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Largo do Chiado 8, Lisbon 1249-125, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice square with historic links to the 1974 Revolution that overthrew the incumbent dictator relatively peacefully considering it was led by the military. The Republican Guard Museum is located alongside the square and so is the Convento Do Carmo ruins after it was damaged...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 28 August 2018 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

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 24 August 2018

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 27 June 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 22 June 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 20 June 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 30 May 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 29 May 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 28 May 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
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