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Jan 24, 2019
“Colonial style buiding”
May 28, 2018
“Striking architecture overlooking the main square on the Plateau”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
R. Serpa Pinto | Praca Alexandre Albuquerque, Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde
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Reviewed January 24, 2019

City Hall right in the centre of the plateau is a striking building of Portuguese architectural style. It overlooks the main square and is one of several imposing buildings in Praia.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank simply-peregrinating
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Unfortunately a little too obscured/hard to get a decent wideshot for photos of the building alone, since the colour and design deserve it, but still worth a look.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank phutty
Reviewed November 27, 2017

The City Hall is one of the most important buildings in the Plateau, in the portuguese colonial architectural style.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank GiselaB
Reviewed June 4, 2016

Faces a busy street, but if walking it is also in front of a beautiful restful park with vendors of everything from coco water to candy and ice cream. There is street parking around and just a short walk around the corner is the President's...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Juliet R
Reviewed April 26, 2016

A wonderful tour and sadly on our return a month later there was not time to do this tour again. The hour long tour in the town and the remaining time showing us the countryside and Banana Road with its lovely little cottages and banana...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Bess H
Reviewed March 22, 2016

The City Hall is located at the top of a hill, with a very nice square in front of it. It has shops close by and lot's of places to eat something. Very close by there is a pedestrian street full of restaurants. Very nice.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank antonioVBoas
Reviewed March 11, 2016

For a building that is nearly 100 years old it has been nicely maintained. It is located just off an open square, and is open to the public. Our guide told us that it is now largely used for meetings and workshops.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed February 15, 2016

The Praia city hall is located in the main square. One can visit the interior. Salao Nobre, the hall where city elders meet, merits a brief visit. The outside staircase is very interesting. The highlight was an exhibition of photographs capturing the most beautiful and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Jiri P
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Praia's City Hall was built in the 1920s and overlooks Albuquerque Square. The building caught our attention because of its beautiful colonial era design. The front door was open so we stepped in. We were surprised to find information pamphlets on a table inside the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank patrickmeyer
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