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Praça da Batalha
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Address: Praça da Batalha, 4049-028 Porto
On the southwest corner of the square was located the Porta do Cimo de Vila on the Fernando Wall. In the eighteenth century, the area underwent major transformations, and the wall was demolished.
On the eastern side of the square we can see ...
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Rua de São Miguel
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Address: Rua de São Miguel, 4050-559 Porto
The street of São Miguel constituted one of the main streets of Judiaria Nova do Olival (Olival New Jewish quarter), constructed in 1386 upon order of king D. João I. In the corner with Rua de São Bento da Vitória, under number 4, there is the C ...
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Rua das Flores
Rua das Flores
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Address: Rua das Flores, 4050-262 Porto
The street called Rua de Santa Catarina das Flores was built in 1521 by order of King Manuel. This street, which was completed during a period of economic prosperity and urban expansion, attracted the city's aristocracy who took up residence her ...
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Praça da Ribeira
Praça da Ribeira
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Address: Praça da Ribeira, 4050-513 Porto
Cited already in 1389 as being of medieval origin, this square is thought to be one of the oldest in the city. A busy commercial centre, with tents serving as shops and a fish market, it came to the attention of João de Almada e Melo who set out ...
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Infante D. Henrique Square
Infante D. Henrique Square
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Address: Rua do Infante Dom Henrique, 4050-298 Porto
Existing since 1885, this square is surrounded by Mercado Ferreira Borges and Palácio da Bolsa, located in the historical center.
Here, there is a small garden, under which an underground car park was built and a Monument to the Infante D. ...
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Pena Garden
Pena Garden
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Address: Travessa da Pena , 4150-609 Porto
A recent addition to the city that is located right next to Campo Alegre. It is part of the 'Romantic Trails'; a group of walks located along the Massarelos Valley and set up by the city as part of the Porto European City of Culture celebratio ...
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Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square
Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square
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Address: Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque , 4100-357 Porto
Located at the famous Rotunda da Boavista (roundabout), it stretches out around the imposing "Tribute Monument to the Heroes of the Peninsular War' which stands in its centre, designed by Marques da Silva. In the garden surrounding the monume ...
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Largo da Maternidade Júlio Dinis Garden
Largo da Maternidade Júlio Dinis Garden
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Address: Largo da Maternidade Júlio Dinis, 4050-371 Porto
Small green space, which differs somewhat from its original format (a triangular format) and which has its drinking fountain dating back to 1894. It offers an area for sitting, inviting you to appreciate life on the square.
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Gardens of Palácio de Cristal
Gardens of Palácio de Cristal
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Address: Rua de D. Manuel II, 4050-346 Porto
The Romantic Gardens of Palácio de Cristal occupy an area of 8 hectares in Porto's centre and they were designed in the 19th century by the German landscape architect Émille David, in the context of constructing the building of Palácio de Crista ...
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Teófilo Braga Garden
Teófilo Braga Garden
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Address: Praça da República , 4099-037 Porto
Built in 1915-1916, it is a rectangular garden, surrounded by lime trees and American oaks. The grassed lawns surround the symmetrically planted palm trees and blackthorn with purple foliage. Adorning the garden we have several sculptures: ...
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