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Praca da Republica, Braga 4710-305, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A nice large open air park in the middle of the historic city. Most streets are narrow but the Praça is wide and open with gardens and fountains. It makes a good place to meet. ave da Liberdade à main thoroughfare and shopping streets begins...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 4 days ago

Its a nice place for people watching! Can enjoy the fountain and watch the people pass by, there are lots of shops around too! When we visited during the holiday season, there were lots of little shops put up and was fun going through them!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kalindi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful lovely place to admire the wonderful fountain and the stunning surroundings of the historic buildings. A natural spot to stop and have lunch or a drink and plan for the rest of the day or just enjoy the lovely views, really well kept,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank adaniels83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really great place to enjoy the city and a great view of Avenida de Liberdade Plenty of restaurants nearby to take in the atmosphere of the city

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tudor_zania
Reviewed 6 February 2019

This is an impressive Plaza. It is pedestrianised with a long avenue with flower beds in the centre leading you to the top. There are shops and cafes on both sides of the street and beautiful buildings on the Plaza itself. When we were there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

After visiting Braga, needed to take a quick break and catch a quick bite. Very nice fountain and Praca da Republica is the main center square of Braga. Nice relaxing place just to chill and relax for a moment!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LL517LL
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful square with some interesting buildings surrounding it. Since it’s wide open, you can easily see each part of old town as most of the streets lead here

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarioB495
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

A nice entryway from the square as a drop off location. You can use McDonalds as a pit stop. The fountain is a fun distraction. No need to linger if you want food or drinks.there are many choices as you approach the church just a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PtownCraig
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Praça da República is the main square of the city and houses some historical buildings and a pretty fountain. 2 emblematic restaurants overlook the fountain - read my review of Astoria. It's a nice location if you're into people-watching but if you're looking for places...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chiew_Pang
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Some of the water games are always closed and having a McDonald's right at the center of the avenue it's kind of a let down for such an historical city

Date of experience: September 2018
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