Praça de D. João I

  • Streets & Gardens
  • Streets, Squares,
  • Address: Praça de D. João I, 4049-060 Porto
  • Cost: Free(-)
  • The name of the square honours João I of Portugal, the tenth king of Portugal and the first of the Avis dynasty, who married Philippa of Lancaster in the city of Porto in 1387.

    Points of interest:
    - "Corcéis": two statues by the sculptor João Fragoso;
    - Teatro Rivoli, inaugurated in 1913;
    - Palácio Atlântico, inaugurated in 1950, and the current headquarters of Banco Comercial Português;
    - Rialto building, by the architect Rogério de Azevedo, inaugurated in 1948 and then known as "skyscraper", for being the tallest in the city.
  • GPS: 41.147612700621, -8.6091698055268
  • Bus: STCP - 1M, STCP - 200, STCP - 201, STCP - 202, STCP - 207, STCP - 208, STCP - 300, STCP - 301, STCP - 302, STCP - 304, STCP - 305, STCP - 3M, STCP - 400, STCP - 401, STCP - 4M, STCP - 501, ETG - Emp.Transp. Gondomarense - 55, STCP - 5M, STCP - 600, ETG - Emp.Transp. Gondomarense - 69, ETG - Emp.Transp. Gondomarense - 70, STCP - 703, STCP - 7M, STCP - 800, STCP - 801, STCP - 8M, STCP - 900, STCP - 901, STCP - 904, STCP - 905, STCP - 906, STCP - 700, STCP - ZH, STCP - 10M, STCP - 11M, STCP - 12M, STCP - 13M
  • Tram: STCP - Circular trip Carmo - Batalha
  • Metro: Metro do Porto - D
  • Sightseeing Tours: City Sightseeing Portugal - Blue Line, Red Line; Yellow bus - Historical Porto, Porto Castles
  • Recommended for: Couples, Young people, Families, Seniors

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