Buildings and spaces at Varzea Grande in Tomar

This is Varzea Grande in Tomar, officially known as Largo 5 de Outuburo. This is an area of the town that hasn’t changed much over the years and it has been the stage of historical events, military parades and lately it’s been the space used for fairs and events, especially the Santa Iria Showgrounds, which is organized every year in the month of September. It is here right in the middle of Varzea Grande that an historical column was built when King Felipe III of Spain and Portugal, gave the ownership of this space to the people of Tomar, against the wishes of the Order of Christ.

Green area at Varzea Grande in the City of Tomar in Portugal

This area of Varzea Grande is close to a former military base in Tomar and near the Statue of the Unknown Soldier who died in the World War I

 

Empty space at Varzea Grande in the City of Tomar in Portugal

This large spaces at Varzea Grande in the City of Tomar, have been the place for historical events, military parades and other events like the Santa Iria Showgrounds

 

Empty space at Varzea Grande in Tomar

Varzea Grande also known as Largo 5 de Outubro is a space also used for parking, given that it's rather difficult to find a parking spot in town, especially in the old areas of the city

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