Fonte dos Leões

The Leões Fountain, from 1878, is at the Praça Gomes Teixeira centre. This fountain, made in cast iron, was created in 1877 by the Compagnie Générale des Eaux pour L'Etranger. This company was responsible of the water in the city. The fountain has three overlapped cups and four winged lions where the water flows from.

Contacts


Praça de Gomes Teixeira, 10
4050-526,Porto

    Characteristics


  • Difficult external parking
  • Fountains, Springs & Aqueducts
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Monuments near Fonte dos Leões

Cadeia e Tribunal da Relação do Porto / Centro Português de Fotografia


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Capela de Nossa Senhora da Silva


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Mosteiro de São Bento da Vitória


XVII century temple, built at the place where a former synagogue used to be. At the inside you may admire chromium plated panels and golden wood carving works.

Livraria Lello


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Universidade do Porto


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