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Praca Goncalo Velho, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-063, Portugal
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Praca Goncalo Velho, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-063, Portugal
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"beautiful square"
in 6 reviews
"reference point"
in 3 reviews
"eighteenth century"
in 3 reviews
"city gate"
in 5 reviews
"photo opportunity"
in 5 reviews
"fall river"
in 3 reviews
"clock tower"
in 3 reviews
"main church"
in 4 reviews
"walk around"
in 3 reviews
"walking tour"
in 3 reviews
"take photos"
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"cruise ship"
in 5 reviews
"sao miguel"
in 11 reviews
"arches"
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"paths"
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"symbol"
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"monument"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few hours over our last two days on the island walking or taking the little tourist train around the capital, there are some older colonial buildings around the port, this view is a lovely old square directly opposite the port.

Thank clivemrm
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Personally I love this architecture a lot one can see everywhere in the islands! White walls decorated with brownish stones. A quick stop here to make some photos both during the daylight and the evening hours is highly recommended.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was fortunate to once again visit the downtown area of Ponta Delgada called the Portas da Cidade while on a Holland America cruise with friends. The area is simple beautiful and can't be missed if you are in port. The clock tower is one...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The city gates are located in the middle of Ponta Delgada. It's a nice site to visit while visiting the city, though the Azores have much more beautiful natural sites to offer.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Here is a set of beautiful city doors /gates. This seems to be the main stopping point for tourists. We were here during a cruise ship stay and there were a lot of people here. Later in the day, we could get a shot of...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

These beautiful "city doors" are situated right downtown with an open gateway to endless dining, shopping and beautiful architecture. Historical and beautiful.

Thank CatarinaCip
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Very beautiful place! Very good place to watch the sunset! Nice architectural group! Simple and ellegant!

Thank Tania P
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is the iconic structure for town where everyone takes a photo. Pretty square with cafes and restaurants around. Lovely.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The gates are not that much, but they are the historical entrance to the city. A lovely city with 3 cruise ships in port. Seems like another paradise lost.

Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Picturesque entry to the city from the harbor. Many small restaurants and shops nearby. Beautiful hand layed cobblestone.

Thank Steve G
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