Largo do Carmo

Type: Attractions, Free Attractions, Historic Sites, Military, Museums, Outdoor Activities, Uniquely Here

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On April 25 1974, the Portuguese government headed by prime minister Marcelo Caetano fell to a coup known as the Revolução dos Cravos, or Carnation Revolution. The coup, initiated by the Armed...  Read More


  • Historic Sites: "The police station is still there, and houses a museum dedicated to the history of the Guarda Nacional Republicana, a civilian police force. You call also call the Tourism Office listed here for more details."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: A pivotal moment in the history of Portugal, the Carnation Revolution was played out in a dramatic way in Largo do Carmo.

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