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Pedro IV Square, Lisbon
Lisbon

The southern end of Rossio Square, also known as Pedro IV Square, is dominated by a bronze baroque fountain. The area has been one of the main squares in Lisbon since the Middle Ages. In the centre is the Column of Pedro IV, King of Portugal and the first Emperor of Brazil.

Copyright: Gary Davies
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13432x6716
Taken: 29/04/2012
Uploaded: 08/09/2013
Updated: 15/04/2014
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Tags: square; rossio; pedro; fountain; baroque; portugal; city; centre
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