King Carlos I Assassination Site

Type: Free Attractions, Historic Sites, Sightseeing, Uniquely Here, Unusual

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By 1890 Portugal was broke. Revenue that once flowed generously back into the country from colonies in Africa and, more importantly, Brazil, had dried up. The country was in crisis. The government...  Read More


  • Historic Sites: "To better understand the history surrounding the assassination, and the consequences thereafter, join a guided walking tour that takes in Terreiro do Paço. Call the tourism office on the number listed here."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: This historic site not only indicates the location of a murder, but it also signposts Portugal's irrevocable transition into a Republic.

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