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Rossio Train Station

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Address: Praca do Rossio, Lisbon, Portugal
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Em estilo neo-manuelino, a estação ferroviária do Rossio é um incrível...

Em estilo neo-manuelino, a estação ferroviária do Rossio é um incrível monumento, que se situa entre a Praça do Rossio e os Restauradores e foi desenhada pelo arquiteto José Luís Monteiro. As oito portas combinam com as nove janelas e com o relógio incrivelmente decorado, situado no cimo da fachada.

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the nice view outside is great and for a train station it really looks very nice pleasant to visit,there als some shops and a coffee corner

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Jean-Paul D
Terneuzen, The Netherlands
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Terneuzen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

the nice view outside is great and for a train station it really looks very nice pleasant to visit,there als some shops and a coffee corner

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Beautiful building, well worth a walk round before catching the train to Sintra. When you get to Sintra , you'll need to catch the 434 bus that goes from the second stop down the side of Sintra station. A good 100 yards from the front. Just beware of the 'sharks' hovering around the front of the station hoping to catch... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Easy to find your way to the train to Sintra. Know that when we bought tickets for Sintra, they didn't accept our credit card and we had to pay cash.

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Wicklow, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Caught a train to Sintra from this station. Staff were very helpful sorting out tickets and the station itself is very clean and easy to access.

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This building looks great. We did get a local train as we wanted to see the aqueduct they have in Lisbon. The ticket man was very helpul although I think he thought we were a bit crazy for wanting to go and see the aqueduct, he told us which ticket and where to go. The trains seem well organised and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Used this station to get to Sintra, very impressive entrance to the station and hides what's within very well

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Rossio Train Station stands in between the Restauradores square and the Rossio Square. You can not miss this imponent and impressive building. Take your time to see all the little details of the arquithecture, and if possible go inside all the way to the train lines and let yourself go in an impressive building and landmark.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is the most beautiful building and viewed from the street you get the full impact of the Moorish style horseshoe arches. When you enter the building and go up to the platforms by the escalator you can appreciate all the beautiful tile work adorning the platforms.

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Petropolis, RJ
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a very beautiful building in the middle of the old town and a very intersting one, because it has little to do with the style of the neighbourhood. Nicely renovated, it is also very lively.

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

This an incredibly beautiful building, and a great spot to start your day or your outing. Grab a coffee, chill and people watch, and then hop a train to Cascais, Sintra, or where ever. Or wander the really cool gift shop before you go off to explore the city. We started every day here at the Starbucks, and then set... More 

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Staying in Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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