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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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You will pass the gate near the town hall anyways. It's beautiful, as is the whole city. If you are on Sao Miguel you should definitely see it.

Thank PeruTraveler2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing outdoor full city party for summer nights. Everybody dressed with with clothes on a nice and enjoyable summer walk with music everywhere.

Thank Rui M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy place with very pretty cobbled streets and not very hilly at all. Lovely architecture Similar to the Island of La Palma but busier and bigger and not as pretty. Difficult to find restaurants as signage not great and lots of places in what look...More

Thank carse66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These city gates of Ponta Delgada are very beautiful and the square is very nice. It is really a highligt of a beautiful city - and best of all it is free.

Thank Thyrus2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a beautiful square, the old side of town has many gems to offer just stroll through the small streets . Simply sitting in one of the many cafe's and enjoing on one hand the sight of the cathedral and oposite the beautiful ocean...More

Thank Kim d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gates of Ponta Delgada are beautiful and welcoming. The city is beautiful with its black and painted white lava bricks which are laid out beautiful patterns throughout the Island.

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gates are the highlights of Ponta Delgada so go see them for sure. It's a busy place so make sure to see all the sights there.

Thank Nelia M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

One of our favorite things in Ponta Delgada was seeing all the old architecture. Lots of things to see within walking distance of the portas da cidade. We were there during the festa do Espírito Santo which made it even more special.

1  Thank Elisa F
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Pretty much every postcard from Ponta Delgada has this item. Right off the bat it's a pretty location to visit and very central to shops, next to an iconic church, and right by a scenic waterfront boulevard. What made it particularly interesting was finding out...More

Thank TripleTransAm
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The Portas da Cidade (Gates to the City), the historical entrance to the village of Ponta Delgada. Ponta Delgada's iconic landmarks from 1783. The city center was originally part of a defense wall and has now become a symbol of the city. It was originally...More

2  Thank springbank
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