Ribeira Square

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Ribeira Square.

The Ribeira Square (Portuguese: Praça da Ribeira) is a historical square in Porto, Portugal. It is in the historical centre of the city and is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

The square is located in the historical district of Ribeira, part of the São Nicolau parish. The Ribeira district spreads alongside the Douro river. During the Middle Ages, Ribeira Square was the site of many shops that sold fish, bread, meat and other goods.[1][2]

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  1. "An urban complex formed by Praça da Ribeira and its natural extensions, namely Rua de São João and its cross section, Rua do Infante D. Henrique". Patrimonio Cultural. Retrieved 2019-01-07.
  2. Isabel Sereno, Paulo Dordio. "Praça da Ribeira and surrounding area". www.monumentos.gov.pt. Retrieved 2019-01-07.