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Orense is a wonderful city located in the northwestern part of Spain. According to the 2010 census, the population of Orense reached 108.674 residents, thus making it the third largest city of Galicia. Just like many of the other Spanish cities, Orense was established by the Romans. The Romans found hot springs and built a resort around them. The springs can be seen even today. The 19th century brought about the development of the town's skyline. Architects started building houses in different heights and lengths in a same street. Nowadays, there are new parks, bridges, fountains, rotaries that make the city more beautiful and attractive.
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Old Town. Orense has three main parts: the medieval old town, the area of 19th century and the modern perimeter. The medieval quarter has narrow streets and tiny plazas. Once an area of a certain dilapidated charm the area is now undergoing renovation and is full of typical restaurants and bars. The Plaza Mayor is the center of city life with its arcaded shops and the simple, but beautiful Town Hall.
Orense Thermal Springs is a great place for relaxation, even in winter because the water is very hot and just right for a bath. There is a pathway on both sides of the river which links all the hot springs and you can walk or cycle. The venue has also got many restaurants, cafes and picnic areas. This is a great place to come, relax and splash around in the spring.
Casa do Pulpo is one of the best restaurants in Orense. Located dowtown, next to the Cathedral, the portions are delicious, the quality and prices are great. The menu is varied and has a dish for everybody. The restaurant has also got a fine selection of beverages, such as wine, beer and traditional Spanish beverages. From the hors-d'oeuvre to the dessert, everything is delicious and will amaze your taste buds.
Galileo Restaurant is another restaurant in Orense where tourists can benefit from a great fooding experience. The dining room is very intimate, the atmosphere is wonderful, the venue is lovely decorated and the food is exquisite. For people who appreciate the delicacy of the Spanish and international cuisine, this is the best place to come and have a great culinary experience.