Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Parque dos Poetas

Parque dos Poetas (Poets Park) is a tribute to the 20th century portuguese poetry, where you can find twenty statues of different writers.

The amphitheater where many cultural events take place.One of many fountaisThe picnic areaLooking outside from the entrance gate (click also on this photo).

17 comments:

Jim said...

That looks like a nice park. I like the lines used.

Babzy said...

i really love the place ,it seems to be a good place to have a walk ,nice shots ,i'm looking forward to seeing the poets !

willow said...

Oh, thank you! I love this and am looking forward to seeing more of the poets' statues!

Olivier said...

surprenante les portes et surtout autour de l'arbre.
amazing doors and especially around the tree.

Tanya said...

This is such an impressive park JM! Do they charge an admittance fee?

MurciaDailyPhoto and www.asthes.tk said...

Thanks to do us this trip around this park. i think that is the better way to know this place.

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

There are some stunning shots here again JM. Thanks for sharing.

angela said...

What a great place to spend the day. I especially like the circular bridge, very interesting design.

nobu said...

I like those modern statues, it's a nice park.

Per Stromsjo said...

No people around at such an attractive place? All photos are good but I appreciate the circular bridge the most.

april said...

That looks all very modern.

Joy said...

That is such a nice place to visit, JM. Wonderful photos.

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JM said...

No, Tanya, it's free.

Per, the photos were taken on a week day so there were not many people around, but you know I allways try not to get the shots 'people free'... :-)

humanobserver said...

Iy must be a great place...Thank you very much for sharing these snaps.....

jill said...

A park that would see much use I'm sure. The gate is dramatic.

Mat said...

Hi JM, and thank you for your visit and for leaving a comment :)

I especially like the second picture of this post, the amphitheater is a very lovely place !

Jules said...

Wow - I just don't know anywhere that celebrates its poets like this - how amazing!!!!