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Praça do Comércio - Terreiro do Paço, Lisbon: 69 reviews and 114 photos
José I was the king when Lisbon suffered the earthquake. Shadowed by the great work of Pombal, José had, however a very hard work, creating educational em economical institutions to adapt Portugal to the Industrial revolution going on in Europe, while facing several wars with Spain and France.
It's fair, his statue in the middle of the central square, Praça do Comércio, created by Machado de Castro, nowadays the oldest statue in Lisbon.
Address: Rua Augusta 2, 1100-053 Lisboa
Directions: At Praça do Comércio
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