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Gardens and Parks offers great relax both for mind and eyes. Porto gardens helps people to keep in touch with nature. Here is a good and updated list of Porto Portugal attractions i.e, the best four Porto Gardens
Calém Antonio Garden, domestically famous as O jardim de António Calém is situated at Rua das Sobreiras. The garden is beautifully placed on the banks of the river Douro. The garden is famous for the romantic view it offers over the river. O jardim de António Calém is One of the must see Porto Portugal attractions. Another highlight of the garden are: the monument of expedition of Ceuta and the high black poplars. Calém Antonio Garden is a small garden with some shrubs, trees and lawns. Local people use this garden to do sports activities. The garden was built to define a historical discovery called the expedition of Ceuta in 1415. Admission is free and is accessibly by bus, tram and sightseeing tours.
Antero de Figueiredo is a small garden that is situated at Rua de Cerca close to the Foz Market. Actually this is not a “garden” but a passage. The garden was named after the famous writer
Antero de Figueiredo. He did a medicine school at Coimbra University. Later he took his literature graduation from University of Lisbon. The garden is accessible by bus and by sightseeing tours.
O Jardim do Passeio Alegre is situated at Rua do Passeio Alegre. This garden was designed during the 19th century by the famous German architect Emíle David. Passeio Alegre garden is one of the biggest green gardens in Porto. Ojardim do Passeio Alegre is one of the must see Porto Portugal attractions. Some of the highlights of this garden are as follows: a small romantic chalet, two Nasoni obelisks, and a granite fountain to the west. Golf is another major attraction of this garden. The entrance is free and is accessible by bus and sightseeing tours.
O Parque da Cidade or city park is one of the biggest parks in Porto as well as in Portugal. The park is so big that it extends up to 83 hectares to the coast of Atlantic Ocean. The city park is divided between four parishes of Porto municipality. The park was designed by the famous architect Sidónio Sparrow and was open to the public in 1993. The park was designed with lots of traditional techniques and gives the park a unique look in terms of structure and natural look. Some other highlights of the city park are as follows: trails, lakes, animals, aquatic vegitation, reflecting pools, small groves and spacious lawns. The architect of this park was selected by the Engineers with one of the 100 most notable works of the twentieth century built in Portugal. Entrance is free and is accessible by local bus. One of the must see Porto Portugal attractions.
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