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“Iconic and busy square”
25 Aug 2019
“A square”
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Batalha Square is an iconic square in Porto’s downtown.  According to the tradition/legend, the name Batalha comes from a 10th-century battle fought between the Moorish forces and the inhabitants of Porto, which were defeated. Nowadays it is a busy square, surrounded by restaurants and hotels,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed August 25, 2019

Praca da Batalha is a public space with no particular beauty apart from the fact there are several shops around it, including cafes and the like. There are office blocks and there are seats for people to have a rest. We came by here while...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed July 24, 2019

Batalha means a battle and the square got its name from a big battle happening just here in the 10th century. Today Batalha Square is a busy square surrounded by restaurants and hotels. The most interesting sights are Sao Joao National Theatre, Santo Ildefonso church,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This is a nice public Square, there is a large monument and a fountain, there are also plenty of restaurants and hotels in this area, The historic tram terminus is also nearby

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

We heard that this was something that should be visited, so we put it on our Porto itinerary. After a long walk, we finally got there, and were rather disappointed. There's some statue there, but not much else to see. What was nice was a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

We loved the Praca de Batalha. It was very atmospheric and vibrant! The trams' terminus was very close and it seemed to be a major transportation hub. There were hotels ringing the Praca and some wonderful public buildings!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Perry B
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Batalha Square near to Victoria shopping street is a public square with hotels, cafes, theatre and statues around. It is a central hub for tourists and local. Worth to spend an hour to tour around the area and take some snapshots on the surrounding.

Date of experience: October 2017
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