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11 May 2019
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11 May 2019
“New gate”
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Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel 41, Faro 8000-250, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 May 2019

Faro is a small town all the attractions near each other, this is an entrance into the old town near the sea. Nice for a walk, the only thing I noticed there was a lots of graffiti all over Faro, too bad that people destroy...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pavla2013
Reviewed 11 May 2019

Originally there were only two gates into the city and when this third gate was added by the fishermen it was called the new gate. Not as ornate or photogenic as the Arco da Vila it leads to the jetty where you can catch the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

This was the second gate that we came across during a walk which we took that circled Faro Walls. Portas do Mar is also known as 'Sea Gate' or 'New Gate' and is simply another entrance to the 'Old Town'. This one is located at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

It's another entrance to the old cit, No more no less, again, as the old centre is not that big, a quick visit can easily be integrated.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank GuppeC
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Another entrance leading into the old town, nothing much to see and not as interesting as other gates.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Portas do Mar is an old entrance from the sea into the old town dating originally from the Moorish period. Next to it is where you can book boat trips through the various kiosks set up there.

Date of experience: April 2017
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