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Praca Goncalo Velho, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-063, Portugal
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Praca Goncalo Velho, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-063, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We wandered around the city center with its white and black paving rocks. We stopped in some shops and took pictures. One night we came back here and they were having a concert on the common. It seemed to be every night in September and...More

Thank Bluebordercollie
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first drop off point after we arrived to Ponta Delgada and we were blown away. The mosaic on the square is gorgeous. Lots of little businesses/cafes are scattered on its perimeter. The tourist information is located right there, the church is there,...More

Thank Olga A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walk around the square and enjoy the view of the three arches and the church by the side. You can get a good photo if you cross the main sea front road towards the sea and then look back. Afterwards walk the streets and look...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful entrance to the center of the city. Lit up in the evening, and a pleasant, friendly environment. People are exploring the downtown during the day, and spending evenings outdoors ....the Portas being the center of it all. Take a peak, explore a bit, take...More

Thank SarahAndTerry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful entrance to the city! A large square with quiet well preserved buildings from the last centuries!!

Thank TonyBernardo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gates enabled entrance to the village of Ponta Delgada - nowadays they are the most iconic monument of the city. As pine-apple and maze / corn were very important products you can see their mosaic pictures just behind the the gates.

Thank Erzs_bet_S274887
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a walking tour that started at the city gates. It was really cool to hear about the history of the structure and be able to ask questions.

1  Thank DaydriaG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An evening stroll on a warm night...Ponta Delgada oozes with charm and happy people... I was surprised by the family friendly nightlife in the city centre and on the docks...

Thank portuguesecooking
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

You will pass the gate near the town hall anyways. It's beautiful, as is the whole city. If you are on Sao Miguel you should definitely see it.

Thank PeruTraveler2014
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing outdoor full city party for summer nights. Everybody dressed with with clothes on a nice and enjoyable summer walk with music everywhere.

Thank Rui M
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