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Reviewed 1 week ago

Meeting place with friends is located next to the emblematic monuments like the Rector's; Lello bookstore; church of Carmo; Hidden house ... Close to good and cheap places to eat, however go early because it is likely that they are with a lot of people

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid a brief visit to the square to see the fountain with lions after having been to the nearby Clerigos Tower. The square is commonly known as the 'Lions Square' due to the fountain. Quite a sizeable fountain featuring four winged seated lions, and...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

A very sweet fountain located at the center of the city. From there you have easily access to lots of emblematic sites!

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 5 September 2018

ok, it's a nice plaza but you can do nothing there.. no cafes, no atmosphere in the area.. we walked there on a summer day, after reading how cool this area is. We spend around 30 minutes staring at the buildings which are nice, but...More

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 3 September 2018

One of the many areas we drove around and stopped to visit on our tour. Very pretty fountain with lions and griffins. Charming area that we would have liked to explore more.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 1 September 2018

There is a nice part of Porto with a fountain and church opposite with attentive art work on the outside we all.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This place is just like any other big square. But the special thing about this is the fountain with Griffins (half Lion with wings). Many have said that JK Rowling walked by here every day while writing the first Harry Potter books, and therefore came...More

Thank gibsonwushu
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The fountain is in a busy plaza with cafes and bars nearby. The fountain has interesting details and the sound of the splashing water is calming.

Thank artistJoan
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Great location to relax next to University of Porto. If you go between September - December you might see many university students walking by in their traditional academic wear that inspired Harry Potter's student's wardrobe. You can see students dressed in those at all times...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This fountain is really fun, there is water in it. i wouldn't recommend swimming in it tough. it nice to walk by and take a quick picture before you go somewhere else.

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