Oporto City Hall

The construction of the building started in 1920 and lasted for almost 50 years. The project was inspired in the palaces of northern France, with a central tower with 70meters (nearly 230ft) with its top made of metal. The initial project was by the architect António Correia da Silva but the construction finished under the direction of Carlos Ramos who introduced some changes.

In front of the main door there’s a statue of the writer Almeida Garrett.


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