Thousands visit Tomar to watch the main parade of the Festa dos Tabuleiros

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About 700 trays were carried at the women’s heads, fulfilling the tradition.

Thousands of people waited for hours in the streets of Tomar to see the main parade go by, the high moment of the traditional Festa dos Tabuleiros (Feast of Trays), which took place this Sunday afternoon, July 9. About 700 trays were carried on the heads of the women that, together with their pairs, fulfilled the tradition. The procession went through several streets of downtown Tomar and finished in Praça da República, near the town hall building. The Festa dos Tabuleiros is Tomar’s main festival and takes place every four years.

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