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Praca do Giraldo

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Address: Evora, Portugal

This picturesque central square is adorned with medieval arches and is an...

This picturesque central square is adorned with medieval arches and is an ideal place to relax and do some people-watching.

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Atmospheric central square

Atmospheric central square. Good spot to start exploring the city. Cafes and restaurants around and lots of small craft shops close by.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Atmospheric central square. Good spot to start exploring the city. Cafes and restaurants around and lots of small craft shops close by.

Thank sdmmb
Tillsonburg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

lovely square with lots of people watching and great place to have a beverage, buy some roasted chestnuts, check out the tourist information and get some great photos

Thank 2dogs2kids2cats
Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

eat and drink and enjoy observing all the people while you set your agenda for Evora´s web of streets an architectural and cultural cornucopia. head for Rua da Freira de Chima at the end turn right under the arch and walk down Rua da Freira de Baixo. You end up at Casa de Garcia de Resende. look for the Manueline... More 

Thank trygveb935
Madera, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A perfect spot to stop in the middle of touring the town to have lunch, dessert, cafe', beer or wine. Many different choices, and sometimes musicians playing nearby. Was warm so the shade was most welcome too. Lots of visual architecture and people watching from this vantage point.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Friendly, accessible and with numerous patio restaurants where you can have a light meal (especially good for lunch) or a drink, it's very enjoyable and totally worth a visit or two.

Thank worldcatlover
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the main square of the Medieval Portuguese town of Evora. It is not very big which I feel enhances the homey feel . There are restaurants that you can sit outside on the cobblestone street and people watch as well as look at the architecture. There is also a beautiful fountain to help you enjoy the square

Thank Patrick I
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

If you are in town, this is a great place to walk around and enjoy the architecture.. there are several cafes with seating in the square.. just enjoy and relax.

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Lone Tree, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a fantastic place to walk around and enjoy the architecture. Check out the church. Then grab a table in the cobblestone square, by the fountain and enjoy a coffee, wine or beer and people watch. We enjoyed a very talented accordion player whose music could softly be heard throughout the square. A lovely place to spend a few... More 

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is really the hub of the historic centre of Evora. There are three cafes with seating in the centre - and it's a great place to enjoy a coffee and cake, or a cold beer, and watch the world go by. There's sometimes live music too. Sit away from the road on the south side though, as there's a... More 

Thank meadowend51
The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Authentic portugese atmosphere. Locals walk around in the afternoon or evening and have diner. Sometimes musicians playing as well

Thank IwanBanens

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