Liberdade Square, Porto

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Cutting through the heart of the city, Liberdade Square recalls the grand boulevards of Paris. Flanked by stately buildings and elegant hotels, the wide street features one of the city's most recognizable landmarks, a granite town hall famous for its 70 m (230 ft) tall bell tower. The boulevard's central square, featuring the towering equestrian statue of King Peter IV, serves as the site of frequent art festivals and exhibits. Try to avoid the heavy traffic that often chokes this avenue by exploring the area on foot or by bicycle. Literary fans may want to stop by the statue of writer Almeida Garrett in front of the town hall. Before you head to Porto, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Porto trip planner, to make sure you see all that Porto has to offer, including Liberdade Square.
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  • You will probably find yourself in this square while staying in Porto. It is surrounded by many gorgeous buildings and contains some great statues. Most of the walking tours start in this square so.....  more »
  • this area is a magnet for sight-seers ,with lots of bars and restaurants and the main point for getting tickets for the hop-on hop-off buses . The Intercontinental takes prime position over-looking...  more »
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