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  • Romam Temple of Diana (Evora, Portugal)
    Romam Temple of Diana (Evora, Portugal)
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  • O Recinto Megalítico dos Almendres (Portugal)
    O Recinto Megalítico dos Almendres...
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  • Local Tourist Office - Évora
    Local Tourist Office - Évora
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  • 1. Street scenes

    In the old jewish district of the town. This street has at leat 2 restaurants, pizza take away, handicraft shop from India and Morocco. This street goes all the way up to the main square Praça do...

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  • 2. Cathedral

    Just a few extra views and thoughts on Evora's Se. In the first photo you can see Zohara pointing upwards at a doorway in the middle of a wall, yes a doorway. Doorway to where, well your guess is as...

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  • 3. General Information

    The Local Tourist Office is located at: Praça do Giraldo 73 - 7000-508 Évora Tel: +351-26-6702671 Business hours: Summer: 9AM - 7 PM Winter: 9AM - 6PM USEFUL LINKS: Evora council

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  • 4. Praça do Giraldo Main Square

    Praca do Giraldo. With a public arcade on one side, this square acts as a kind of city forum, enlivened by its welcoming and friendly pavement cafés and with a beautiful sixteenth-century marble...

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  • 5. Convents

    While visiting the Temple to Diana we passed by the Convento dos Loios and decided to visit there also. As you can see it has a nice decorative entrance arch with some statuary and inscriptions,...

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  • 6. Cromeleques dos Almedres

    This monument is located 5 kilometers from Évora. You can just rent a bike and go there, everyone does. Located on the road to Montemor-o-Novo. Turn left to Guadalupe and go straight ahead until you...

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  • 7. Water Aqueducts

    Due to the lack of water inside the old town city walls, D. Joao III, in the XVI century, order to build the aqueduct. It's 18km (59055 feet) long spreding it's monumental apearence all over town....

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  • 8. Portas de Moura Square

    Just outside the old city of Evora is the Largo da Porta de Moura. In the center is the marble fountain you can see here. We found it a nice cool place to sit on the marble sides, dip our hands in the...

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  • 9. Castle walls

    Évora is one of my favourite cities in Portugal. It is not that far from Lisbon and access is good (highway) so we often use it as a weekend getaway or simply to do a pleasant daytrip with friends,...

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  • 10. Gardens

    I traveled to Évora on one of the hottest days of the year, mid-August, when temperatures rose in the Alentejo over 110 degrees F. I was shocked to see that even amidst the dry, desert climate,...

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  • 11. Windows

    This street belongs to the area of the old jewish quarter in Évora near the main square. Goes all the wa up from the Hotel of Cartuxa to the Main square. If you're comming for the first time to town...

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  • 12. Churches

    The most notable feature on the façade is the porch with its arches built in different styles, both pointed and horseshoe, a typical example of the “marriage” between the Gothic and Moorish styles...

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  • 13. Chapels

    This is a perfect spot to watch portuguese late gothic style of mudejar. Portuguese late gothic style had to branches: mudejar with arab influences which also appeard in southern Spain of course, and...

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  • 14. Roman Temple

    Templo de Diana. wonderful place to visit. pure history being seen by your eyes. Its amazing how a thing build so long ago is still up in such a place. People usually go up the temple even with a sign...

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  • 15. Street Lamps

    ah. you could make a book only about lamps in Evora. Actually about almost every cit in Portugal. Evora has wonderful lamps, comming from the renaissance period (adapted to eletric of course) and many...

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  • 19. General Info

    * Tourist OfficePraça de Giraldo- Tel.: (+351) 26 677 70 71 - E. mail: rtevora@mail.telepac.pt* Internet:- www.visitevora.pt- www.cm-evora.pt (City Hall)-...

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  • 20. The Weather in Evora

    If you want to check the Weather in Evora, click here or here.

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  • 21. Alentejo Wine

    Alentejo wine is nothing spectacular, but it is a great wine to drink. I would have to say it's equivalent to getting 'house wine'. For me that means especially...

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  • 22. Cork Trees

    The Alentejo plain is a great place to see cork trees. It's so interesting to see the numbers printed on the bark. Every nine years the bark can be peeled off...

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  • 23. Sociedade Harmonia Eborense Card Room

    This is one of the only places you can gamble with cards. Located on the number 72 of the main square aside of the turism office.

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