Praia: Guided City Sightseeing Tour

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Explore the political and economic center of Cape Verde on a guided tour. Discover the main pedestrian street, 19th-century colonial buildings, military barracks, markets, and the president's palace.


  • Discover the reasons that made this city the capital of the country
  • Listen to histories about the Independence of Cape Verde
  • Explore the most populous city in Cape Verde and discover its insights
  • Discover Cape Verde from the point of view of the locals


One of the 'must to do' by visiting Santiago island and you can't miss it. A very pleasant tour that starts at Cruzeiro (cross) located at the old fortress just behind the main Catholic church in city center of Plateau. - Independence Painting Cape Verde suffered for almost 500 years of colonization and slavery until 1975, learn here about the main political and social factors that marked the independence of this nation. - Jaime Mota military barracks One of the oldest buildings in Plateau, located next to Cruzeiro and presidential palace, it represents the political and military influence of the colonial time that governed the city, and even today the military barracks witness the national military system. - Diogo Gomes statue The history of the discoveries of Cape Verde and its characters are summarized in this statue of Diogo Gomes located in a prominent place in the city. - President's Palace One of the most significant symbols of the political power of the colonial era that stands out for its architecture and design. This construction dates back to medieval European times. - Main Church The entire history of the faith of the people of Cape Verde and their beliefs are represented by central church located in the city center, even today about 77% of the Cape Verdean nation attends the Catholic religion. - African Market For sure you cannot miss the fruit and vegetable market, with its bright and attractive colors, a typical African market where city dwellers look for their ingredients to make their traditional Cape Verde dishes.


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