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Largo do Carmo

Largo do Chiado 8, Lisbon 1249-125, Portugal
+351 21 321 7222
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“nice square” (5 reviews)
“old church” (3 reviews)
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Largo do Chiado 8, Lisbon 1249-125, Portugal
Chiado & Carmo
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+351 21 321 7222
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"nice square"
in 5 reviews
"national guard"
in 3 reviews
"old church"
in 3 reviews
"spectacular view of the city"
in 2 reviews
"revolution"
in 8 reviews
"kiosk"
in 12 reviews
"carnation"
in 4 reviews
"buskers"
in 4 reviews
"fountain"
in 10 reviews
"ruins"
in 13 reviews
"convent"
in 8 reviews
"republican"
in 3 reviews
"museum"
in 7 reviews
"gantry"
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"captain"
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"earthquake"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A good place to rest before or after your visit to the Carmo Convent which sits beside it. It is a historical site as well as the liberation of Spain "started" on this spot when the dictator gave up his power.

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a shaded square outside the Carmo Convent there are nice restaurants and a very impressive former drinking fountain. it was a nice place to rest for a bit whilst on a walking tour of the city

Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely to visit, large and plenty of shade. Once a place of revolution, now a place for shopping and cafes.

Thank Maxim123153
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

It was in this square that the army, supported by the populace, surrounded and trapped the dictator Caetano inside the HQ of the National Guard. He then ceded power to the Army and went into exile. A year later saw free and democratic elections and...More

Thank PMQuestions
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Largo do Carmo is a lovely and romantic square, not that over filled. A very peaceful atmosphere, with cafes, restaurants and shops around.

Thank sarahamina
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

The square is small but it offers some cafe and restaurant. At some days, it also got a market. It is in front of the ruins of the Carmo Convent and is an uphill walk from the Rossio train station. From here, you can find...More

1  Thank AkoSiAys
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Located in the front of the main entry to the Carmo Convent offers a place to rest and a variety of dining opportunities. From here you can appreciate the skeleton of this magnificent structure seen form many viewpoints throughout the city which nowadays serves as...More

Thank Paweł B
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

One of the prettiest squares in old Lisbon, in front of the ruins of the convent. Cafe in the center, shops and restaurants all around. Just beautiful.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Having just visited the Republican National Guard museum, we sat outside in the beautiful square to work out where to go next. It is a charming square with food and drinks available from cafes and kiosks nearby.

Thank bfltd0
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Largo do Carmo is a small but beautiful square in the heart of the city which also brings its fair share of history. It's a lovely place to take some time out and relax with a cold drink on a warm day and hosts one...More

2  Thank John D
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Chiado & Carmo
The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
...More
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