Batalha is east of the historic area of Porto, in the parishes of Santo Ildefonso and Sé. It is one of the main points of the city due to its great history. It houses the Univerisidade Lusófona do Porto, the Camélias and the main one, Batalha Square. Next to the Square are the São João National Theatre and the Santo Ildefonso Church. Near Batalha are the Sé do Porto, a 12th century cathedral, the Santa Clara Church and the Casa Guerra Junqueiro. Take the opportunity to get to know Batalha, a reflection of the city's essence, and walk down to the Ribeira.