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Praça Rodrigues Lobo

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Praça Rodrigues Lobo
2400, Leiria

Leiria

This is the heart of the city, filled with beautiful buildings, stores and several esplanades placed under the cinquentist arcades. Here you can sometimes find street animation and open air activities.

Passeio do Rio Lis

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Leiria
2400, Leiria

Leiria

The Lis River embraces the city that expands up to the hillock where you’ll find the splendorous Leiria Castle, at 113m of altitude. The shore of the river is a resting and walking place seeked on sunny days. Starting from Luis de Camões garden, where you find the Tourism Post, and following the course of the Lis River, which determined the expansion of the city, you will find the Heróis de Angola Avenue that leads you to a commercial area where you might find the most recent novelties on fashion. After going through the Cine-Theatre José Lúcio da Silva, the …

Comércio Tradicional de Leiria

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Leiria
2400, Leiria

Leiria

This tour begins in the Luís de Camões Garden, where you can find a Tourism Office. Cross the 5 de Outubro Street and enter the Rodrigues Lobo Square. This is the centre of the city, the ideal place to relax under the cinquentist arcades animated by pleasant esplanades. In one of the corners, the statue of the poet Rodrigues Lobo (1579-1621) points out the right direction. Follow through the Miguel Bombarda Street and notice the Misericórdia Church, built on an ancient synagogue. Nearby is the Barão de Viamonte Street, former Direita Street, which marks the axle of this ancient quarter, …

Visita guiada pelo Castelo de Leiria

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Castelo
2400, Leiria

Leiria

When you enter in Leiria you can’t avoid noticing the castle that, from the top, seems to welcome those coming into the city. Conquered to the Moors in 1135, by D. Afonso Henriques, the castle passed, for many years, from hand to hand between Moors and Christians. In 1190, D. Sancho I ordered its reconstruction. Later in 1325 D. Dinis orders the construction of the Torre de Menagem that, nowadays, shelters a museological nucleus, where you will get to know the castle activity in past times. It was also by D. Dinis order that the Nossa Senhora da Pena Church …

Compras em Leiria

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Largo de Santana
2400, Leiria

Leiria

One of the areas you must not loose to go shopping is right at the heart of town, where the old market of Santana rises, now recovered, and where good commerce, modern esplanades and cultural spaces are condensed.Also in Rodrigues Lobo Square and at the 5 de Outubro Plaza, which communicate between them, the visitor will find esplanades and small commerce, under the centenary arcades.