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Praça da Figueira: the old commerce square transformed into a base for hotels and alojamento local | A Mensagem (PT)

“What we experience in Praça da Figueira is a little like what we experience throughout Baixa Pombalina: the replacement of commerce by hotels and tourist developments. A process that began in 2012,” businessman António Moura tells A Mensagem.

The magazine article has some good interviews with some of the remaining businesses and photos of the praça through the ages, too.

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