Estatua de Vimara Peres, Porto

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  • The statue that is very close to the Cathedral, was made in bronze and placed on a stone pedestal in 1968, in honor of Count Vimara Peres, of Galician origin, and which conquered the city of Porto the Muslims in the year 868.
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  • You can find this equestrian statue next to the Se Cathedral. Vimara Peres was a ninth-century nobleman from the Kingdom of Asturias. In 868, Vimara Peres was named the Count of Portugal by King Alfon...  more »
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  • The statue fits well in front of the cathedral.
  • A prominent statue but the significance gets “lost” next to the imposing church....
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