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Praca do Giraldo

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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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
+351 266 777 071
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great spot in the centre of Evora to stop for a drink but the restaurants are probably some of the worst in town. Enjoy a beverage but don't eat here.

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I feel this is the centre of the historic town, and of course a must visit. Stroll around with the shops and restaurants around, or just people-watch.

Thank Basav_Roychoudhury
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We had some drinks here on the main square and walked around a little. It is nice but nothing special compared to all the other similar squares all over.

Thank Leo J
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

The Praça Do Giraldo is a pretty town square in Evora with many little side streets full of cute shops and restaurants. The surrounding building exhibit nice architectural details

Thank mccloy9
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a central square. It is not very impressive but it is worth a quick stop as most of the streets fan out from here.

Thank sotms
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place. Historic place. Lovely environment!! Very peaceful ! Plenty to see around this lovely square! Enjoy!

Thank Ricardobbb
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Small square typical of a small medieval town. Good to rest observing the buildings, the church, source and movement of people.

Thank Caio M
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

After visiting city centres like Coimbra, Porto this will be a disappointment. There definitely lots of side streets to meander and get lost on but there seemed to a lot of graffiti. Some sketchy characters as we were asked for money a few times. If...More

Thank BigDawg1975
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This is a non-interesting main town square. There is nothing going on here nor is it picture worthy.

Thank Citizens
Reviewed June 24, 2018

A typical town square with the requisite church, fountain, cafes, and shops. You can have a little food or a drink and watch the tourist file in, take their photos, and move on to more interesting sights. Nothing special here other than its history dating...More

Thank FWontheroad
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