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Medieval Arcades of Evora

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Medieval Arcades of Evora

Nice spot to take a stroll with many coffee and souvenir shops to visit and many seating options... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
Riverview, Canada
Interesting architecture

The arcades comprise one side of the square. The architecture is interesting. There are plenty of... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Centro Historico | Praça do Giraldo, Evora 7000-092, Portugal
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

Nice spot to take a stroll with many coffee and souvenir shops to visit and many seating options (inside and out) if you decide it's time to take a break and enjoy a coffee, located on one side of the town square in historic Evora.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

The arcades comprise one side of the square. The architecture is interesting. There are plenty of shops within the arches.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Beautiful stone archades with coffee shops and boutiques. Lots of souvenirs for those who love shopping.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Lining one side of the Giraldo Square are the medieval stone arches and arcade. They are a great reminder of the history of the square and importance of Evora over the centuries.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

The Evora Arcades are well preserved and do remind those in Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Stone used are different but the design is similar

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Manuel P
Reviewed May 17, 2018

The heart of Evora is Praça do Giraldo and it is surrounded by the arcade which houses many shops including a number of high end men's and women's clothing retailers. It's a great place to take a stroll and pick up a souvenir of your...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

The highly popular Giraldo Square in Evora is lined with lovely stone arcades that go back to medieval times. They make a great protector from intense sun as well as from rain and showers and merchants take advantage by putting out chairs and tables for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

We were near the main square and the rain was continuing. It was really helpful to have the coverage of the arcades to protect us from the weather. We were able to check our map and notes and keep them dry as well as browse...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

A charming feature of the center square with some shopping and cafes involved, in the center of things, a lot nearby.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

They are an interesting architectural element particularly where they bound Praça do Giraldo. They provide shelter, and contain some nice shops and cafes.

Date of experience: September 2017
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