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Escultura de Fernando Pessoa

Rua Garrett 120 | Chiado, Lisbon 1200-205, Portugal
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Not very talkative.

I sat there with the guy for over an hour hoping to hear some great poetry but instead all I got... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Michael M
Photo op

You've got to take a picture sat next to the statue of this prominent poet but only if you happen... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
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  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
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Rua Garrett 120 | Chiado, Lisbon 1200-205, Portugal
Chiado & Carmo
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Reviewed 3 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
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Chiado is one of the most important parts of historical Lisbon. Fernando Pessoa is one of the most important Portuguese modern poets. He used to take a coffee right there. If you want to take a coffee with him, just go there and have a...More

1  Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

If you're passing the area then definitely pop by and see this guy. A lovely little secret of Lisbon who you'd easily miss if you weren't looking.

Thank 5tephenson
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

It is fun to have a photo of this famous poet in front of his favourite bar Brasileira-the wonderful old meeting point from 1905 -still a favourite with local People.

Thank Birte L
Reviewed 6 February 2016

This is one of those small unexpected landmarks that somehow become famous and a must-see. Funny watching everyone sitting besides the great poet's statue!

Thank Miguelgodinho1
Reviewed 6 January 2016

In the Chiado area in Portugal's capital, Lisbon, is one of the most famous statues in the country: the Portuguese writer Fernando Pessoa.

Thank Rijards
Reviewed 16 December 2015

When exploring Lisbon and the Chiado area you'll easy find this statue of this Portuguese writer. Stop by and take a picture with him. It's a nice photo opportunity.

Thank PMAL
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

ForIt's mostly a photo prop for tourists, which is what we used it as. But it did prompt us to find out who this writer was, so it did its job. As said before it is a vibrant area of the city with musicians and...More

Thank BT3rd
Reviewed 9 December 2015

You will probably be around, so, why not take 3 minutes to take a picture with this statue? Sure, I say so, if you are a Portuguese literature fan. If not, don't waste your time...

Thank Marcelo P
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
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