Restoration Square

Lisbon Portugal Tourist Information and Vacation Guide

Restoration Square is one of three large squares located in the Baixa District of Lisbon.  It features a large obelisk at its centre.

This city square separates modern Lisbon from the historic Baixa District. The Rossio Train Station is located on the square.

The beautiful Avenida da Liberdade boulevard runs north from the Restoration Square to Pombal Square.

Restoration Square, Lisbon Portugal
Obelisk in Restoration Square, Lisbon

Restoration Square commemorates the 1640 uprising against Spanish rule that "restored" Portuguese independence.

The city square is called "Praca dos Restauradores" in Portuguese.

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