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This historic part of Funchal is near the bus terminus, cruise port and cable car station - fortunately a ship wasn’t berthed when we visited as it would no doubt feel extremely crowded. It’s very pleasant walking along the narrow cobbled streets or sitting outside...More
Just wander through the maze of streets and each one will reveal something beautiful and interesting - plenty of lovely restaurants and bars for a bite to eat and a cooling drink. The artists have really made this place so interesting from the painted doors...More
I think if it’s a hot day I could be a bit busy.
Nice area to walk around and see the old building and history
Plenty of places to eat and drink
I did enjoy looking at the artwork on the doors and windows
Head to the Mercado dos lavradores for flowers, fruit and fish and Rua de Santa Maria with its funky cafes and restaurants and street art project. Watch out however for the dodgy Rua L. Coehlo area - we were looking for the Armazem do Mercado...More