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Location type: POI
Location address: Portugal, Lisbon, Lisbon,Santa Justa, Square of Dom Pedro IV
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Rossio Square is the popular name of the Pedro IV Square (Portuguese: Praça de D. Pedro IV) in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal. It is located in the Pombaline Downtown of Lisbon and has been one of its main squares since the Middle Ages. It has been the setting of popular revolts and celebrations, bullfights and executions, and is now a preferred meeting place of Lisbon natives and tourists alike.

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Rossio is Lisbon´s heart.
Officially it is Square of Dom Pedro IV, but people know it and call it as Rossio. Historicaly this has been a place for  popular revolts and celebrations, bullfights and cattle market.
In the center, the bronze statue of Dom Pedro IV,  king of Portugal and the first emperor of Brasil are found.  

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