Praça de Gomes Teixeira
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Praça de Gomes Teixeira, The Square with the fountain of Lions
This might be one of the nicest squares in the Carmo district of Porto. The square with the fountain of lions. It got its name on 1936 in honor of Francisco Gomes Teixeira, a well known professor in the University of Porto. Around the square there are some buildings belong to the university, the Carmo Church and main roads to the city center. It is a walking distance from Sao Bento station, Livreria Lello and the beautiful Rua Galeria de Paris. The fountain with lions around it, is one of the few water sources in the city. Highly recommended to visit this beautiful square and peek into the university store or paying a visit inside the beautiful church.
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