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Largo Duque de Cadaval Lisbon near Rossio Station, full of sunny open-air cafes & Italian ice cream

Right on the leftside of the Rossio Station, close to the Restauradores square, you find Largo Duque de Cadaval. It is a bit hidden behind the recently-renovated Rossio train station, and full of sunny open-air cafes. Largo (square) ‘Duque de Cadaval’ Lisbon near Rossio Station This place is a good idea for a break or […]

From beautiful Rossio train- and metro Station Lisbon to The Pena National Palace Sintra or Queluz Palace & tourist information

Rossio train- and metro station (Estação do Rossio) is incredibly unique, located between Rossio and Restauradores in Lisbon. Formerly known as Central Station (Estação Central), and that designation still appears in its façade. The beautiful neo-manueline architecture was designed by architect José Luís Monteiro, completed in 1887. Rossio train- and metro station Lisbon The Neo-Manueline […]

Calçada do Duque from Bairro Alto down to Rossio Lisbon: hundreds of stairs, popular tourist place & lots of Portuguese restaurants

From Bairro Alto you can walk to Rossio, stairs leading you down from Calçada do Duque starting in Rua Nova da Trindade, near a sex shop. Rua Nova da Trindade, near Bairro Alto Calçada do Duque Street made of hundreds of stairs, lined with lots of traditional Portuguese restaurants (not cheap). Background: Saint George’s Castle (Castelo de […]