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Reviewed yesterday

Very good start for your visit of Cascais. Beach, Shops and restaurant around. The floor is amazing. ry good start for your visit of Cascais. Beach Shops and restaurant around. Great place to remember why October 5th is important !

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a busy hub of activity by the sea-side. Full of tourists and vibrantly lively. When I visited it, there was a static display of a jet fighter and a helicopter, probably a recruiting campaign for the Portuguese Navy. A bit random, but it...More

Thank Judy A
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were really lucky to end up in Cascais on the 5th of October. National Ce;lebrations for the era Portucal became a Republic (back in the 10's) so this beautiful square was the center of coure of all relevant celebrations. Army and the sea, concerts...More

Thank formaldehyde
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We loved walking through 5th of October Square several times during our stay in Cascais. The buildings and stone plaza is gorgeous and the area is busy with shops, restaurants and lots of tourist.

Thank SantosdeTejas
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Its just a small square. Wouldn’t make it a destination to go for;) you will walk pass it on your way to central anyway;)

Thank Skyhigh2440
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The square felt very central to the town - with stalls for the music festival and people about. The town museum gives a good and accesable history of Cascais

Thank Blinkbonnies
Reviewed 14 August 2018

A not very big square,placed in the centre of old town.Surrounded by old buildings and paved with black and white stones in a wave pattern.There are some restaurants and pubs.Very close from here is a nice beach.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 6 July 2018

When arriving in Cascais, this square is in the heart of the city, a large sidewalk. We can find restaurants and the Santinis gelateria there nearby.

Thank Cristinacarneiro
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This square is the central place of Cascais. The square is paved with Portuguese wavy pattern and a statue of the king Pedro I in the middle. The king has nicknames as the Just or the Cruel. Buildings are interesting because of the architecture and...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Ignore the Irish bars if you can and focus on the architecture, with some key municipal buildings and winding streets leading off and up into other corners of the old part of town. The tourist information centre doubles as a gift shop selling some quality...More

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