Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Liberdade Square and the São Bento train station

Liberdade Square is a central feature of Porto with the town hall at one end and plenty of banks flanking it. Kinda looks like L.A. City Hall, doesn't it?

King Pedro IV:

Nearby is the 1896 train station, São Bento, with its gorgeous azulejos (blue and white tiles) depicting scenes in the history of Portugal:

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