Praça da República

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Tavira , Portugal
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For centuries this sociable town square on the riverfront served as promenade and marketplace, where slaves were traded along with less ignominious commodities such as fish and fruit. The market moved to Jardim do Coreto in 1887 to improve hygiene, only moving again in 2000 to a new riverside location 500m west of here (held mornings from Monday to Saturday).