Campo dos Mártires da Pátria - Things To Do in Lisbon - LikeALocal Guide

A peaceful garden in
one of the 7 hills

Campo dos Mártires da Pátria

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Why locals love it

There is a statue honoring Doctor Sousa Martins. A Doctor that worked intensely and in most cases, free of charge, mainly fighting against tuberculosis. Having such a tireless work with charity, trying to help the most disadvantaged; his figure assumed contours of a saint, which can be visible in the ex-votos placed around his statue.

Why you should visit it

This space is full of history, over the centuries; it has served as a bullring, flea market (Feira da Ladra) and a vegetable market. Also had a fountain powered by one of the distribution galleries of the Águas Livres Aqueduct.

Special tip

There is a spot where is possible to see São Jorge Castle.

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April 27, 2019

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