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Restauradores Square By Night, Lisbon

Restauradores Square (Praça dos Restauradores) in central Lisbon is an impressive sight by day or night.

Restauradores Square By Night

The square was laid out in the 19th century and celebrates the "restoration" of Portuguese sovereignty from 60 years of Spanish occupation in 1640.

The obelisk in the plaza has two bronze figures on a pedestal representing Victory and Freedom and was built in 1886.

The Monument to the Restorers (Monumento aos Restauradores) commemorates the victory in the Portuguese Restoration War that rumbled on intermittently between Spain and Portugal from 1640 to 1668. It ended with the end of Spanish rule over Portugal which had begun in 1581.

The restoration of Portuguese sovereignty over their own land is a major event in the history of the country.

The old Éden Cinema by architect Cassiano Branco is now a hotel with a distinctive Art Deco façade dating from the 1930's.

Nearby is the Elevador da Gloria.

Restauradores Square By Night

Access - Getting There

The nearest Lisbon metro station is Restauradores Station.

There are numerous hotels to choose from in this area of Lisbon.

Find hotels close to Restauradores Square in Lisbon

Calçada pavement
Calçada pavement in the square

Hotels in Lisbon

HF Fenix Garden

Holiday Inn

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