Within medieval walls, the picturesque Cidade Velha consists of winding, peaceful cobbled streets and squares, reconstructed in a...
Housed within the walls of the Cidade Velha, the sé was completed in 1251, on what was probably the site of a Roman temple, then a...
Taverna da Sé
This small in-crowd taverna in the old town comes alive at night. There are some outdoor tables in its very quaint square.
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Facing the cathedral is the 18th-century Paço Episcopal (no longer open to visitors), with a pointy roof and an exterior finished in multicoloured azulejos (hand-painted tiles); it’s the successor to the previous Episcopal dwelling trashed by British troops in 1596. At the southern end of the Largo da Sé is a small 15th-century town gate, the Arco da Porta Nova , leading to the ferry pier.