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very interesting

i did a walking tour with a guide from Elvas. guia Jose Albino Ribeiro. very good. the walking... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
paulus70
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Lisbon, Portugal
Go at night!

This plaza was easy to find, even without a map (during tourist season), we just followed the... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Sharonisawesome
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Portland, Oregon
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10 Apr 2018
“very interesting”
29 Nov 2017
“Go at night!”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This an unusual and interesting square. But it is empty, literally, except for a restaurant that comes to life at lunchtime and the evening. Just a few metres away is the Tourist Information Centre. Apart from an excellent man there who knows a lt there...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

All buildings in the plaza have been restored. Several restaurants and souvenir shops to choose from.

Thank Harvey38
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We sat enjoying a glass of wine I a very pleasant bar. All of a sudden the music and light show started. A special evening was made even better. A must.

Thank Eat_Drink_Sleep_EDS
Reviewed 10 April 2018

i did a walking tour with a guide from Elvas. guia Jose Albino Ribeiro. very good. the walking tour of the city is great.

Thank paulus70
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This used to be the main square of Badajoz, it's been restored and modernized to end up like this test tube experiment gone wrong. The restored parts look so new they seem almost fake. The modern buildings (incorporating old-style leftovers) are al excessive and in...More

Thank HJteK
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This plaza was easy to find, even without a map (during tourist season), we just followed the trickle of people and whisper of music. We arrived near dusk and it was truly enjoyable. Cafes are available for a treat or something to eat, there was...More

2  Thank Sharonisawesome
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We visited during some Arabian Festival and the square was filled with incense and oils and leather boots and other objects you might relate to the Arabian Nights and that most hippies use. The buildings that in fact surround the square are extremely pretty.

Thank Antoniodiaspaiva
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Right next to the Alcazaba and Tourist Office. The paint used is a little different than most plazas in Spain. There are a few eateries and shops there, but was not busy the few times I walked through.

Thank south6
Reviewed 17 June 2017

It is a nice place to visit for the architecture, however, it isn't really a centre of city life. I think it is an area that was once run-down and they are trying to bring it back to life

1  Thank Chileice
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

When we visited this colorful plaza around lunchtime it was rather abandoned, with only two terraces open serving only a few guests. It has a lot of potential though for more lively entertainment, although many of the buildings surrounding the square seems to be apartments,...More

1  Thank 960maartenr
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