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Escultura de Fernando Pessoa

Rua Garrett 120 | Chiado, Lisbon 1200-205, Portugal
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“fun photo” (2 reviews)
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Rua Garrett 120 | Chiado, Lisbon 1200-205, Portugal
Chiado & Carmo
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

In all honesty you must have your picture taken here. Everyone who visits Lisbon takes a picture of Pessoa statue set in front on one of Lisbons most famous coffee shops.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I loved the sculpture of Fernando Pessoa with its humoristic statement in the middle of the busy city of Lisbon. As a tourist you appreciate those nice spots for taking pictures.

Thank Sharon_zz
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Central location in Bairro Alto, which is the heart of the nightlife in Lisbon and street Rua Garrett where it is, is one of the most famous in Lisbon too. There are lots of shops, bars and restaurants and for example World's oldest Bookstore and...More

Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Escultura de Fernando Pessoa is situated appropriately in Baixa outside the famous Brasiliera coffee house and bar. Sit and have your photo taken with him.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 18 March 2017

An iconic landmark - the statue itself is at the top of a busy street but well worth a visit and you just have to have a photo taken next to it! Hopefully inspires people to find out more about the author himself - and...More

Thank ctecwyn
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Fernando Pessoa statue is an iconic landmark in Lisbon in the middle of the downtown. Fernando Pesoa was one of the best portuguese writers and also one of the most iconic cultural characters in the portuguese culture. The statue is the Brasileira café and...More

1  Thank rmcc83
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Located in an interesting part of town, right next to a subway depot, this statue serves many useful purposes. First, it draws attention and is good for tourists. Second, it educates those who take enough time to determine who it is and subsequently think about...More

Thank jcwbesq
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I am a permanent Chiado visitor 'A Brasileira' became my favourite spot from the early 1900s, it's where I used to sit whilst creatively writing my latest plot I'm one of the greatest Portuguese poets and a significant 20th century literary figure too I enjoyed...More

1  Thank beepbeepeurope
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I sat there with the guy for over an hour hoping to hear some great poetry but instead all I got was silence. I even bought him a wine to warm him up a little bit. I think the language barrier was part of the...More

3  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 19 August 2016

You've got to take a picture sat next to the statue of this prominent poet but only if you happen to walk past. It's not something you'd want to go out of your way to visit. It is by a famous Lisbon Café which specialises...More

Thank Gibmetal77
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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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