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Largo do Chiado 8, Lisbon 1249-125, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great square, very cosy and full of history! Very central and surrounded by amazing touristic sites!

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a hotel near Largo do Carmo and really loved the energy of the place. The location is terrific, situated next to the Carmo Convent ruins and very close to the top of the Santa Justa Lift. In the middle of the square...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice and clean plaza with plenty of touristic attractions A lot of street artists adding lovely spirit Having a drink in one the many cafes aroud will be good idea

Thank Noghnosh100
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This square was our favourite square in Lisbon. Of course we didn't see them all staying only one week, but for us this had everything. Beautiful trees, great bars and restaurants, historical buildings with an exceptional church ruin and the lovely construction of the Santa...More

Thank high_low73
Reviewed June 22, 2018

This is a square where you can enter the Convent of Carmo which is actually the ruins of a church.Its now a museum. A grim reminder of the past natural disaster in 1755. There is a nice look out view near the santa justa lift...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

This open square is a good place to have a rest after walking the steep alleys of Bairro Alto. The ruins of Convento do Carmo is next to the square.

Thank Leon L
Reviewed May 29, 2018

An old, not very big square surrounded by old buildings. At one of its sides is Carmo Convent, the ruins of a church that collapsed at the big earthquake from 1755,that destroyed almost the entire town. Also, from this square you have access to the...More

Thank zuv
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Still plenty happening, but with a slightly calmer vibe. Right next to the Convento do Carmo ruins and archaeological/history museum.

Thank phutty
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

So this is the ruins of a convent which was destroyed by an earthquake in the 18th century. It was left out if regard for the people who perished. The architecture that is left is still quite beautiful. There is an attached museum which is...More

Thank Yasmine B
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We came across this square quite a few times whilst exploring the lower Biarro Alto district especially as the nearby Carmo Archaeological Museum and the top deck of the Elevador de Santa Justa are both worth a visit from here. It has an impressive fountain...More

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