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Plate millesim 2022

It is one of the emblems of Lisbon and the heart of the city. A meeting place for the Lisboetes to meet on weekends.

The Praça do Comércio, called Terreiro do Paço (the esplanade of the Palace), was rebuilt, after the earthquake, on the ruins of the former royal palace erected for Dom José I. The equestrian statue of the latter sits in the centre of the square, while the Arc de Triomphe, which opens Augusta Street, represents the allegories of the three great Portuguese rivers: the Tagus, the Douro and the Mondego. It is possible to climb to the top of the triumphal arch (Arco da rua Augusta) to admire an exceptional view of the city and the Tagus ! You will probably not fail to make a selfie at the level of the statue (it is not by chance that sellers offer selfy poles nearby). The Place du Commerce was built according to the book of Thoth, and for this reason it has seventy-eight arches. Further down the shore, marked by the columns of Hercules, spices, gold and slaves from distant colonies were once unloaded. It is easy to imagine the scene, a real journey back in time... There are often musicians who play and invite you to take a few moments to look at the river. The elegant buildings of the Place du Commerce have long contained the Stock Exchange, ministries and some administrations, most of which have been transformed into museums, cafés or restaurants. For a long time, however, this famous square was not one because it was a huge car park and only relatively recently has it become a major landmark in Lisbon. Since then, it has been one of the city's most famous and symbolic places, where the Portuguese can gather to express their joy or dissatisfaction. The city hall is only a few blocks to the west, in Praça do Município, and the main tourist office in Lisbon is really just next door. La Praça do Comércio is also a place of leisure where you can enjoy a drink on the terrace. It is certainly one of the first places that tourists come to visit when they discover Lisbon for the first time. In the evening, concerts are often held in the square and street artists regularly come to perform, attracting a crowd of locals and tourists in a friendly atmosphere. It is also where we gather on December 31 to see the fireworks display at the twelve strokes of midnight. There are also festivals in the summer. In short, Praça do Comércio, by day and by night, is truly a must in Lisbon.

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sanhoa
5/5
Visited in july 2022
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Plaça do comércio
Belle et grande place animée en bordure du Tage ou locaux et touristes se mêlent et se croisent à pieds, à vélo, en trottinette, en gyropode.....
FCoheur
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Visited in february 2022
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Très belle place
Immense place ouverte sur la mer et lieu de rencontre privilégié pour découvrir la ville. Ce sera le départ de la plupart de vos activités en direction du quartier historique de l'Alfama, mais aussi si vous désirez faire quelques boutiques dans les rues voisines. Un lieu incontournable de votre visite de Lisbonne !
soizic1984
5/5
Visited in august 2021
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Un lieu de rendez-vous
Cette immense place au bord du Tage est un formidable lieu de rendez-vous, et un point de repère non négligeable de la capitale ... même si Lisbonne reste une capitale à taille humaine.
Morwé
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Visited in september 2020
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Immense place qui rappelle celle de Madrid, mais en jaune, et au bord du Tage. En été, il y a des concerts en plein air.
corinne510_0
4/5
Visited in november 2019
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praça do comercio
Point de départ d'une matinée boutiques dans ce quartier très animé. nombreux commerces, restaurants et cafés vous invitent à leurs terrasse. Point de vue architectural original entre une place immense et les ruelles commerçantes.
Futé julie
5/5
Visited in october 2019
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Très belle place, il est très agréable d'y boire une bière en fin d'après midi !!
fute_737749
4/5
Visited in january 2020
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Grande place
Vous ne pouvez pas la manquer! Elle sert aussi de lieu de rendez-vous. Tout le monde y passe, s'arrête pour les photos où les terrasses de café!
Lye
4/5
Visited in november 2019
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Grande place avec vue sur le Tage où les portugais aiment se promener en journée ou le soir. Lieu agréable!
loublou
5/5
Visited in january 2020
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Très belle place avec un grand nombre de commerces et de restaurants. La perspective avec l'arc est remarquable (depuis la mer et depuis la Rua Augusta)
fute_277721
4/5
Visited in april 2019
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à faire !
je recommande la place du commerce, à visiter pour tout séjour
Verodu83
5/5
Visited in september 2019
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Magnifique
Endroit très fort en émotion, place immense, statue magnifique, à voir absolument
arnaudmartin63@gmail.com
4/5
Visited in april 2019
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SYMPATHIQUE PLACE
place ou il fait bon se promener. Sur cette place se trouve le musée de la bière avec une belle terrasse. De quoi s’arrêter un instant en regardant passer les gens...
elodieaug
5/5
Visited in august 2019
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tres belle place
grande place avec une histoire. parfait en fin de journee pour uen balade le long de la mer
Leschoux
5/5
Visited in september 2019
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A faire
Immense place centrale de Lisbonne, idéale pour prendre les transports en commun. Vue magnifique sur le Tage
Ohjuline
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Visited in october 2018
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Jolie place
Une grande place très spacieuse, vaut le détour à Lisbonne.

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