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Praca do Giraldo

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“central square”(21 reviews)
“people watch”(17 reviews)
“streets lead”(3 reviews)
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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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Evora 7000-508, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main tourist and local's area. Many upscale shops and great eateries. For New Year's Eve, a concert was help there. It is a nice place to eat and people watch.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank south6
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Lovely placa and a good point of reference to walk the streets of Evora. Lots of sidewalk cafes, street artists nd performers.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

If you are in Evora for a day, then this is the best place to sit and have lunch, enjoy the views and people watching, and get a feel for the city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike R
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This is the main squid Évora- the cafes etc are a great spot to sit and relax and enjoy coffee cakes beer wine or a meal and watch the world go by

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Johnd1961
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Want it or not, you'll pass through it if you visit Evora. I think it lost the appeal since it became a crowdy place for tourists to have a drink, coffee or whatever.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Lots of people, cafes and a friendly feel. Nice place to chill out and watch the world go by. The only problem is the smokers....trying to dodge them is impossible as they sit down and light up. By aware also that it is more expensive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tracey011
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

The square is surrounded by shops and restaurants. Great place to sit and have a drink and people watch.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a glass of chilled white wine after a very hot walk around the town. The server was working alone and clearly overworked, but we managed to get our order in and were soon enjoying a huge glass of house wine for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bctovegas
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

What a great place for a coffee, pastries or light lunch. Enough variety of places and quiet, yet lively enough atmosphere. Probably as very little car traffic

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MarioB495
Reviewed September 23, 2018

You don't have to make a point of visiting lt as eventually you'll get there as all the main streets seem to lead up to it. It has some interesting buildings and colonnades but it was clogged with traffic whenever we passed through and was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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