The Marqués de Pombal Square is the center of the most modern area of Lisbon . It is located near the Eduardo VII Park, at the end of the Avenida da Liberdade.
In the center of the square stands the monument to the Marquis of Pombal . The statue depicts the Marquis, governor of Lisbon from 1750 to 1777, along with a lion, a classic symbol of power.
The buildings surrounding the square are the corporate headquarters of important companies , the main Portuguese banks and the major franchising hotels .
The Marquês de Pombal Square is a good area for sleeping , quiet and well connected to the rest of Lisbon.
On a sightseeing tour, what is most worth doing is taking a walk on the Avenida da Liberdade de La Baixa . If you have time, you can also take a trip to the Parque Eduardo VII , the largest park in Lisbon and where the Estufa Fria, an important botanical garden, is located.