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Monuments in Porto
Jardim Marques de Oliveira
Baroque fountain waterfall type back. Features lush ornaments embossed, inter alia, shells, flowers, naturalistic elements, volutes, pinnacles and Arch. It is located in the garden of St. Lazarus, the first public garden port.
Praça da Batalha
According to tradition, the name of the square due to a battle fought between the inhabitants of the port and the Saracens of Al-Mansur, in that the former were defeated and the town razed. This square was also the scene of other historical events. The architectural and monumental level include the old cinema Eagle Douro, the cinema Batalha, the coffee Gold key, the Hotel Empire and the Grande Hotel da Battle. Deserve, too, a watchful eye, the building of the s. João theatre and the old Central station post office, Telegraphs and telephones, coat and dated from the 18th century. …