtown! Until 18th August a multimedia show is showed at 21.30 22.30 and 23.30.
  • mylifeisgorgeous
    mylifeisgorgeousOctober 22, 2011
    The square where the ancient market with products from the far east was. A place to start the walking visit to Lisbon. Read more
  • Florian I.
    Florian IsachsenSeptember 10, 2014
    The great "gate to the city"! Imagine descending from a boat on the Tagus and stepping up that place towards the big arc to enter the city.
  • Daisarie D.
    Daisarie DelayOctober 16, 2016
    Just breathtaking😱😱😍😍. You can watch the sunset on the beach right across this square. Ahhmazing!
  • David C.
    David ChungJanuary 12
    A good place to hang around, provides great view on Statue of King José I and also the Rua Augusta Arch.
  • Evgeniya B.
    Evgeniya BerezinaJuly 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the most beautiful city squares in the world. The biggest in old Europe. Besides great views day & night - lovely bars, restaurants, shops, nightlife
  • Michael H.
    Michael HoldsworthJuly 4, 2015
    On 1 February 1908, the square was the scene of the assassination of Carlos I, the penultimate King of Portugal. So beautiful, but with a turbulent history!
  • Jan S.
    Jan SapperAugust 18, 2015
    The tourist trap caffees are reasonably priced. At night you'll be offered all kinds of drugs next to the fountain.
  • Danny
    DannyFebruary 27, 2016
    Beautiful and artistic gate to enter the city from the river side of Lisboa!
  • Rafael M.
    Rafael MarinDecember 26, 2016
    Beautiful place with a breahless view of the sea. It's a nice place to start a tour around Lisbon.
  • Dalia L.
    Dalia LourençoJanuary 15
    One of Lisbon's most beautiful squares and views
  • Marc E.
    Marc EscanuelasAugust 9, 2016
    Lisbon's traditional "front door", where visiting dignitaries would disembark with great pomp and circumstance.
  • fricka
    frickaMarch 25, 2016
    huge, great view to the amazing river and even little beaches!!
  • Dominika P.
    Dominika PrůšováNovember 24, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the most beautiful, romantic and lovely places in Lisbon
  • Unusual T.
    Unusual TravelerOctober 21, 2015
    good place to go and realx with the water, but its TO MANY annoying drug sellers that comes up to you to sell drugs, the police really have to do somethinga bout that problem
  • Olmedo M.
    Olmedo MirandaFebruary 1, 2016
    Great plaza with wonderful views. Nice breeze from the ocean.
  • David N.
    David Nettey6 days ago
    Fantastic monuments and nice shops and restaurants
  • Idioot
    IdiootMay 30, 2015
    It's a very big square and could be used for playing sports but it isn't. So it's just a square. Still beautiful though. It's probably in your tourist guide. You dirty tourist.
  • Simon B.
    Simon BaerSeptember 30, 2015
    Reminds me of Bordeaux, very nice and worth a visit.
  • Fernando T.
    Fernando T.December 12, 2015
    Impressive square, with one side opening to the sea
  • Sebastian K.
    Sebastian KupskiDecember 11, 2013
    Awesome place! Especially in the morning when fog comes from the river
  • Mariah M.
    Mariah MaggioliJuly 15, 2015
    Beautiful! I hardly recommend a walk by the Ribeira dad Naus after (or before)
  • André S.
    André SantosDecember 28, 2013
    If posible park the car, roads nearby are very bad! And of course, traditional portuguese pavement it not good for cars.
  • Varand O.
    Varand OnanyAugust 13, 2014
    Be aware that there are locals with certain substances that will approach you for such substances. None were aggressive at all, but it happens quite openly.
  • Marco C.
    Marco CarrilhoAugust 4, 2013
    One of the biggest squares in Europe. Enjoy it!
  • Arthur A.
    Arthur AbreuSeptember 1, 2016
    Beautiful place to visit and enjoy the weather and views.
  • Minh D.
    Minh Dang-NguyenSeptember 6, 2015
    At night it is amazing. We had the chance to see #Ulyseia21
  • Evgeniya B.
    Evgeniya BerezinaJune 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    One if the most beautiful squares in Europe!
  • Quentin L.
    Quentin LafonAugust 3, 2014
    Really nice place, the heart of the old Lisboa.
  • Mari S.
    Mari S.July 24, 2016
    Walk around, take a ginjinha and watch the sunset from Tejo. :)
  • Julien
    JulienDecember 12, 2015
    Nice, big place with lots of restaurants
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