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Address: Praca Goncalo Velho, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-063, Portugal
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Pretty center of town

This is a pretty center of the town. It looks especially nice in the evening when the arches are lit up. The church is very beautiful as well.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saco, Maine
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Bucharest, Romania
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice area, in the middle of the city, very specific, open area, good for pictures all the day and night

Thank elenaradu2016
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can't miss this as you walk round the town. Good photo opportunity and place to start your explorations.

Thank Timski4u
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Typical architectural style. very well preserved and attractive. The surrounding area has everything you may need.

Thank Ana M
Saco, Maine
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a pretty center of the town. It looks especially nice in the evening when the arches are lit up. The church is very beautiful as well.

Thank bethh533
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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92 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was Underwhelmed by the old downtown and city gates. Some of the old churches and building are interesting, but overall this was not a charming or beautiful place.

Thank JoDoShep
Geneva, Switzerland
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to walk around with beautiful "portals". A good starting point to walk around the city.

Thank SwissGreg
Braga, Portugal
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I was exploring Ponta Delgada by foot, Portas da Cidade is a wonderful welcoming gateway to this beautiful capital! Very special and unique to my eyes!

Thank musicanaalma
Stratford, Canada
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371 reviews
181 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The "doors to the city" are pretty much depicted on anything to do with Sao Miguel and has become their "monument"

Thank Mike R
Porto, Portugal
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46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is the city center, it has everything and still is so quiet. Just hang around here for a few minutes and wander around. There is much to see.

Thank viviana4ver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

You really can feel some history around you. This gate was move stone by stone ages ago and put in middle of this square. This mais gate was located as the entrance of this city thru the sea. All people who arrived by boat had to pass by thru this gates. The location of this gate now it's surrounded by... More 

Thank Fla M

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