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A bit of fun

Not by any means a must do, but a nice bit of fun. The statue is located in the corner of Liberdade... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nice photo

Nice photo opportunity that invites us to think about what was selling newspapers in the XIX... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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4 days ago
“A bit of fun”
5 weeks ago
“Nice photo ”
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not by any means a must do, but a nice bit of fun. The statue is located in the corner of Liberdade Square, at the bottom end, and also close to Sao Bento railway station. The statue depicts an old-fashioned newspaper vendor standing next to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in the centre of the City, this emotive Statue was rightly receiving much attention as a photo opportunity. Lots of smiles and laughter, perfect on a sunny day and giving a nice momento of a visit. Looking at my pictures, it would have probably...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice photo opportunity that invites us to think about what was selling newspapers in the XIX century and also in the beginning of the XX Century.

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

I have no idea regarding history of statue but it is an obvious photo opportunity. It is in liberty square which gives you a sense of place.

Thank downing
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Nice Statue near MacDonald. take a picture if you are in the area. Municipality keep it clean as it become targeted by Tourists

Thank Noghnosh100
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The Newspaper Vendor Statue on the main square next to the railway station is always the target for the photo-takers. See if you can find it during your visit there.

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I wouldn’t go out of my way to find it unless you have some connection to the news industry. But unlike the previous review states the statue is still standing!

Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Sadly the newspaper vendor statue is no more,I had it as a sight to see and couldn’t work out how I kept missing it. There was a message written in English saying roughly if you can’t respect our culture/heritage then go back to your own...More

Thank yoaligboy
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This is a quirky statue in the main square. It is something of a tradition in Porto to have your picture taken at the statue.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 28 November 2017

this is one of Porto's traditions and also portuguese tradition, newspapers boys/men selling the newspapers in the streets, called ardinas in portuguese. this is located in a sidewalk between Avenida dos Aliados and Sao Bento station. take a pic and show it to your kids...More

Thank rmcc83
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