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Porta da Senhora da Piedade (Porta da Vila)

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Most beautiful and well preserved entrance to a wonderful town where history is present all around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
Amazing entrance to the city.

Covered in blue and white glazed earthenware Azulejo tiles in a style called called Niche... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Ray H
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Obidos, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most beautiful and well preserved entrance to a wonderful town where history is present all around. Many times to make it even more enchanting, musicians will be playing in addition to the atmosphere!

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Covered in blue and white glazed earthenware Azulejo tiles in a style called called Niche Faïencéein the 18th century the upper part of the entrance is a Chapel to beautiful tiled chapel, the tiles depict the passion of Christ while the frieze on the stucco(?)...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 5 August 2018

One really gets the impression of a formal entryway. Although some of the tiles were lost in the earthquake - a few of them remain near the top. The traditional musicians were a nice touch.

Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This is a nicely tiled entranceway as you enter the old town thru its gate. The tilework on top is very nice, and there are usually musicians performing in the entranceway.

Thank alikarim
Reviewed 25 July 2018

As you enter the village, you will pass through a gate like structure, you need to turn back to actually see this beautiful tilework on the top part.

Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

A beautiful entrance to the castle at Obidos, and certainly makes you want to stop a while and look. We visited the castle in three occasions during our holiday and each time musicians were playing traditional music under this “dome”. Certainly worth stopping to take...More

Thank Sirenita123
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I wouldn't call it an attraction in itself. But it's within the entrance gate to the walled city of Obidos. It's worth stopping for an extra look, and there were organised buskers playing right below. One pair of drum players as we entered, and a...More

Thank Thomas2000040
Reviewed 28 June 2018

The main picture on the profile is well lit; it is not this bright first thing in the morning. It is a beautiful arch and tiles, but you will pass through it in a minute.

Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Passing through this gate gives you a sense of stepping into the past. The combination of security for the walled village the gate would have provided with the artistry of the tiles dedicated to Mary gives a sense of how people lived and what was...More

Thank FWontheroad
Reviewed 9 June 2018

As soon as you pass through this gate, you find yourself in the middle of a miracle.The city of Obidos with its narrow streets, little shops, colorful crockery and the monumental castle overlooking the entire area make you feel like the hero of a fairytale.

Thank Yelena O
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