Serralves gardens contain 18 hectares created in an "Art Deco" style, including woodland and farmlands, which were designed by the famous French architect Jacques Gréber in the 1920’s. In Serralves Park you will also find the Museum of Modern Art, designed by the architect Siza Vieira.
The Porto Botanical Garden was created in 1951. It stretches on a surface of 4 hectares and it is managed by the Faculty of Sciences of Porto. The botanic gardens are representative of the so loved recreational gardens of the 18th century in Porto.
Built in 1865 by the design of the German landscape architect Emile David. At present, some of the unchallenged highlights refer to several statues, such as a statuary by Juan Munoz.
Crystal Palace Gardens
Crystal Palace Gardens is dominated by a huge domed pavilion built in 1956 which replaced the 19th century iron-and-glass "Crystal Palace." It is surrounded by a lake, romantic flowerbeds, and roaming peacocks, all overlooking the Douro River, of which there are superb views.
His works are internationally renowned for their coherence, clarity, and what Siza calls simplism . In 1992, he was awarded the prestigious Pritzker Prize from the Hyatt Foundation of Chicago, for lifetime achievement.
It is a Portuguese architect known for integrating the clean lines of minimalism with such nonminimal elements as colour and the use of local materials. In 2011 he won the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Known for his exquisite use of materials—granite, wood, marble, brick, steel, concrete—as well as his unexpected use of color.
A Portuguese painter who later adopt nickname for the name of your hometown. He became one of the most acclaimed naturalist painters of his generation.
One of the most famous contemporary Portuguese artists, famed for the monumental panel ‘Ribeira Negra’ which represents the characteristic of the bustling riverside urban area of Porto.
Statesman, diplomat, speaker, writer, reformer of the national theatre and introducer of Romanticism in Portugal. The statue of this Porto’s writer is placed in Aliados Avenue.
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One of the most important Portuguese poets of the twentieth century. She was the first Portuguese woman to receive the most important Portuguese language literary award, the Camões Prize, in 1999.