Rio Pavilion

Inaugurated on May 26, 1957 under the name Pavilhão Keil do Amaral (The Keil do Amaral Pavilion), it was, for more than 40 years The Lisbon International Fair

In September of 2007, it was renamed Pavilhão do Rio (The Rio Pavilion). A space for the realization of large-scale events which, today, is one of Lisbon and Portugal’s historical milestones.

At 3.800 square meters and column-free, the space is highly versatile, and also includes a 3.5 meter elevated level, with a floor space of approximately 1.100 square meters.

The space is adaptable and perfect for large-scale events. It can accommodate fairs, exhibitions, conferences, meetings, shows, parties, catering services, and more. It’s location inside the CCL – The Lisbon Congress Centre allows for full autonomy from, or full integration with, the other spaces.

3.800 sqm
2500 pax
220 stands of 9 sqm
1500 posters
2000 pax
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  • Area: 3.800 sqm
  • Gallery: 1100 sqm
  • Length: 98m
  • Width: 40m
  • Height: 16m
  • Under the gallery: 3m


  • Theatre: 2500 pax
  • Banquet (10pax): 2000pax
  • Cabaret 8pax: 1600 pax
  • Nº of tables: 200

Technical Specifications

  • Copper cabling and respective active equipment.
  • Excellent wireless network signal reception.
  • Infrastructure includes water and sewage system.
  • Electrical sockets are distributed throughout flooring
  • Air-conditioning with 26 independent units.
  • CCTV surveillance system
  • Fire detection system
  • Possibility for rigging across entire pavilion.
  • Possibility for rigging across entire pavilion.

Plans and Downloads

Other events held
in this Pavilion

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Other spaces

Pavilion 1

Pavilion 1 features 1.800 square meters of total floor space. It can accommodate up to 60 stands at 9 square meters each and can be merged with Auditorium V, transforming the space into an impressive venue for fairs and exhibitions, product launches, catering areas, coffee-breaks, lounge areas, and more.

Pavilion 3

At 1.200 square meters, Pavilion 3 allows for the realization of expos, accommodating up to 45 stands at 9 square meters each, and catering services for up to 800 persons (seated).