Monument to the Heroes of the Peninsular Wars

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  • Statues & Sculptures
  • Statues, Sculptures,
  • Address: Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque, Porto
  • Cost: Free(-)
  • Created by Marques da Silva, Maria José Marques da Silva, Henrique Moreira, Sousa Caldas and Alves de Sousa, this monument was inaugurated in 1951. It is a historical expression of sculptural architecture of magnificent splendour. It's made up of an obelisk and several other sculptures with the symbolic figures of the Eagle (representing Napoleon's army) and of the Lion (allusive to the invincible mind of the Portuguese people).
  • GPS: 41.157913656968, -8.6291384696961
  • Nearest Wi-fi/hotspot: Wifi Porto Digital - Casa da Música, Casa da Música and Praça Mousinho de Albuquerque
  • Bus: STCP - 201, STCP - 202, STCP - 203, STCP - 204, STCP - 208, STCP - 302, STCP - 303, STCP - 402, STCP - 501, STCP - 502, STCP - 503, STCP - 504, STCP - 507, STCP - 508, STCP - 601, STCP - 704, STCP - 803, STCP - 902, STCP - 903, STCP - 907, STCP - ZL, STCP - ZM, STCP - 13M, STCP - 209
  • Sightseeing Tours: City Sightseeing Portugal - Red Line; Yellow bus - Historical Porto, Porto Castles

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