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Cool Statue

This is a very busy square. We stayed at a hotel in Figueira Square overlooking the Statue, making... read more

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95nikop
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Brisbane, Australia
OK Staute of Historic King

Tuesday 9th October we were walking about exploring and sightseeing in Lisbon and we came across... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
David D
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very busy square. We stayed at a hotel in Figueira Square overlooking the Statue, making it a useful landmark. The statue is nice enough. The square is busy and there is a lot of public transport access.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Tuesday 9th October we were walking about exploring and sightseeing in Lisbon and we came across this Staute which is situated in Praça da Figueira. The Statue commemorates King John 1 of Portugal, also know as John of Aviz. He was King from 1385 to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This is quite a busy square. Not very impressive, with a statue of D. Joao I who was one of the kings of Portugal. When we were there we found a small food market, where we had lunched and bought a good Portuguese cheese to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

This is a rather ordinary statue, located in the somehow boring Figueira‬ square. You can easily miss this statue upon walking past the square.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

My wife and I recently visited Lisbon and stayed in a hotel ( The Grande Pensao Alcobia ) that was right around the corner from the Praca da Figueira and the commanding statue of King Joao I. The statue towers over the plaza and is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

An equestrian statue placed in Praca da Figueroa. Not very impressive, there are hundreds or even thousands of similar statues. Not a "must see" .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank zuv
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The King Joao I statue dominates the relatively compact Praça da Figueira in central Lisbon. It is an impressive statue but the square lacks the size and impressiveness found in the adjacent Rossio Square.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is a nice statue of King Joao I in the middle of the square. King Joao ruled the kingdom of Portugal ~1400 and he was significant because he kept Portugal independent of Spain/Kingdom of Castile. He also started the Portuguese push to have colonies...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The huge statue locates at Praca do Comercio and is a landmark for photo-taking and assembly point as well.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 23 November 2017

You can't miss it! This is the big statue in the middle of the Praca do Commercio and is very noble and important. You will take a photo, as it is required.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Thomas V
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