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Praca da Batalha is a public space with no particular beauty apart from the fact there are several shops around it, including cafes and the like. There are office blocks and there are seats for people to have a rest. We came by here while...More
Batalha means a battle and the square got its name from a big battle happening just here in the 10th century.
Today Batalha Square is a busy square surrounded by restaurants and hotels. The most interesting sights are Sao Joao National Theatre, Santo Ildefonso church,...More
We heard that this was something that should be visited, so we put it on our Porto itinerary. After a long walk, we finally got there, and were rather disappointed. There's some statue there, but not much else to see. What was nice was a...More
We loved the Praca de Batalha. It was very atmospheric and vibrant! The trams' terminus was very close and it seemed to be a major transportation hub. There were hotels ringing the Praca and some wonderful public buildings!
Batalha Square near to Victoria shopping street is a public square with hotels, cafes, theatre and statues around. It is a central hub for tourists and local. Worth to spend an hour to tour around the area and take some snapshots on the surrounding.