Rua Marquês de Tomar at Nabantina city in Portugal

The City of Tomar (Cidade de Tomar) is also know as the Nabantina City (Cidade Nabantina) derived from the name Nabância, which was the former name of Tomar more than a thousand years ago. In regard to this street, some people confuse the names Rua Marquês de Tomar with Rua Marquês de Pombal. The only things in common with these two streets is that they are in Tomar, not too far away from each other and both were named after two portuguese nobleman, thought one was more famous that the other. Anyway these photos are from Rua Marquês de Tomar, a street that runs alongside Nabão River and Mouchão Park and heads in the direction of Hotel dos Templários and Varzea Pequena, which is a beautiful garden with a 19th century bandstand.

Rua Marquês de Tomar near Nabão River in the City of Tomar in Portugal

Rua Marquês de Tomar running alongside Nabão River. On the right you also see Vieira Guimarães House and at some distance is the Old Bridge of Tomar which crosses to town to the other side

 

Rua Marquês de Tomar, near Mouchão Park in the City of Tomar in Portugal

A different view of Rua Marquês de Tomar. On the right is Mouchão Park and in the distance, also on the right, are the gardens of Varzea Pequena, near Hotel dos Templários

 

Rua Marquês de Tomar at Nabantina city in Portugal

Still Rua Marquês de Tomar in the City of Tomar. Nabão River is still visible and those white buildings in the distance are located at the more modern side of the town

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