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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  • Located at the opposite end of Avenida dos Aliados to the Porto City Hall, Praça da Liberdade is worth your time visiting as is the whole Avenida. In the square you will find 2 statues and a bronze s...  more »
  • We went through Liberdade Square several times during our stay in Porto, and yet never tired of all the square has to offer. Intriguing retail shops opening onto the square as well as various restaura...  more »
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