Old street lamps in Tomar

There is a story about an old street lamp, written by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. It’s about an old street lamp which performed its duty for a long time in an old street, but is about to be discarded to be replaced by a more modern one. Well that doesn’t seem to happen in the historical areas of Tomar. Yes there are modern street lamps in more modern areas of the city, but not in the medieval part of the town.

Old street lamp at Mouchão Park in the City of Tomar in Portugal

This is an old street lamp located at the island of Mouchão in Tomar. This is a beautiful area in and lamps are from those times

 

Old street lamps at Varzea Pequena in the City of Tomar in Portugal

Two old street lamps at the garden of Varzea Pequena in the City of Tomar, near Hotel dos Templários

 

Old street lamp near Santa Iria Inn in the City of Tomar

This old street lamp is located close to Santas Iria Inn in Tomar, also known in Portuguese as Estalagem de Santa iria

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