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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

As others have said, this is a lovely park opposite Clerigos Church. The laughing men statues on the high benches are great. Definitely a good place to chill for a while.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sheepster1964
Reviewed 12 October 2018

My wife and I came across this small park after having visited Antiga Cadeia da Relacao (the old prison) just across the road. It is also located near to Clerigos Tower. We thought that this would be a nice chill out spot for a time,...More

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

A great place to chill during day and night. It's a spot for every occasion and by night it's full of people and with bars/pubs.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Nice park very close to Porto university. Some lovely trees and nice pond but the main attraction is the men on a bench. Lots of selfies are taken here.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

The common name for this city garden is “Jardim da Cordoaria”. It was redesigned some years ago and, although at that time there were many dissonant opinions about what was being done to it, it turned out to be a beautiful “refurbishment“. The designed incorporated...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The park has trees from all over the world. Some are very unusual having survived diseases and stress. Look for the huge bases. The are sculptures of old men in threes sitting or hanging from bleachers. The men are happy, laughing, and amusing. The park...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

After visiting Centro Portugues de Fotografia, we found this park. We were amazed by what would seem to be quite ancient trees. Then, we found the bleacher sculptures. A pleasant respite, just as a park should be!

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

Stumbled upon this garden while meandering around Porto. The girth of the trees is amazing, like Baobabs... and the sculptures take thew forms of men sitting or hanging from oversized tiered benches...good photo opportunity.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank AGuide
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Just at the Clerigos tower a pleasant garden. There are a lot of scuptures, a small pond, very pleasant, specifically on warm days.

Date of experience: August 2014
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