Arco de Repouso
Convento de Nossa Senhora da Assunção
Next to the cathedral is the stately 16th-century Convento de Nossa Senhora da Assunção, now housing the Museu Municipal.
Faro’s domed and splendid 16th-century Renaissance Convento de Nossa Senhora da Assunção , in what was once the Jewish quarter, houses...
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...
Nestled in the history of the old town, this is a fun little bar that everybody's talking about.
Arco de Repouso information
Lonely Planet review
You can leave the Cidade Velha through the medieval Arco de Repouso (Gate of Rest) – apparently Afonso III, after taking Faro from the Moors, put his feet up and heard Mass nearby. Around the gateway are some of the town walls' oldest sections – Afonso III's improvements on the Moorish defences.