Praça da República - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
This panorama was taken at the Republic Square in the S. Joao da Pesqueira historic center.
Praça da República - FURTHER INFORMATION
Praça da República - S. João da Pesqueira visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Praça da República' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro.
The Republic Square is located in the Historic Center of S. João da Pesqueira, in which where one can contemplate a harmonious set of historical recovered level facades and flooring. We can highlight the Chapel of Mercy with a Baroque façade covered with two tile panels representing Christ and the Samaritan woman and Christ curing a sick man.
This monument was private of the family illustrious D. Luis Alvares de Távora, lord of the village, which later offered to the Mercy site.
Another attraction is also the Arch, Clock Tower and Arcade of the XVIII century built sent by Queen D. Mary I in 1794 which served as market in other times, which can be observed in this panorama.
Praça da República
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
S. João da Pesqueira, is about 170km from Porto
Flight: Porto International Airport ( Sá Carneiro).
Road: A4, IP4, N101 e N222