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Town Hall of Angra do Heroismo

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Surprisingly interesting.

Well worth a short visit as it is free and open. An impressive building inside and out, with a lot... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
David B
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Amazing they let you roam around unescorted here

We were pleasantly surprised that we could just roam around with no escorts to check out this... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Regina C
Irvine, California
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Angra has had three city halls. The first city hall had a small square in front. Later, the trade from India and the importance of the city led to the construction of a larger square and a new building with lateral staircases, a portico with...more
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Praca Velha, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9701-857, Portugal
+351 295 401 700
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Well worth a short visit as it is free and open. An impressive building inside and out, with a lot of history and some fascinating artefacts. A local guide is helpful to tell the stories ans there are no information boards, etc.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The City Center of Angra do Heroismo overlooking the main square. We didn't enter the building but it seems you can do that.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cristina_Hugo
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We were pleasantly surprised that we could just roam around with no escorts to check out this place. It was unexpectedly interesting, although it would have been more so if we had some more context about what we were looking at.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Regina C
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Followed a parade of Santa’s, wisemen and nativity characters down the towns Main Street to the town square where the town hall sits at one end. The square was bordered with wooden booths for the sale of local fare and baked goods for various civic...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Gavin F
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This city center is unique in the Azores and probably in the entire of Portugal. Perfectly maintained and painted ancient houses, beautiful churches, a true festival for the eyes. No wonder it is listed as one of the top places to visit in the Azores...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

The town hall is definitely worth a visit during your stay in Terceira. A half hour is more than enough to see the 2 floors of the building,and it offers some history of the island. It borders one side of Praca de Velha and is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Great to visit the various rooms. Interesting portrayals of shields for the Azores and specific islands.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sundancer93003
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My husband and I visited Angra do Heroismo recently and happened upon the city hall while exploring.. the architecture is quite impressive with a beautiful front staircase and impressive meeting rooms. We found it quite interesting

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sinaigirl
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Interesting to see living history. Beautiful building with elegant meeting spaces for city government that are still being used!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Cyndi P
Reviewed 17 March 2017

As we entered the building, we were greeted by the receptionist who invited us to venture further and go upstairs to explore. Immediately all lighting was switched on so that we could admire all the noble áreas, chandeliers and furnishings. Beautiful decor everywhere, that is...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank WideawakeMalaga
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