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Address: Terceira, Portugal

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Oh Praça Velha!

Saw Praça Velha every day from my hotel room and from the hotel deck. There was always something going on. The "Bandas de Rua" philharmonic bands playing, students protesting... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 December 2016
Cristina A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Saw Praça Velha every day from my hotel room and from the hotel deck. There was always something going on. The "Bandas de Rua" philharmonic bands playing, students protesting, students marching, senior citizens walking, and beer for one euro! Shops all around. The road in corbel stones, so shiny and clean... a must visit downtown.

Thank Cristina A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Praça Velha (former Praça da Restauração) is the central square of the city of Angra. There you can find the Town Hall with its imponent façade. The church of Nossa Senhora da Saúde and several old buildings.

1 Thank Luís H
Azores, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Main Square of Angra do Heroísmo, located in the heart of the city, in the summer season there is a stage where there is some live concerts. Nice place to spend a couple of hours in evening.

Thank TuriAzores
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

Not much to see now - it does have a bit of history. it is mainly used as a bus stop and parking, they sometimes have a market around the area. Near the city to it make walking around easy

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

Don't forget thet the historic center of Angra do Heroismo is a architectural spot classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.Take the camera and be prepared to shoot. Nice spot, great pics

3 Thank Coutito

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