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On the wall behind the cube

Fonte da Praca de Ribeira can be found in the busy Ribeira Square which has numerous cafes and is... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
thetravellingmanUk
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One of the most interesting landmarks in this must see area

From a distance it looks like a stone cube floating on top of a fountain. In actuality it is a... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Chinapjs
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Praca de Ribeira, Porto 4050-513, Portugal
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Fonte da Praca de Ribeira can be found in the busy Ribeira Square which has numerous cafes and is near to the waterfront. The Fountain of Sao Joao Baptista (Saint John the Baptist), named after the patron saint of the city is built into the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

A very nice statue located in a very central and iconic place of the city. Very pleasant times spent there

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

From a distance it looks like a stone cube floating on top of a fountain. In actuality it is a very interesting fountain sculpture. I was told it has light on at night. It is a meeting place in the medieval old town of Porto....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Fonteda Praca de Ribeira is located on the square of Ribeira. It is the fountain, named after the patron saint of the city and there is another sculpture cube on top of the fountain as well. There are many cafes around the fountain and it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Located in the busy square of the Ribeira, it is known as the Fountain of São João Baptista…the patron saint of the city. Three stories high it was built in 1783 replacing an older fountain. There’s a statue of the saint and a shield of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Not that much to see but a nice fountain sculpture in a pretty location by the River Douro. Lots of nice restaurants and cafes nearby.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank lucielivinlavidaloca
Reviewed 2 December 2017

this fountain is very simple You sill see you have a more modern fountain and another one on the back that is older and the original. You will be able to see this in Ribeira and with a few restaurants and coffee shops around you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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